Some of the Democratic candidates for mayor of New York City took part in a forum on transportation issues at Baruch College on Wednesday.
Brooklyn residents turned out Tuesday evening for the third in a series of town hall meetings to discuss local issues.
The New York Police Department’s widespread spying programs directed at Muslims have undermined free worship by innocent people and should be declared unconstitutional, religious leaders and civil rights advocates said Tuesday after the filing of a federal lawsuit.
In the coming years, New York City is looking at building a plant that would turn table scraps and egg shells into biogas to generate electricity.
The City Council Speaker and Democratic hopeful never pointed to a particular opponent but said no one else is offering New York voters real solutions.
The court papers filed by the Justice Department say the government was weighing in “only in order to assist the court on the issue of remedy, and only should it find that NYPD’s stop-and-frisk practices are unlawful.”
Using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous than simply talking on a cellphone, a new AAA study found.
Opponents rallied on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday before a City Council meeting where the ban was to be introduced.
As part of the plan, removable flood walls would be set up for much of lower Manhattan as well as a 15-to-20-foot levee to guard part of Staten Island and a system of gates and levees to protect a Brooklyn creek.
If you thought Hurricane Sandy was bad the mayor’s office says conditions are ripe for far worse weather around here: like heat waves, droughts and coastal flooding.
FDNY sources tell WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb that an envelope containing white powder was mailed to a member of the department at the Fire Prevention section.
“Somebody made a mistake that was handling that call and we’re looking into it, we’ll find out what happened,” Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano said Friday.
Under the plan the TLC will be able to issue 18,000 hail licenses over the next three years – 20 percent must be handicapped-accessible.
The liberal Democrat from New Jersey died Monday after suffering complications from viral pneumonia. At 89, he was the oldest member of the Senate and the last of 115 World War II veterans to serve there.
The governor made an announcement during a Tuesday afternoon news conference in Trenton. The special primary would be Aug. 13, with the special election held Oct. 16.
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