After 12 years in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is presenting mayor-elect Bill de Blasio with a balanced budget.
The legislation makes New York the first large city or state in the country to prohibit sales to young adults.
Two events were held Thursday in New York City for and against the proposal that, if approved, would allow the development of as many as seven casinos across the state.
It’s the latest effort by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to target the cigarette industry. New York would become the first major city to raise the age for buying cigarettes.
A New York Civil Liberties Union study released Tuesday said African-American and low-income youth — particularly those with special needs — are arrested in city public schools on a disproportionate basis.
Speaking Tuesday on Coney Island, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city has “made an enormous amount of progress” over the past year.
LEDs can last for up to 20 years before they need to be replaced compared with a six-year life for the current high-pressure sodium street lights. The initiative will save the city about $14 million a year, Mayor Bloomberg said.
Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that he is committed to immigration reform, regardless of whether the laws change in Washington.
The spot is called “Can’t Go Back.” After running footage of the motorcycle melee, it segues to images from the 1970s and ’80s, depicting an overturned police car, a man holding a gun, and corpses on the ground.
An attorney on Tuesday claimed some NYPD detectives in the Bronx lied and arrested innocent people over a period of several years, in an effort to meet quotas.
Under the proposal, the health department would assume oversight of tanning salons from the state, which issues their permit.
Police have stepped up the search for Avonte Oquendo, who has been missing for nearly a week. He was last seen Friday on surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City.
About 10,000 people are expected to take part in the March for Education Equality, organizer Jeremiah Kittridge with Families with Excellent Schools said.
Lauren’s Law was named for 13-year-old Lauren Shields of Stony Point, in Rockland County. She received a heart transplant when she was 9.
Federal funding for the program ended this week but about 300 people are still sleeping in city-funded hotel rooms that are paid for through Friday.