Councilman Mark Treyger told WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb that he wrote the legislation after witnessing a near disaster in his Brooklyn district.
Top Democrats may be furious at Bill de Blasio for his world class snub of Hillary Clinton, but he’s standing his ground.
Dolan said Monday at an Association for a Better New York breakfast that the Archdiocese’s efforts would not be as far along if it were not for its non-Catholic benefactors.
On April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth shot President Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre in Washington.
News that some NYPD officers will soon be headed to Los Angeles to study police body cams has raised some questions of the program’s effectiveness.
Elected city officials gathered on the steps of City Hall this week calling for funding for city crossing guards.
Sharpton addressed the killing of Walter Scott at the beginning of his annual National Action Network conference in New York on Wednesday.
Some parents who favor half-day preschool complain they won’t have enough time with their children or that their kids will have trouble tolerating the six hours, 20 minutes of full-day pre-K.
Advocates and some elected officials rallied on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday, with some chanting “Housing is a right! Fight, fight, fight!”
Bratton expects the reduced number of stops to bolster NYPD relations with the minority community.
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.