The senator is taking issue with the EPA’s interpretation of a 2011 law. He says Congress didn’t intend for hydrants to be included in the new reduced-lead drinking water standards.
The iconic characters can’t lift off Thursday if sustained winds exceed 23 mph and gusts exceed 34 mph.
De Blasio campaigned on a platform of adding a tax on households making more than $500,000 a year to cover the costs of universal pre-kindergarten and after-school programs.
Mira Harpazi was walking two blocks from her home at the Starret City housing complex in Brooklyn when she was punched in the face by a man in his 20s.
In the wake of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a member of a board that collected records on the assassination in the 1990s talked about its process and findings.
Around 2:45 a.m. Friday, a 24-year-old Jewish man was surrounded by four men and punched in the face on 18th Avenue in Borough Park, investigators said.
The nation paused to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Friday.
After 12 years in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is presenting mayor-elect Bill de Blasio with a balanced budget.
A pair of City Council committees are holding a hearing Wednesday on allegations of racial bias in New York City department stores.
The legislation makes New York the first large city or state in the country to prohibit sales to young adults.
The number of street stops under the NYPD stop-and-frisk policy has plummeted 80 percent in recent months compared with the same time last year, and officers are recovering fewer weapons, according to police department data obtained Monday.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg was on hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 121st Precinct located at 970 Richmond Avenue in the Graniteville section of Staten Island.
The Philippines’ main disaster response agency raised the death toll Friday to 3,621, up from the previous figure of 2,360. Most of the casualties occurred on Leyte and Samar islands. It said 1,140 people are missing and more than 12,000 injured.
De Blasio said he’d tax those making $500,000 or more to cover the cost of universal pre-K. Any tax would have to be approved by the state legislature and be signed by Gov. Cuomo.
On Veterans Day, Americans across the nation are honoring the sacrifices and service of the nation’s armed forces with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies and other events.