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Central Harlem »

Harlem Special Needs School Rallies Against Charter School Expansion

Parents at P.S. 811 say Mayor de Blasio was right not to allow Success Academy charter school expansion.

Central Harlem »

Charter Schools Boss Eva Moskowitz Demands 'Educational Justice' From City

Moskowitz fought back after the city blocked a plan to co-locate three Success Academy schools.

Union Square »

Park Advocates Urge Mayor to Block Union Square Restaurant

Park advocates are urging de Blasio to cancel a contract to build a restaurant in Union Square.

Civic Center »

Cuomo More Popular Than De Blasio in NYC, Polls Show

The mayor's poll numbers lagged behind Cuomo's numbers as the two face off over universal pre-K.

Astoria »

Astoria Councilman Wants Potholes Repaired Within 5 Days

Costa Constantinides' bill would mandate potholes be filled days after a complaint is made.

Wakefield »

Cardinal Dolan Mum on de Blasio's UPK Tax Hike

The Cardinal supports UPK, but was mum about whether it should be paid for with a tax hike.

Civic Center »

Bloomberg Administration Paid Record $1.5B Overtime in 2013

The record amount of overtime was more than double what was paid when Bloomberg took office.

New York City »

Serious Crime Dips in NYC Amid Decline in 'Stop-and-Frisk,' Sources Say

Serious crime went down 2.2 percent during the first two months of 2014, NYPD statistics reveal.  

Sunnyside »

Mayor de Blasio Marches in LGBT-Friendly St. Pat's for All Parade

The mayor marched in the Sunnyside event, but plans to skip the Manhattan parade later this month.

Williamsburg »

Domino Sugar Factory Apartments to Have More Affordable Housing

The city has reached an agreement on a proposal to redevelop the Domino Sugar site in Williamsburg.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Plans to Double Number of After-School Seats by Fall 2014

The mayor vowed to more than double the number of middle school after-school slots by the fall of 2014.

Sunnyside »

Mayor Expected to March in St. Pat's For All Parade in Queens on Sunday

The annual parade is known as an LGBT-friendly alternative to the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Manhattan.

East Harlem »

Mayor Announces 7 Steps for Better Police Interactions with the Public

Bill de Blasio announced new training protocols during a press conference with Bill Bratton Thursday.

Stapleton »

Plan For All-Boys Eagle Academy to Share Space With I.S. 49 Approved

Eagle Academy will share space with I.S. 49 in Stapleton despite community opposition.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Boots Eva Moskowitz's Success Academy From Some Planned Sites

Critics had complained Moskowitz's Success Academy enjoyed preferential treatment under Mayor Bloomberg.

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