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Melissa Mark-Viverito

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Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Ambulance Corps Honored for First Response to NYPD Shootings

The volunteer crew received a proclamation from the New York City Council for their work in the area.

East Harlem »

Mark-Viverito Calls for Millions to Repair NYCHA Buildings in State of City

The council speaker is also calling for legal representation for a broader range of issues.

East Harlem »

Beaches Coming to the East River Under Harlem Nonprofit's Redesign

A nonprofit worked with architects and community members to study ways of improving the esplanade.

Washington Heights »

City to Provide 22,000 New Bulletproof Vests for the NYPD

The state-of-the-art vests will begin replacing outdated ones starting in May.

Jackson Heights »

Only 1 Worker Mans NYC ID Card Station Despite People Lined Up in Snow

Only one person was working to make appointments at the Jackson Heights location. 

Civic Center »

Mark-Viverito Will Attend Slain Officers' Funerals if Invited By Families

One of the police unions circulated letters to keep the mayor and the speaker from officers' funerals.

Bedford Park »

Speaker Mark-Viverito Gets a Promotion to Mayor in Bronx Christmas Play

The play, a cross between "Annie" and "A Christmas Carol," takes place at Lehman College.

Howard Beach »

Tardy De Blasio Made JetBlue Flight Wait at the Gate

Roughly 150 people bound for Puerto Rico weren't allowed to board until the mayor showed up.

Civic Center »

City Council Asks Inspector General to Examine NYPD Response to Misconduct

The council also wants to create satellite offices for the Civilian Complaint Review Board.

Civic Center »

City Council Introduces Bill to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages in New York City

Those in favor of and against the ban held dueling press conferences outside City Hall.

East Harlem »

NYPD Searches for 'Asif' Graffiti Vandal in Harlem

The suspect has tagged at least 50 places in Harlem, the Upper West Side and Hamilton Heights.

Upper West Side »

Central Park Should Be Car-Free During Summer, Councilmembers Say

Helen Rosenthal and Mark Levine proposed legislation that would ban cars in certain parts of the park.

Civic Center »

Bratton Opposes Law to Make Chokeholds Illegal

The police commissioner told the City Council he also wants funding for 1,000 new police officers.

Midtown »

St. Patrick's Day Parade to Allow LGBT Group to March for First Time

The parade had previously barred openly gay groups from participating, saying it politicized the march.

East Harlem »

NYCHA Residents Praise De Blasio's Scaffold Plan But Say More Work Needed

Mayor Bill de Blasio said major changes are coming to the city's public housing developments.

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