Council Bill Proposes Ban On RoundUp Chemical Glyphosate Amid Cries Of 'Environmental Racism'The Black Institute asserts the city engaged in "environmental racism" by using the pesticide more frequently and at higher concentrations in parks used by people of color.
NYC Will Now Take Responsibility For City Trees Causing Sidewalk DamageThe city says it will re-examine 50,000 tickets. Officials also plan to fast-track repairs at 5,500 sites.
Parks Department Patrol Officers Train To Make Ice Rescues“Don’t risk your life for a selfie on the ice” – that is the message the New York City Commissioner of Parks and Recreation shared Tuesday at an ice rescue training session.
Parents, Children Not Pleased After Parks Department Removes Toys From Brooklyn PlaygroundThere was pushback from parents Thursday evening after the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation banned toys from a Brooklyn playground.
Viverito Leads Charge To Have Statue Of Dr. J Marion Sims Removed From Central ParkProtestors led by City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, called on the city to remove a Central Park statue dedicated to Dr. J Marion Sims.
CBS2 Exclusive: ‘A Fatality Waiting To Happen,’ Parents Call Parks ATVs A Danger On The BeachThe parks department said the ATVs are driven by highly trained parks officers, and the vehicles allow them to enforce park rules.
CBS2 Exclusive: City Worker Injured Inside Ft. Totten Structure Previously Called ‘Safe’The inside of the old building on the grounds of Fort Totten -- a former U.S. Army site -- has seen better days. It's now dilapidated and deserted.
CBS2 Exclusive: DOT Tells Bronx Man To Pay For New Sidewalk, But Parks Dep't To Rip It Up For TreeA man was told to fix his cracked sidewalk or pay a fine, and now he may have wasted his money replacing it.
Comptroller Report: NYPD Sees Decrease In Personal Injury ClaimsMeanwhile the city's hospital corporation and the Sanitation Department saw an increase in claims, the report said.
Residents In Gerritsen Beach Still Looking At Sandy-Damaged Boats 3 Years LaterThe Parks Department said it expects to have all Sandy-damaged boats and debris removed from New York City's waterways by the end of next year.
Vendor In The Battery Says Illegal Vendors Costing New York City ThousandsStatue Cruises is the only line that takes tourists to the island, but their COO, Michael Burke, said illegal vendors are shiphoning off potential customers with lies.
Tri-State Area Residents Try To Stay Cool During Summer ScorcherThe day's 95-degree heat had New Yorkers working out their coping strategies.
Long Island's State Golf Courses Reopening After Long, Brutal WinterMany state golf courses reopened Friday for the 2015 season after a long and brutal winter.
Snow Falls In Time For Annual Winter Jam In Central ParkThere was just enough snowfall in Central Park to help make Winter Jam a success.
NYC's Parks Department Launches Annual MulchFest For Christmas Tree RecyclingNew Yorkers can now bring their Christmas trees to designated parks to be turned into mulch.