The city will soon begin releasing information on NYPD officers who served at Ground Zero after 9/11.
The new $2.1 billion center is equipped to handle up to 50,000 911 calls an hour.
Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson slammed mayoral hopefuls who criticized the city's actions Tuesday morning, accusing them of ducking the question of whether tents should have remained.
City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez said he was thrown to the ground and beaten by police when he was arrested three blocks north of Zuccotti Park early Tuesday morning.
Occupy Wall Street's day of action is scheduled to start Thursday with an attempt to shut down the New York Stock Exchange.
The news delighted protesters, and sparked impromptu marches that were flanked by police in full riot gear.
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Thursday that Occupy Wall Street protesters will not be allowed to bring their gear back to Zuccotti Park after it is cleaned Friday.
The Mayor's Budget Office has informed all city agencies that they must slash another 2 percent from their budgets this year and 6 percent in 2013.
The Department of Buildings is expected to levy several violation against Queens-based Disano Demolition, which was working on the 125th Street building that partially collapsed on Tuesday.
Even the mayor's most ardent critics praised Mayor Michael Bloomberg Monday for his response to Hurricane Irene.
Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith has stepped down and will be replaced by DEP Commissioner Cas Holloway.
The North River Wastewater Treatment Plant pumped an estimated 800 million gallons of untreated sewage into the Hudson last year, even before a fire forced the plant to close down last week.
Riverbank Park, which sits atop the North River Wastewater Treatment Plant, has been closed since a four alarm fire raged there Wednesday.
City officials say the stream of at least 200 million gallons of raw sewage pumped into the Hudson River stopped at 9:30 p.m. Friday.
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