The volunteer crew received a proclamation from the New York City Council for their work in the area.
The council speaker is also calling for legal representation for a broader range of issues.
A nonprofit worked with architects and community members to study ways of improving the esplanade.
The state-of-the-art vests will begin replacing outdated ones starting in May.
Only one person was working to make appointments at the Jackson Heights location.
One of the police unions circulated letters to keep the mayor and the speaker from officers' funerals.
The play, a cross between "Annie" and "A Christmas Carol," takes place at Lehman College.
Roughly 150 people bound for Puerto Rico weren't allowed to board until the mayor showed up.
The council also wants to create satellite offices for the Civilian Complaint Review Board.
Those in favor of and against the ban held dueling press conferences outside City Hall.
The suspect has tagged at least 50 places in Harlem, the Upper West Side and Hamilton Heights.
Helen Rosenthal and Mark Levine proposed legislation that would ban cars in certain parts of the park.
The police commissioner told the City Council he also wants funding for 1,000 new police officers.
The parade had previously barred openly gay groups from participating, saying it politicized the march.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said major changes are coming to the city's public housing developments.
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