Bloomberg To Deliver Commencement Address At Alma Mater Harvard UniversityThe Massachusetts native and Harvard Business School graduate will be the principal speaker for graduates and their guests at afternoon exercises at the school's 363rd commencement May 29.
De Blasio Administration Scraps Plans For Opening, Expanding Some Charter SchoolsMayor Bill de Blasio and his administration on Thursday dealt a major blow to nine schools – some of them charter schools – that were hoping to open or expand.
Bloomberg: GOP Can't Ignore Hispanics, Immigration ReformFormer Mayor Michael Bloomberg said in Washington Friday that a Republican Party that ignores the nation's Hispanics, and balks at immigration overhaul, does so at its political peril as Republicans pressured the House GOP to act this year.
New Year, New Mayor, And New Administration For New York CityNew York City welcomed 2014 with a crowd of over a million in Times Square early Wednesday morning – and a new mayor and administration starting a new page in city history.
Mayor Bloomberg Thanks New Yorkers For 'Honor And Privilege'Bloomberg's final 48 hours in office included the unveiling of his official City Hall portrait and the signing of legislation banning plastic foam food containers and adding e-cigarettes to the indoor smoking ban. He will leave office when the clock strikes midnight and a new year is ushered in.
Woman Protests Bloomberg's Policies By Lighting Cigarette Inside City HallAs Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a bill banning e-cigarette use indoors as one of the last pieces of legislation he approved, an opponent protested Bloomberg’s policies by lighting up a real cigarette right inside City Hall.
Bloomberg Appoints DOI Commissioner Hearn To Head Up Campaign Finance BoardOn his penultimate day in office Monday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announce3d outgoing City Department of Investigation Commissioner Rose Gill Hearn will take over as chair of the city Campaign Finance Board.
Mayor Bloomberg's Official Portrait Hangs In City HallMayor Michael Bloomberg is featured in front of the wall-less area he and his staff have worked in since shortly after he took office.
City Launches New 911 Response Tracking WebsiteNew York City residents have a new tool to track 911 response times: a website that shows weekly averages for how long it took to get to fires, medical emergencies and other types of calls.
Report: Bloomberg Spent $650M On NYC In 12 YearsA new report says billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been very generous to the City of New York.
NYPD: Threat Of Terrorism Remains A Serious ConcernThe NYPD gave an auditorium full of private security executives plenty to worry about at a security briefing in Lower Manhattan recently.
2013 On Track For Fewest Murders Ever Recorded In New York CityWith just days left before leaving office, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly took time Friday to reflect on their legacies.
City Incarceration Rate Drops By More Than A Third During Bloomberg's TenureIn his final days in office, Mayor Michael Bloomberg touted a historic drop in crime in the city. According to the mayor, policing is a huge part of the equation. But he also pointed to a significant drop in the incarceration rate.
Thousands Of Faithful Celebrate Christmas At St. Patrick's CathedralThousands were in attendance, ringing in one of the most important days of the Christian calendar in the city's most famous church.
Volunteers Show Christmas Spirit Across Tri-State AreaDozens of people turned up for a chance to get new coats at the New York Rescue Mission.