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Annual Parade Commemorates Greek Independence Day

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

New York City »

State Provides Funding for Universal Pre-K in Budget Deal

The state's finalized budget allocated $1.1 billion in education aid for 2014-15.

Midtown »

De Blasio's Child Welfare Reforms Falling Flat, Officials Say

ACS workers have been inconsistent about reforms ordered after the death of Myls Dobson, officials say.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Taps Former Construction Aide to Lead Sandy Rebuilding Efforts

Amy Peterson helped rebuild the World Trade Center before leading a women's labor nonprofit.

East Harlem »

Sandy-Damaged NYCHA Buildings to Receive $100M for New Boilers

"Bureaucratic infighting" has denied public housing residents reliable heat, Schumer said.

Lower East Side »

De Blasio Appoints Parks Commissioner

In a speech Friday, Mayor Bill de Blasio named Mitchell Silver his new Parks Commissioner.

Kew Gardens Hills »

Millions Spent on Queens DA's Offices but Building Next to Court Sits Empty

DA Richard Brown wants an unused jail next to the courthouse to house his team.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Approval Rating Drops in Latest Quinnipiac Poll

The mayor saw his approval rating drop nearly 10 points since January, to 45 percent.

Civic Center »

City Seeks After-School Providers in Bid to Serve More Than 55,000 Kids

The city has begun accepting proposals to serve 55,000 new students.

Civic Center »

City Agrees to Pay $98M to Settle FDNY Bias Lawsuit

A group of black firefighters and the Justice Department accused the FDNY of discriminatory hiring.

Central Harlem »

De Blasio's 'Problem' With Moskowitz Sparked Charter Denial, Lawsuit Says

Parents from Eva Moskowitz's Success Academy charter schools sued Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Civic Center »

Environmental Protection Boss to Take Over Department of Sanitation

Kathryn Garcia will take over the Sanitation Department when John Doherty leaves at the end of March.

Civic Center »

Long-Serving Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty to Resign

Doherty faced record snow and criticism over the city's response.

East Harlem »

De Blasio Promises Harlem Explosion Victims Housing Assistance

Mayor de Blasio said victims of the East Harlem would be provided appropriate housing options shortly.