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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.

Williamsburg »

Violent Ex-Con Suspected in Knife Attacks Charged With Murder, Police Say

Daniel St. Hubert killed Prince Joshua Avitto, 6, and critically wounded Mikayla Capers, 7, police say.

Bay Ridge »

Thousands of Kids Denied Pre-K Seats as Demand Exceeds Supply

More than 15,000 children vying for public school pre-K spots received rejection letters, the city said.

East New York »

Ex-Con Arrested for Knife Attack That Killed 6-Year-Old Boy

Daniel St. Hubert killed P.J. Avitto and wounded 7-year-old Mikayla Capers, police said.

Park Slope »

De Blasio Faces $500 Fine for Failing to Properly Register Rental Home

Owners who do not register with the Department of Housing Preservation and Development face a penalty.

Civic Center »

Stringer Projects $2 Billion More in Overall Labor Deal Costs

The comptroller's budget review ultimately estimates the net cost lower thany the mayor's office.

East Harlem »

Chancellor, Council Speaker Target Spanish-Speaking Parents in Pre-K Push

Carmen Fariña and Melissa Mark-Viverito want Spanish-speaking parents to know all their pre-K options.

Downtown Brooklyn »

De Blasio Used LICH as a Political Prop, Angry Ex-Supporters Say

An emergency room doctor who was laid off told the mayor to "man up" to keep the hospital open.

Park Slope »

Mayor Rejected Twice by Department of Buildings on Apartment He Rents Out

De Blasio's applications for confirmation on his rental property's legal use have been rejected twice.

Lower East Side »

$400M Grant Bringing Storm Protection to East Side, Bronx and Staten Island

A plan for East River berms won federal funding, as did proposals in The Bronx and Staten Island.

Civic Center »

Dwindling City Hospitals Driving Up Ambulance Response Times, FD Boss Says

Outgoing FDNY Commissioner Cassano said the loss of hospitals was partly to blame for response times.

Park Slope »

Mayor Leaves Free Stuff Outside Home Ahead of Gracie Mansion Move

The de Blasios did what every New Yorker does before a move — they put their old stuff on the street.

Jackson Heights »

De Blasio First Mayor to March in Queens Pride Parade

Mayor Bill de Blasio marched in the 22nd annual pride parade in Jackson Heights, a "historic" moment.

Queens Village »

City Adds More Than 10,000 Pre-K Seats, Streamlining Application Process

The city hopes to make it easier for families to enroll in free full-day pre-K programs at nonprofits.

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