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Williamsburg »

East River Ferry Sails Past 1M Passenger Milestone

The East River Ferry, which transports passengers around the city, has topped one million riders.

Jamaica »

Mayor Bloomberg Says NYCLU 'No Better Than the NRA'

Mayor Michael Bloomberg slammed the NYCLU Sunday for criticizing the city's stop-and-frisk policy.

New York City »

Majority of Student Scores Don't Change Over Time, Study Found

A new report found individual student performance changes very little over time.

East Harlem »

Harlem Small Businesses Rail Against Bloomberg's Sugary Drink Ban

Locals say the ban will hurt businesses and will not solve the obesity crisis.

New York City »

Mayor Bloomberg Insists City Is Not Experiencing a 'Crime Wave'

The mayor said a recent uptick in shootings does not constitute a "crime wave."

New York City »

Recent Shootings Show Sharp Rise in Violence

Shootings just last week hurt 77 people.

New York City »

Attorney General Announces Deal After EDC Found Guilty of Illegal Lobbying

The EDC illegally lobbied the City Council behind the scenes, the Attorney General's office said.

Union Square »

City Offers $2 Bonus for New Yorkers Who Use Food Stamps at Farmers Markets

Expanding the 'Health Bucks' program is expected to greatly increase low-income people's produce access.

West Harlem »

Rangel Lead Over Espaillat Shrinks to Just 802 Votes

Charles Rangel is leading Adriano Espaillat by little more than 800 votes after last Tuesday's primary.

New York City »

Arbitrator Halts Bloomberg's Plans to Fire Teachers at Struggling Schools

An arbitrator has ruled in favor of the teacher's union, halting the removal of teachers at 24 schools.

St. George »

Staten Island Ferris Wheel Could be Top Tourist Destination, Mayor Says

Mayor Bloomberg said the proposed London Eye-style wheel would be a huge tourist draw for Staten Island.

New York City »

Council Passes On-Time Budget, Overrides Mayor's Veto on Living Wage Bill

The City Council passed a new budget plan late Thursday that averts the worst of threatened cuts.

Forest Hills »

Budget Deal Saves Forest Hills After-School Program From Closure

The Beacon after-school enrichment program would have shut down on July 1 without a City Council deal.

New York City »

Bloomberg and City Council Reach $68.5B Budget Deal, Saving Child Care

The City Council and Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a $68.5B budget Monday that saves child care.

Forest Hills »

Popular Forest Hills After-School Program on the Chopping Block

Deemed too affluent to survive budget cuts, Forest Hills Beacon program could close on July 1. 

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