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Park Slope »

Scores Rise Slightly on State's Math and English Tests, City Says

Scores on standardized tests for third- through eighth-graders rose after last year's dismal results.

Central Harlem »

City Spends $12M on 'Violence Interrupters' to Reduce Shootings

The mayor unveiled a plan to fund more community initiatives to fight a spike in gun violence.

Prospect Heights »

De Blasio Could Be Real Winner With Democratic National Convention in City

The mayor could boost his stature nationally if the 2016 DNC comes to Barclays Center.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Would Dump Bratton in Showdown with Sharpton, Sources Say

If the mayor were forced to choose between Sharpton and Bratton, Sharpton would win, insiders say.

SoHo »

De Blasio Caught in Middle as Lynch, Sharpton Trade Barbs Over Garner Death

The mayor campaigned against abusive police practices, but is also looking to back the NYPD.

Civic Center »

Eric Garner Was Not Put in a Chokehold, Police Unions Say

NYPD union bosses also said that Mayor Bill de Blasio has not done enough to support officers.

Woodlawn »

Decorated Officer Charged With Breaking into Woman's Home and Beating Her

"Sometimes I'm a bad guy," Eugene Donnelly allegedly told the victim.

Jamaica »

Queens Library Trustees Sue Melinda Katz to Get Their Jobs Back

The six plaintiffs said their removal was “unconstitutional.”

Claremont »

NYCHA Community Centers Get Free Air Conditioners in The Bronx

Friedrich is donating 150 air conditioners to 38 NYCHA Community Centers across the city.

Jamaica »

Jamaican Jerk Fest Brings Live Music, Celebrity Chef Cook-Off to Queens

The annual festival will take place this Sunday at Roy Wilkins Park in Jamaica.

Downtown Brooklyn »

String of Public Plazas and Parks Planned for Downtown Brooklyn

The mayor recently announced a series of projects that will transform Downtown Brooklyn's green spaces. 

Jamaica »

How You Can Get Around in Case of a Long Island Rail Road Strike

DNAinfo has rounded up a list of transportation alternatives in case the LIRR strike freezes trains.

Great Kills »

Staten Island Firefighter Remembered as 'Angel Walking on Earth'

Firefighters packed the streets of Great Kills to honor fallen firefighter Gordon "Matt" Ambelas.

Long Island City »

62 Schools Set to Break City's Education Rules Under Union-Approved Deal

The PROSE schools will offer a variety of changes to curriculum and school structure, officials said.

Bed-Stuy »

New Family-Owned Bed-Stuy Diner is City's 2,000th Accelerated Business

Emeline's in Bed-Stuy is the 2,000th business opened under the city's business acceleration program.

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