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Mayor Calls for Probe of ACS after Queens Girl's Beating Death

Kevasia Edwards suffered broken ribs and teeth before being found dead in Far Rockaway Monday.

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De Blasio Won't March in St. Patrick's Day Parade

The mayor said he wouldn't be attending the annual parade over exclusions of the LGBTQ community.

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Children's Aid Society Chief Tapped to Spearhead City's UPK Plan

Richard Buery, of the Children's Aid Society, will oversee the city's UPK efforts as a deputy mayor.

Cobble Hill »

Long Island College Hospital Not Eligible for Medicaid Waiver Money: Report

The money from the federal government reportedly cannot be used to save the Cobble Hill hospital.

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Albany's Empty Promises on Pre-K Show Need for de Blasio Tax, Advocates Say

Every governor since George Pataki has promised statewide universal pre-kindergarten.

West Brighton »

Mayor Drops Staten Island Chuck, Groundhog Predicts More Winter

The furry meteorologist predicted six more weeks of winter after being dropped by Mayor de Blasio.

Civic Center »

Education Department Diverts $210 Million Away From Charter Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the new funds will help pay for things including universal pre-K seats.

Astoria »

Astoria Pols Hope New Mayor Can Help Bag Neighborhood's Trash Problem

Three local officials have asked the mayor for an extra daily pickup service for public trash cans.

Brownsville »

City to Drop Stop-and-Frisk Appeal, Mayor Says

The city will drop the appeal once a federal court approves proposed reforms to the police tactic.

Bed-Stuy »

Harry Belafonte to Speak at Play Inside Interfaith Medical Center

The legendary performer and activist will speak at a performance of "The Death of Bessie Smith."

Cobble Hill »

SUNY to Seek 'Final and Best Offers' for Long Island College Hospital

SUNY will reopen the "Request for Proposals" process, officials said Tuesday night.

West Brighton »

Groundhog Who Sank Teeth into Bloomberg Set to Meet New Mayor Sunday

Staten Island Chuck had a testy relationship with the last mayor.

Bed-Stuy »

Interfaith to Stay Open Until March as Judge Approves $25 Million

The state had refused to provide the funds earlier this month because it said Interfaith broke a deal.

Bed-Stuy »

Brooklyn Hospitals Will Close Without Federal Money, Mayor and Governor Say

The two politicians warned that hospitals will close without $10 billion in cash from the government.

Civic Center »

Libraries, NYCHA Buildings Among Possible Sites for New Pre-K Seats: City

The mayor has asked Albany lawmakers to let the city tax residents to pay for the new plan.

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