City Councilman James Vacca Comes Out Publicly As Gay ManBronx City Councilman James Vacca (D-13th) won praise from the council’s LGBT caucus as he came out publicly as a gay man Friday.
City Says Bronx 'Mystery Building' Will Improve Safety During EmergenciesYou can see it from the Pelham Parkway, you can see it from the Hutchinson Parkway, and some Bronx residents can even see it from their front doors.
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 Councilmen Propose $500 Property Tax RebatesThe average tax bill in the city is set to increase by $400 to $800, Councilman James Vacca said.
Residents Demand Action Following Serious Accident At Bronx Intersection Another serious car accident at a dangerous Bronx intersection has residents demanding action.
City Council Considering Online Petition System For New York CityCouncilman James Vacca of the Bronx believes such a system would help get more people involved with the issues facing the city.
City Council Proposal Would Give Unpaid Interns Right To Sue For Sexual Harassment, DiscriminationUnder the city's current civil rights law, unpaid interns cannot sue for sexual harassment or discrimination in the workplace.
NYC Council Members Make Their Pitches To Be Next SpeakerSeven council members attended a forum Wednesday night as they vie to fill a position that could provide key support -- and potentially fierce opposition -- to incoming Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Mayor Bloomberg Expected To Sign E-Bike BanThe bikes are often used by delivery people and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said the new law plugs loopholes and totally bans electric bikes from the streets of New York.
Transport Workers Union Handing Out Bloody MetroCards To Subway RidersThe transit workers union is sending a grim message, reminding straphangers of the dangers of the subway system.
NYC Council Members Still Awaiting Traffic Safety Info From DOTTwo members of the New York City Council say they are waiting for the city Department of Transportation to obey the law.
Stringer: New York City On Track For Twice As Many Subway Deaths This YearThere 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.
Man Killed By Subway Train In Times SquareTransit spokeswoman Judie Glave says the incident around 10 a.m. Tuesday involved a No. 2 train.
Legislation Proposed To Help Pregnant Women Working In NYCMore and more women want to work through their pregnancies and a measure introduced before the New York City Council might well help them.
Traffic Fatalities On The Rise In NYCFor the first time since 2007, the number of traffic-related fatalities in New York City has risen.