The so-called “renewal schools” receive additional funding for services such as weekend tutoring and expanded after-school programs.
It began when high school students from the Bronx and Upper Manhattan stood up in the front row. They said their schools don’t have the same facilities and opportunities for athletics as mostly white schools.
New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray has unveiled a more modern take on the teen helpline.
Ambulance response time to life-threatening situations increased last month in New York City to an average of 11 minutes and seven seconds.
Councilman Brad Lander, D-Brooklyn, said the bill would require retail and grocery stores to charge customers a dime for each single-use plastic bag.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is asking New York City landlords to make vacant units in their buildings available to homeless families in exchange for cash rewards.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton told reporters Thursday he feels optimistic the NYPD will be getting more cops in the next city budget.
Voters diapproved, 54 percent to 35 percent, of the way Cuomo is handling ethics in government, the poll found.
Between commuting time and work hours, New York City residents have the longest workweeks among the country’s 30 biggest cities, city Comptroller Scott Stringer said in a report released Tuesday.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s late streak continued on St. Patrick’s Day.
The parade, which dates back to 1762, marched past St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 50th Street and ended at 79th Street.
Last week, the publication Capital New York reported that computers operating on the NYPD’s network had been used to alter Wikipedia pages containing details of controversial cases.
The feelings were so intense, the passions so high that hundreds of firefighters showed up at City Hall on Monday to send a message to Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Vatican watcher John Allen said the Pope Francis the world sees as a natural in public was not always like that as the Archbishop in Buenos Aires.
A report claims computers operating on the New York Police Department’s network at its One Police Plaza headquarters have been used to alter Wikipedia pages containing details of controversial cases involving Eric Garner, Sean Bell and Amadou Diallo.