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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.

Upper West Side »

'High-End' Recycling Bins Make Upper West Side Debut

Thousands of the new receptacles will be rolled out across the city by April 1.

Upper East Side »

De Blasio Admits 'More Could Have Been Done' to Clear UES Streets of Snow

The mayor was accused of clearing some NYC streets faster than others.

Civic Center »

Schools to Remain Open, But Transit Slows Down Amid Major Snowstorm

During an update on this storm on Tuesday, de Blasio said he would notify parents ASAP of any changes.

Woodside »

Emergency Response Times Delayed as Mayor Urges NYC to Stay off Roads

The mayor said emergency response times were a minute slower than usual and warned of icy roadways.

Civic Center »

STORM UPDATE: Mayor to Decide on School Closings in the Morning

Bill de Blasio vowed the city would make sure all five boroughs are taken care of in the snow storm.

St. George »

City Unveils Sanitation Mobile Command Centers for Staten Island

The three centers will be for Staten Island, Brooklyn and citywide.

East Harlem »

New High-Capacity Trash Cans Aim to Keep the Streets of El Barrio Cleaner

Eighteen new high-capacity trash cans have been purchased for the neighborhood.

New York City »

City to Extend Hurricane Sandy Debris Pickup Through Mid-January

The Sanitation Department will continue collecting storm debris from homeowners until January 14.

Manhattan »

Restaurants with 'A' Grades Exempt From Fines

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the change during his State of the City address Wednesday.

Manhattan »

Deputy Mayor: City Should Have Declared State of Emergency for Blizzard

An apologetic Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith testified at a City Council hearing about the blizzard on Monday.

Manhattan »

Feds, City Continue Investigation of Alleged Sanitation Slowdown During Blizzard

Federal investigators will determine if Department of Sanitation workers conspired to undermine clean-up efforts.

Manhattan »

DAs, Feds Probe Work Slowdown During Blizzard

The probes are looking into a possible work slowdown by sanitation and transportation workers.

Manhattan »

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Digging Out his Reputation After Storm

The city's sluggish response to last week's blizzard threatens to undermine Bloomberg's reputation as a top manager.