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De Blasio Promises to Streamline Special Education Reimbursement Process

State legislators pressured the city to make it easier for parents to get private school education.

Woodside »

De Blasio Signs 11 Traffic Safety Bills as Part of 'Vision Zero' Initiative

The signing took place near the Woodside intersection where an 8-year-old was killed in December.

Coney Island »

Mermaid Parade Kicks Off Summer on Coney Island

Mermaids, pirates and various sea creatures crowded Surf Avenue for the 32nd Annual Mermaid Parade.

Arverne »

Abuse Death of 2-Year-Old Girl in Far Rockaway Ruled a Homicide, City Says

Kevasia Edwards' death was ruled a homicide four months after her mother was charged with abuse.

Civic Center »

High-Need Schools to Get $52M to Provide More Services to Families

The schools will work with community-based organizations to provide counseling and job training.

Williamsburg »

Greenpoint Landing, Williamsburg Get City Funding to Build Affordable Units

The support for Greenpoint Landing and more comes from a pool of bonds and city-backed loans.

Sunnyside »

Corrections Department Overtime Costs Exploding, City Councilwoman Warns

The city DOC's overtime cap is 57 hours a month, nearly twice what it was in 2010.

East New York »

City to Install Cameras in Housing Complex Where 6-Year-Old Was Killed

Cameras were being installed at the Boulevard Houses, where P.J. Avitto was fatally stabbed.

Civic Center »

Gun Control Protest at City Hall This Weekend Funded by Ex-Mayor Bloomberg

The former mayor is underwriting a protest at his former workplace to call for tougher gun laws.

Civic Center »

Citizens Budget Commission Clashes with de Blasio Over Healthcare Savings

CBC dismissed de Blasio's projected $3.4 billion savings through labor deals as reliant on "one-offs."

Park Slope »

How to Find a Free Pre-K Spot If Your Child Is Waitlisted at Public Schools

Even if your child got rejected from public school pre-K this round, there are still ways to get a seat.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Sees a Bump in Poll Numbers Thanks to Black Voters

The Mayor's approval rate is up to 51 percent, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll.

Civic Center »

City's Pricey Primary Runoffs Could be Eliminated Under City Council Plan

A bill to replace the current runoff system with instant-runoff voting would save money, advocates say.

Upper East Side »

Groups Launch TV Ad Campaign Against Waste Transfer Station

The 30-second spot focuses on the dangers of the station for kids who play at nearby Asphalt Green.

Sugar Hill »

Sugar Hill Affordable Housing Organizers Praised by De Blasio

Broadway Housing Communities has 124 permanently affordable units and an early childhood center.