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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.

Sugar Hill »

Mayor de Blasio Won't Endorse Candidate in Rangel Primary Battle

De Blasio is staying out of the fierce race between Rangel and Espaillat but will support the winner.

East New York »

Tears Flow at Funeral for 6-Year-Old Stabbed to Death in Brooklyn Elevator

About 1,500 mourners packed an East New York Church Friday to remember 6-year-old P.J. Avitto.