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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.

Long Island City »

Plan Dropped to Co-Locate Tech School at Long Island City High School

The planned technical school will be proposed for the Murry Bergtraum campus in Manhattan instead.

Civic Center »

NYPD's Highest Ranking Female Officer Tapped to Lead Community Affairs

Housing Bureau Chief Joanne Jaffe has been tapped to run the NYPD's Community Affairs Bureau.

Crown Heights »

Rookie NYPD Officer Shot in Gunfight With Bus Fare Beater, Police Say

Officer James Li was hit in both legs at Empire Boulevard and Utica Avenue, sources said.

Chinatown »

City Finds Enough Space for Pre-K Seats but Still Needs Funding for Program

Hundreds of schools and community groups applied to add about 29,000 new full-day pre-K seats.

St. George »

Build It Back Has 'to Do Better' at Releasing Sandy Funds, Mayor Says

After a meeting on Staten Island, de Blasio said the city will release a new plan for Sandy recovery.

Civic Center »

Victims' Families and Advocates Form Group to Combat Traffic Deaths

In the wake of a morning traffic death, relatives of those killed in citywide accidents held a rally.

Dongan Hills »

De Blasio's Infamous Pizza Fork Sells for $2,500 at Auction

The utensil the mayor used to chow down on pizza in Staten Island was auctioned off for charity.

Maspeth »

Police Say Mayor's Drivers Sometimes Break Traffic Laws to Maintain Safety

CBS 2 reported that de Blasio's caravan had several traffic violations after a press conference Thursday.

Rockaway Beach »

High-Level Sandy Recovery Official Steps Down

Kathryn Mallon is the second Sandy recovery official to leave the de Blasio administration this month.

Upper West Side »

De Blasio's Pedestrian Crash Prevention Plan Includes Taxi 'Black Boxes'

The mayor's "Vision Zero" plan includes street redesign and stricter penalties for reckless driving.

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