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Teachers Union Trusted More than Bloomberg, Poll Finds

More New Yorkers trust the teachers union than the mayor when it comes to policy, a new poll found.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Stringer Positions Himself as Defender of Middle Class Ahead of Mayoral Run

The Manhattan Borough President delivered his State of the Borough address Thursday night.

Harlem »

Plan to Phase Out Wadleigh Draws Ire of Harlem Residents

The closure of the middle school comes as a controversial charter school hopes to move into the building.

Manhattan »

Mayoral Candidates Rake in Cash from Out-of-State Donors

The top five candidates have raised more than $1.8 million dollars from supporters who live out of state.

Astoria & Long Island City »

Peter Vallone Jr.: I Have No Ambition

Peter Vallone Jr. tells DNAinfo he'd prefer to stay in the City Council.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Dan Garodnick Raises More Than $1M For Potential Comptroller Race

East Side City Councilman Dan Garodnick raised more than $1 million toward a citywide campaign.

Manhattan »

Bill De Blasio Outpaces Christine Quinn in Fundraising in Last Six Months

Public advocate Bill de Blasio is surging ahead in the money race among presumptive mayoral candidates.

Harlem »

Mayor Bloomberg Booed at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Event

Local officials and community activists celebrated Dr. King's birthday with calls to end gun crime.  

Harlem »

Liu Blasts City's Plan to Close Harlem's Wadleigh Middle School Grades

The DOE plans to close middle school grades at Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing Arts.

Downtown »

Robert De Niro Pitches in as Election Fundraising Deadline Nears

Robert De Niro loans out his star power as candidates for 2013 push hard to raise money before deadline.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg Says Zuccotti Raid Was 'The Right Thing at the Right Time'

Mayor Michael Bloomberg stood by his decision to raid Zuccotti Park Friday, arguing that no elected officials have called for the encampment's return.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Ydanis Rodriguez Recounts Being Arrested Near Zuccotti Park

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.

Manhattan »

John Liu Fund Raiser Arrested for Campaign Fraud

Xing Wu Pan, who allegedly funneled $16,000 into the mayoral campaign war chest for Comptroller John Liu, was arrested Wednesday.

Manhattan »

Countdown to the 'Post-Bloomberg Era' Begins

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and former Comptroller Bill Thompson shared their visions of the "Future of New York City" during a panel discussion Wednesday.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

White House Battles Bullying at UES Summit

Obama administration officials will join hundreds of local parents, teachers and students Saturday to address the bullying of Asian American, Pacific Islander and Muslim American students.