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Civic Center »

City Council Votes to Ban Sale of Rabbits at Pet Shops

Council members and animal advocates said many city rabbits end up being abandoned.

Civic Center »

Fire Commissioner Wants to Boost Number of Female Firefighters

Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro announced changes to physical tests many feel unfairly eliminate women.

Ridgewood »

990-Building Swath of Central Ridgewood Designated a Historic District

The newly designated district consists mostly of brick row houses built before World War I.

Glendale »

TV and Film Studios to Replace Industrial Park in Glendale

Production company Broadway Stages is planning to build its studios near a shopping mall in Glendale.

Glendale »

Glendale Wants Its Own ZIP Code to Break Away From Ridgewood

Residents claim their neighborhood is being confused with nearby Ridgewood.

Sunnyside »

Corrections Department Overtime Costs Exploding, City Councilwoman Warns

The city DOC's overtime cap is 57 hours a month, nearly twice what it was in 2010.

Kew Gardens »

Plaque Sparks War of Words Over Civic Virtue Statue

A group trying to bring back the "Civic Virtue" statue says its new caretakers are rewriting history.

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.

Civic Center »

Women Firefighters Push de Blasio to Help Boost Their Numbers

On the heels of a battle over racial bias, activists want to see more women in the FDNY.

Woodhaven »

Police Remove Extra Patrols Placed in Forest Park After Sex Attack

The NYPD had increased patrols after a rape occurred there in August.

Woodhaven »

Queens to Double Number of Parks Officers

Parks Department says there will be a total of 36 officers in the borough by the end of the year.

Woodhaven »

Advocates Push for Devoted Forest Park Precinct After Sexual Assaults

Two women have been Tasered and sexually assaulted inside the park, police said.

Forest Hills »

Cops Assign Permanent Patrols to Forest Park After Sex Attacks

Police officers will now patrol the Queens park seven days a week.  

City Island »

City Launches Online Database for Massive Hart Island Potter's Field

The city has a new online database for Hart Island's cemetery, but advocates want access to graves.

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