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East New York »

Hundreds Rally in East New York for Community Input in City's Rezoning Plan

Groups are calling for a rezoning process that includes affordable housing and union jobs.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Prospect-Lefferts Residents Call to End 421-A Tax Incentive for Builders

Locals and tenant advocates rallied outside a new 23-story building at 626 Flatbush Ave. on Tuesday.

New York City »

City to Replace PCB-Laden Lights in Hundreds of Schools by 2016

The city will reduce their 10-year plan to change fixtures in 645 school buildings, officials say.

New York City »

Activist Jon Kest Dies Month After Daughter Killed During Sandy

Jon Kest's death follows the passing of his daughter, Jessie Streich-Kest, who died during the storm.

Ditmas Park »

Two People Killed By Tree While Walking Dog During Hurricane Sandy

Jessie Streich-Kest, 24, and Jacob Vogelman, were killed by a falling tree.

Carroll Gardens »

Activists Urge EPA to Make Spot Inspections at PCB Contaminated Schools

A group of New York lawyers sent a letter to the EPA urging it to make inspections at PCB-ridden schools.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Occupy Wall Street Protests at Rich People's Homes

The Occupy Wall Street movement moved to the city's wealthiest zip codes along Fifth and Park avenues to visit the homes of David Koch and Rupert Murdoch.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Occupy Wall Street Heads to Upper East Side for 'Millionaire's March'

Protesters from Occupy Wall Street will join labor and advocacy groups during a march Tuesday to the Upper East Side, stopping by homes of wealthy New Yorkers like David Koch and Rupert Murdoch.