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Parks Dept. Driving Out Manhattan's Only Riding Facility, Operator Says

The New York Riding Academy at Randall's Island may have to make room for a playground.

East Harlem »

Governors Ball Rocks Randall's Island

The Black Keys, Florence and the Machine and My Morning Jacket all played the three-day festival. 

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 »

East Harlem Man Beats Older Brother With Tripod, Police Say

A family feud turned violent when an older brother asked his allegedly drunk sibling to leave.

East Harlem »

Celebrate Spring With a Free Cherry Blossom Festival At Randall’s Island

A couple of thousand people are expected to attend the free event, organizers said.

East Harlem »

Thief Takes $7K Worth Of Tools From Parks Dept. Truck at Randall's Island

The tools included a $2,500 camera and a $2,000 box wrench set, police said.

East Harlem »

First Urban Mudder, Tough Mudder's 'Cousin,' Coming to NYC this Summer

The softer version of the military-style course will take place on Randall’s Island on July 25.

Central Harlem »

Dog Missing 5 Months Rescued on Randall's Island During Snowstorm

Burt, a Whippet, ran away from his Harlem home in August.

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Fire Academy Grads Immortalize 'MRSA' Outbreak with T-Shirts

The superbug forced a massive scrubdown of the Randall's Island facility in August and September.

East Harlem »

Neighbors Redesign Rundown Park in the Hope it Becomes Family Destination

Residents would like to see better lighting and updated play equipment in the neglected park.

Corona »

INTERACTIVE: Find Out How Much Crime Was Reported in Your Local Park

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park had the highest crime levels in the city this spring, statistics show.

Randall's Island »

FDNY Academy Reopens Following Cleanup for MRSA Superbug Outbreak

The facility was professionally cleaned and probies received a special body wash to help combat MRSA.

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FDNY Commish Orders Massive Cleanup, Training Changes as MRSA Cases Rise

More than 20 probies have been pulled from training after showing signs of the bacteria.

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MRSA Superbug Cases Found in Previous Fire Academy Class, FDNY Says

The FDNY did not notify the Health Department about the drug-resistant bug in that case.

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Student Firefighters Contract MRSA Superbug at FDNY Academy

The bacterial infection is spread through open wounds, according to the CDC.