Jason Paul Smith is charged with conveying false and misleading information and hoaxes. If convicted, he could be sentenced up to five years in prison.
Though toplessness is not illegal in New York, aggressive panhandling and aggressive solicitation are illegal.
The new law requires landlords to register, inspect and regularly clean cooling towers.
He arrived in a limousine — about 10 minutes late — and made his way up the steps through the swarm of media members and onlookers.
A bill has been introduced in the New York City Council that would make it easier for those with severe hearing loss to hear.
The number of smokers in New York City has risen, as government spending to fight the habit has dropped.
The state’s third- through eighth-graders – as well as those specifically of New York City – did slightly better on Common Core-aligned math and English assessments than last year.
New York City lawmakers will start debating a bill requiring all cooling towers to be registered and routinely tested after the deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx.
New York City is taking an unprecendented preventative move after two more deaths have been linked to the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the South Bronx, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.
Don’t expect the mayor’s “NYC Safe” initiative to magically make the homeless disappear from the streets. It may only affect several hundred.
The testing will be available to all owners, operators, managers and landlords of buildings with cooling towers or evaporative condenser units until October.
And when asked whether de Blasio deserves a second term, more voters said no than yes — 47 to 41 percent.
Norman Seabrook, president of the New York City Correction Officer’s Benevolent Association, said Wednesday the Kew Gardens facility is dilapidated, too small and has no training equipment.
The mayor presented the updated figures at a news conference at Lincoln Hospital. In addition to those sickened in the outbreak, officials said seven people have died.
Schumer, the third highest ranking Democrat in the Senate, said Monday he is pouring over the deal before making a decision on how he’ll vote.