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Amar Diarrassouba was struck and killed by a tractor trailer in East Harlem on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Stringer Calling For New Pedestrian Safety Measures In Wake Of East Harlem Boy’s Death

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said he wants tougher traffic-calming measures and improved enforcement of existing laws on streets where children walk to school.

03/04/2013

Subway platform with glass barriers - Paris, France (file / credit: MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

MTA: Subway Platform Barriers Would Cost More Than $1 Billion

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer predicts that if things keep going the way they are, 100 people will have been killed in the New York City Subway system this year.

01/28/2013

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer (file/credit: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

Stringer: New York City On Track For Twice As Many Subway Deaths This Year

There have been six subway deaths already in 2013. The circumstances in the incidents vary, but Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said the rash of death on the tracks deserves a closer look.

01/23/2013

FILE - A cat sits in her cage at an Animal Care and Control Shelter in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report Outlines ‘Deplorable’ Conditions At City’s Animal Shelters

A new report by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said New York Animal Care and Control shelters are plagued by deplorable conditions and dysfunction at the organizational level.

01/06/2013

State police personnel led children from the school, following the shooting. (credit: Newtown Bee Photo, Shannon Hicks)

Officials React To Mass School Shooting In Newtown, Connecticut

Officials from Connecticut and beyond are expressing their shock and horror.

12/14/2012

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer

Manhattan Borough President Stringer Announces Run For City Comptroller

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer announced Sunday that he will run for city comptroller next year.

11/18/2012

Mike Francesa (Credit: WFAN) and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Prior To Cancellation, Francesa Rips Bloomberg For NYC Marathon Decision

“This is the dumbest thing anyone has ever heard of,” Francesa said prior to the cancellation. “How can you do this? And if the idea is to show that New York is above it, and to make the mayor look good, knock it off.”

11/02/2012

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: Quinn Maintains Early Lead In NYC Mayor’s Race

The Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows City Council Speaker Christine Quinn winning the support of 29 percent of the city’s registered Democrats.

08/15/2012

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer

Stringer, Others Call On DHS To Suspend Moving Homeless Families Into UWS Buildings

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and others have come out against the City Department of Homeless Services and its plan to open a large-scale homeless shelter in a residential area on the Upper West Side.

08/07/2012

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer (file / credit: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

Stringer Calls For Major Overhaul Of NYC’s Housing Authority

In a new report, Stringer said the New York City Housing Authority’s current Board of Commissioners structure is hampering its ability to confront major organizational challenges.

08/02/2012

Police investigate the scene of a shooting at Rucker Park in Harlem on July 25, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Arrest Made In Rucker Park Shooting That Injured 5; Basketball Tournament Resumes

Ricardo Laing, 24, of White Plains, is charged with five counts of attempted murder, police told 1010 WINS.

07/31/2012

Police investigate the scene of a shooting at Rucker Park in Harlem on July 25, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigating Shooting At Rucker Park

Five people were shot and three others were injured during an annual basketball tournament.

07/26/2012

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo credit: GettyImages)

Local Officials React To U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling On Obama Health Care Law

The decision, which was handed down Thursday in Washington D.C., means that most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay a fine.

06/28/2012

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer

Police: Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer’s Office Burglarized

Police confirmed that at least two laptop computers containing sensitive information were stolen from the mayoral hopeful. It is unknown if those computers contained donor information.

06/26/2012

One of the swastikas that appeared on a building in Borough Park, Brooklyn on June 15, 2012. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

NYPD Investigating After Swastikas Found On Van, Light Pole In Brooklyn

A van and a light pole were sprayed with swastikas on East Second Street in Kensington, police said. The discovery came just days after swastikas were found on six separate locations in nearby Borough Park.

06/18/2012

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