Assemblyman Hikind Blasts Patronage Accusations As Son Runs For CouncilA Brooklyn City Council race has turned ugly, as two political dynasties battle for control of patronage and power.
Zoning Change Would Clear Path For $126-Million Far Rockaway FaceliftIf a Far Rockaway makeover is going to get under, the city council will have to approve a zoning change for the first time in nearly 50 years.
Democratic Council Candidate Admits To Being A Liar, Denies Being An Anti-SemiteThe democrat running for city council on the Upper West Side lied on Twitter and lied to a newspaper, and then admitted it.
Council Bill Would Prevent Businesses From Automatically Renewing ContractsHave you ever joined a gym in January? You might get what seems like a good deal, until you don't use the membership.
‘It’s An Amazing Idea,’ Councilman Wants To End Frustration Of Driving Behind Garbage TrucksThey're a welcome sight when garbage piles up on the sidewalk, but getting stuck behind a sanitation truck is no fun for city drivers.
NYC Councilman: Postpone Vote On Horse Carriage Bill A New York City Councilman is calling for a postponement of a vote on the hotly debated horse carriage bill.
New Law Ends Muni-Meter Waiting GameA new city law allows drivers to prepay one hour before muni-meters go into effect so that they don't have to sit in their cars watching the clock tick.
Community Liaison To Bridge Language Gaps Between Cops, Shop Owners In Bensonhurst Relief may be on the way for some Brooklyn shop owners who have been targeted by wild teens.
NYC Officials Call For Higher Wages, Benefits For Crossing GuardsElected city officials gathered on the steps of City Hall this week calling for funding for city crossing guards.
De Blasio Hammers Out Conservative Budget Amid Fears Of State, Federal CutsOn Sunday, the de Blasio administration released details from the mayor's new budget proposal that authorizes an additional $70 million over the next five years to put more paramedics on the streets and dispatchers at call centers.
NYC Councilman: Suspend Parking Meters During SnowstormsCouncilman David Greenfield is proposing that the meters not be enforced whenever alternate-side parking rules are suspended for snow.
Suspect In Custody For Dozens Of Tire Slashings In BrooklynOn Sunday morning, dozens of Brooklyn residents in the vicinity of Quentin Road to Avenue S and East 17th Street to Bedford Avenue woke up to their tire slashed.
Police Investigating After Tires Slashed On 40 Cars In BrooklynPolice said cars were targeted in the vicinity of Quentin Road to Avenue S and East 17th Street to Bedford Avenue between midnight and 2 a.m. Sunday.
NYPD: Knife-Wielding Suspect Who Stabbed Student At Brooklyn Synagogue Fatally Shot By PoliceA man wielding a knife who stabbed an Israeli student inside a Brooklyn synagogue was fatally shot by police early Tuesday morning when he refused to drop the knife, police said.
Hundreds Gather At Israeli Consulate, Demand Release Of Kidnapped TeensThe desperate search for three missing Israeli teenagers sparked a rally on the East Side on Sunday.