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Central Harlem »

Lawmen Recall Rev. Al Sharpton's Cooperation With FBI

Former officials remember an uproarious Rev. Al when he wore an FBI wire on the mob.  

Civic Center »

De Blasio's Google Chat With New Yorkers Filled With Supporters

Bill de Blasio's donors and past associates dominated a midday Google video chat with the mayor.

New Dorp Beach »

State Won't Add Any More Neighborhoods to Sandy Buyout Program

The state will instead focus on acquiring Sandy damaged homes through an acquisition program.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Administration Wants Total Control of Hiring Process, Memo Shows

The de Blasio administration is centralizing the hiring process, according to a memo sent to staff.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Atlantic Avenue First Major Thoroughfare to Get 'Slow Zone'

The speed limit on a 7.6-mile stretch of Atlantic Avenue will be reduced from 30 to 25 mph.

Jackson Heights »

Council Introduces Bill to Give Undocumented NYC Residents IDs

The ID, part of a State of the City promise by Mayor de Blasio, works like a driver's license.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Won't Get Any New Pre-K Seats Under Citywide Expansion

More than 200 pre-K seats will be added to District 2 schools, but none are on the Upper East Side.

Gramercy »

Officers Injured in Coney Island Building Fire Remain in Critical Condition

The mayor and police commissioner planned to visit the officers' families again Tuesday. 

Civic Center »

Crime Creeping Back Up After De Blasio Touts Record Lows

A month after Mayor de Blasio heralded historic lows, new NYPD stats show a rise in homicides.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Teen Fights to Keep Carriage Horses in Online Campaign

A 15-year-old Yorkville resident founded a group that is fighting to keep carriage horses in NYC.

Corona »

Cultural Affairs Commissioner Cites Rockaway as Model Arts Community

Tom Finkelpearl has been at the Queens Museum since 2002.   

Fort Greene »

Pre-K Seats More Than Doubling in Fort Greene Schools This Fall

The number of pre-K seats in the neighborhood will increase from 36 to 90.

Civic Center »

Quiet Labor Deal Gave $3M in Back Pay to Elevator Workers

The little-known deal by Comptroller John Liu gave retroactive raises to hundreds of elevator workers.

Ridgewood »

City Adds More Than 4,200 Full-Day Pre-K Seats for This Fall

The city will offer additional free pre-K seats in dozens of schools across the five boroughs.

Midtown »

City Planning Job Training Programs to Help Staff Local Tech Sector

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen said the Bloomberg administration left "regular New Yorkers" out.

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