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East Elmhurst »

City Puts Up $18M to Help 3,000 People Remain Free While Awaiting Trial

The $17.8 million program would place low-risk individuals under supervised release.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Councilman Earmarks More Than $260K for Youth Initiatives

Ydanis Rodriguez dedicated about 40 percent of his discretionary funds to programs for youth.

Upper East Side »

Millions Earmarked for East River Esplanade and Roosevelt Island Library

The East River waterfront and the Roosevelt Island Public Library will receive funding.

Civic Center »

De Blasio's Scathing Criticism of Cuomo Gets Mixed Support

Some local politicans declined to criticize Cuomo while others welcomed the mayor's comments.

Throgs Neck »

Cancel Trump’s Golf Course Contract, Bronx Activist Urges City

The real estate mogul and presidential candidate's golf course opened at Ferry Point last month.

Civic Center »

Council's Police Reform Laws Are 'Unprecedented Intrusions,' Bratton Says

The City Council said it has the right to legislate changes that affect police department policy.

Inwood »

'True Neighborhood Policing' Coming With New Initiative, Mayor Says

De Blasio, Bratton to unveil community policing initiative named "One City: Safe and Fair Everywhere."

Civic Center »

De Blasio Hired More Police to Head Off Political Fallout, Sources Say

The mayor feared his second term would be doomed if crime rose and he did nothing, sources said.

East Harlem »

19-year-old Girl Shot in East Harlem's Washington Houses

The teen was shot in the left leg and is in stable condition, police said.

Civic Center »

NYPD To Get 1,300 New Officers Under De Blasio, City Council Budget Plan

The mayor said the new officers will save the city $70 million in overtime costs.

Civic Center »

City Hall Mulls Plan to Add 500 Officers to NYPD, Sources Say

The mayor and City Council are apparently working to hire more officers after months of refusals.

Civic Center »

Council Passes De Blasio's Police and Fire Pension Plan Without Much Notice

The unexpected vote was taken Wednesday. Police and fire unions criticized the move.

East Harlem »

Governors Ball Gives Away Free Tickets to East Harlem Volunteers

Organizers want to make Randall's Island their home and are showing their commitment to local vendors. 

East Harlem »

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Sets Timeline on East Harlem Rezoning

There will be five public sessions before the speaker's steering committee submits a rezoning plan.

East Village »

Officials to Support East Village Shops Affected by Blast with Biz Crawl

The Friday evening event is meant to encourage visits to restaurants and shops near the blast site.