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Bay Ridge »

Thousands of Kids Denied Pre-K Seats as Demand Exceeds Supply

More than 15,000 children vying for public school pre-K spots received rejection letters, the city said.

East New York »

Ex-Con Arrested for Knife Attack That Killed 6-Year-Old Boy

Daniel St. Hubert killed P.J. Avitto and wounded 7-year-old Mikayla Capers, police said.

Park Slope »

De Blasio Faces $500 Fine for Failing to Properly Register Rental Home

Owners who do not register with the Department of Housing Preservation and Development face a penalty.

Civic Center »

Stringer Projects $2 Billion More in Overall Labor Deal Costs

The comptroller's budget review ultimately estimates the net cost lower thany the mayor's office.

East Harlem »

Chancellor, Council Speaker Target Spanish-Speaking Parents in Pre-K Push

Carmen Fariña and Melissa Mark-Viverito want Spanish-speaking parents to know all their pre-K options.

Downtown Brooklyn »

De Blasio Used LICH as a Political Prop, Angry Ex-Supporters Say

An emergency room doctor who was laid off told the mayor to "man up" to keep the hospital open.

Park Slope »

Mayor Rejected Twice by Department of Buildings on Apartment He Rents Out

De Blasio's applications for confirmation on his rental property's legal use have been rejected twice.

Lower East Side »

$400M Grant Bringing Storm Protection to East Side, Bronx and Staten Island

A plan for East River berms won federal funding, as did proposals in The Bronx and Staten Island.

Civic Center »

Dwindling City Hospitals Driving Up Ambulance Response Times, FD Boss Says

Outgoing FDNY Commissioner Cassano said the loss of hospitals was partly to blame for response times.

Park Slope »

Mayor Leaves Free Stuff Outside Home Ahead of Gracie Mansion Move

The de Blasios did what every New Yorker does before a move — they put their old stuff on the street.

Jackson Heights »

De Blasio First Mayor to March in Queens Pride Parade

Mayor Bill de Blasio marched in the 22nd annual pride parade in Jackson Heights, a "historic" moment.

Queens Village »

City Adds More Than 10,000 Pre-K Seats, Streamlining Application Process

The city hopes to make it easier for families to enroll in free full-day pre-K programs at nonprofits.

Port Richmond »

Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill to Provide $4M Tax Relief for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Cuomo signed a bill that will lower taxes for people who made repairs on their home after the storm.

Upper West Side »

Memorial Day Marked by Mayor at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

The ceremony honored those who have served and who continue to serve the country in the armed forces.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Looks to Purge Health Care Rolls to Save Millions

A plan to remove 20,000 ineligible city health insurance enrollees is estimated to save $400 million.

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