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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.

Randall's Island »

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.

Randall's Island »

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.

Randall's Island »

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.

Randall's Island »

Student Firefighters Contract MRSA Superbug at FDNY Academy

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

Randall's Island »

Accused 'Molly' Dealer Charged in Electric Zoo Overdose Death

Patrick Morgan, 23, allegedly sold the drug to Jeffrey Russ before the 2013 festival. 

Port Morris »

Pedestrian Bridge From Bronx to Randall's Island Should Open Soon

A bridge between Randall's Island and 132nd Street in the Bronx should be ready by 2015, officials said.

Williamsburg »

Check Out These Music Festivals in NYC This Summer

Governors Ball, Electric Zoo and the Afro Punk Festival will all be back in New York.

Randall's Island »

Kid-Friendly Art Exhibit Opens on Randall's Island

Flow.14 will feature installations by four different artists.

Randall's Island »

Electric Zoo Returning to Randall's Island with Added Security After ODs

The three-day music festival came under fire after the deaths of two concertgoers in 2013.