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Upper East Side Won't Get Any New Pre-K Seats Under Citywide Expansion

More than 200 pre-K seats will be added to District 2 schools, but none are on the Upper East Side.

Gramercy »

Officers Injured in Coney Island Building Fire Remain in Critical Condition

The mayor and police commissioner planned to visit the officers' families again Tuesday. 

Civic Center »

Crime Creeping Back Up After De Blasio Touts Record Lows

A month after Mayor de Blasio heralded historic lows, new NYPD stats show a rise in homicides.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Teen Fights to Keep Carriage Horses in Online Campaign

A 15-year-old Yorkville resident founded a group that is fighting to keep carriage horses in NYC.

Corona »

Cultural Affairs Commissioner Cites Rockaway as Model Arts Community

Tom Finkelpearl has been at the Queens Museum since 2002.   

Fort Greene »

Pre-K Seats More Than Doubling in Fort Greene Schools This Fall

The number of pre-K seats in the neighborhood will increase from 36 to 90.

Civic Center »

Quiet Labor Deal Gave $3M in Back Pay to Elevator Workers

The little-known deal by Comptroller John Liu gave retroactive raises to hundreds of elevator workers.

Ridgewood »

City Adds More Than 4,200 Full-Day Pre-K Seats for This Fall

The city will offer additional free pre-K seats in dozens of schools across the five boroughs.

Midtown »

City Planning Job Training Programs to Help Staff Local Tech Sector

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen said the Bloomberg administration left "regular New Yorkers" out.

TriBeCa »

Teachers, Nurses and Professors Deserve Contracts First, Union Rep Says

Unions representing teachers, nurses and professors have gone the longest without contracts, reps say.

Civic Center »

City Still in Control of Charter Schools Despite State Laws, Mayor Says

During a roundtable on the state budget, the mayor said colocations were still the city's decision.

Flushing »

De Blasio Calls State-Funded UPK a 'Game Changer' for City Kids

The mayor claimed victory after Albany passed a budget with $300 million per year in UPK funding.

Rockaway Beach »

City Mails First Three Checks for Build It Back Sandy-Recovery Program

The $100,000 in checks represented a fraction of the $648 million that has been allocated.

Midtown »

De Blasio Defends Child Welfare Reform Despite Resistance from Judges

The mayor denied claims that caseworkers skip court hearings and fail to file paperwork.

Upper East Side »

Annual Parade Commemorates Greek Independence Day

The annual Greek Independence Day Parade made its way up Fifth Avenue Sunday afternoon.