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Julie Menin, Former CB1 Chairwoman, to Lead Consumer Affairs Dept.

Julie Menin will lead the rollout of the city's new paid sick leave law.

Civic Center »

City Council Pushes for More NYPD Officers in Mayor's Final Budget

The council wants 1,000 new police officers, but de Blasio has previously said the NYPD has to make do.

Civic Center »

New Yorkers Pay More for Rent While Earning Less, Report Finds

A new report from the comptroller's office highlights the increasing cost of living in New York.

Civic Center »

Council Wants Veterans Funding Increased in De Blasio's Budget

Nearly $1.5 million in additional funding is being sought to help the city's veterans.

Far Rockaway »

Ambulance Delay in Deadly Rockaway Fire 'Unacceptable,' de Blasio Says

The mayor said the results of an ongoing investigation could prompt changes to the 911 system.

Morningside Heights »

Dante de Blasio Tours Columbia University During College Search

The high school junior is just beginning his tour of local colleges and universities. 

Park Slope »

Last-Minute Tips on Finding a Public Pre-K Seat

DNAinfo asked the experts how to pick a pre-K program at a public school before the April 23 deadline.

Navy Yard »

De Blasio Appoints PBS Exec Cynthia López as Head of TV and Film Office

The mayor said Cynthia López gets the "nuts and bolts" of the film industry.

Chinatown »

Lunar New Year, Muslim Holidays Won't Be Added to School Calendar This Year

Lunar New Year and the Muslim holidays happen to fall on weekends and school breaks in 2014-15.

Midland Beach »

De Blasio Promises 500 Sandy Reimbursement Checks By Summer's End

The planned Sandy rebuilding changes were included in a report released Thursday.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Political Leader Basil Paterson Dead at 87

The father of former Gov. David Paterson was a pillar of Harlem politics for decades.

Civic Center »

Letitia James Criticizes de Blasio's Slow Pace in Hiring Top-Level Staffers

Public Advocate Letitia James said she was worried about the failure to replace FDNY Commissioner.

Civic Center »

NYPD Disbands Controversial Muslim Surveillance Unit, Mayor Says

Mayor Bill de Blasio honored his campaign promise to end the secretive police program.

Civic Center »

Planned NYC Parade for Iraq and Afghanistan Vets Moving Ahead, Schumer Says

The parade for Iraq and Afghanistan vets would follow the Canyon of Heroes route in Manhattan.

Lower East Side »

Fourth of July Fireworks Returning to East River

The July 4 fireworks show will return to the East River this year for the first time since 2008.

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