Kathryn Garcia Leaves City Government, But Will She Run For Mayor? 'Stay Tuned'She resigned last week after 14 years with the city, saying she could not stand by while the mayor slashed more money from the sanitation budget.
Kathryn Garcia Stepping Down As NYC Sanitation Commissioner; Could Run For Mayor Be Next On To-Do List?Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration has suffered a big blow.
New York City Workers Face Wet, Cold Commute Home After SnowfallNot much snow stuck in New York City on Monday, but it was still wet and cold as commuters tried to get home.
Temperatures Plummet Across Tri-StateNew Yorkers woke up to fairly warm temperatures but felt a bitter blast by midday Tuesday.
Sanitation Worker Injured When Helium Canister Explodes In Back Of TruckIt happened around 6:40 a.m. near 12th Street and Seventh Avenue in Park Slope.
NYC Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia Tapped To Take Over NYCHAKathryn Garcia will work with the federal government to overhaul the city’s public housing system.
Queens Lawmaker Wants To Crack Down On 'Cash For Cars' Signs"Cash for Cars" signs around the city capture your attention with the promise of big bucks. Now, they’re capturing the attention of lawmakers.
Woodside Residents Want Railroad To Clean Up Trash On TracksWet, soggy garbage litters the train tracks in Woodside, Queens. It’s a pile of problems for residents who live along the railway that’s run by CSX Transportation.
'Trashy But Classy:' Beauty Queen Lands Dream Job With Sanitation DepartmentNicole Doz spent most of her life as a beauty pageant queen, but for all the glitz and glamour she says she now has her dream job.
Engagement Ring Found At Waste Transfer Facility After Accidentally Being Thrown AwayA Midtown woman thought her engagement ring was gone forever when it accidentally ended up on the trash – but with a little luck and dirty hands, her fiancé found a glimmer in the garbage.
De Blasio Challenger Wants To Cut Pollution With Green Garbage FleetDemocrat Sal Albanese declared that when he becomes mayor he'll replace the city's diesel powered garbage trucks with natural gas fueled models.
NYU Professor Becomes Sanitation Worker, Learns About City Through Its TrashRobin Nagle is the New York Sanitation Department's very own anthropologist-in-residence -- and for several months, a garbage woman.
New Yorkers Hope End Is Near For Mounds Of Filthy SnowThe weather is finally warming up, but New York's sidewalks and streets are still covered with the remnants of the long, messy winter.
New York City Expands Pilot Program For Organic Waste Collection The pilot project to separate left over food, leaf, and yard waste is expanding to 70,000 homes.
Brutal Winter Sent NYC Sanitation Dept. Snow Budget Into The RedThe relentless snow this winter caused the New York City Department of Sanitation to go over budget by $75 million.