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Yorkville »

De Blasio Appoints Former Police Chief Joseph Esposito to Head OEM

Esposito, who served in the NYPD for 40 years, is now taking over the disaster preparedness agency.

Maspeth »

Fundraiser for Sanitation Worker Killed on The Job Nets $50K in 5 Days

Steven Frosch was killed by a street sweeper in Maspeth last week. 

Prospect Heights »

Atlantic Yards Affordable Housing Plan Accelerated by State, Local Groups

The housing plan near the Barclays Center got a kickstart from the state, city and civic groups.

Civic Center »

City Agencies Add Gay Pride Flag Into Twitter Logos at Mayor's Request

Dozens of agencies changed their social media profiles for Pride Week following de Blasio's request.

Civic Center »

New York Workers Get Extended Lunch Break to Watch Team USA

Gov. Cuomo gave state workers an extended lunch break to watch Team USA against Germany the World Cup.

Civic Center »

Splinter Democratic Faction to Reunite With State Senate Democrats

The Independent Democratic Conference, led by Sen. Jeff Klein, is rejoining the fold.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Announces Labor Agreement with City Nurses, Healthcare Workers

The deal comes nearly two months after the city agreed to a pattern-setting deal with city teachers.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Promises to Streamline Special Education Reimbursement Process

State legislators pressured the city to make it easier for parents to get private school education.

Woodside »

De Blasio Signs 11 Traffic Safety Bills as Part of 'Vision Zero' Initiative

The signing took place near the Woodside intersection where an 8-year-old was killed in December.

Coney Island »

Mermaid Parade Kicks Off Summer on Coney Island

Mermaids, pirates and various sea creatures crowded Surf Avenue for the 32nd Annual Mermaid Parade.

Arverne »

Abuse Death of 2-Year-Old Girl in Far Rockaway Ruled a Homicide, City Says

Kevasia Edwards' death was ruled a homicide four months after her mother was charged with abuse.

Civic Center »

High-Need Schools to Get $52M to Provide More Services to Families

The schools will work with community-based organizations to provide counseling and job training.

Williamsburg »

Greenpoint Landing, Williamsburg Get City Funding to Build Affordable Units

The support for Greenpoint Landing and more comes from a pool of bonds and city-backed loans.

Sunnyside »

Corrections Department Overtime Costs Exploding, City Councilwoman Warns

The city DOC's overtime cap is 57 hours a month, nearly twice what it was in 2010.

East New York »

City to Install Cameras in Housing Complex Where 6-Year-Old Was Killed

Cameras were being installed at the Boulevard Houses, where P.J. Avitto was fatally stabbed.

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