A committee resolution to let 16- and 17-year-olds serve will now go before the full City Council.
The bill revokes a cabbie's license in cases when they hit a pedestrian while breaking traffic rules.
61st Street and Woodside Ave. will be named "Walter McCaffrey Place" in honor of the late politician.
Local elected officials wants to require developers to get city approval to build near schools.
The board described the legislation as vague and unfair to taxi drivers.
The $4.5 billion development will get twice the public space under a newly approved plan.
TF Cornerstone agreed to add a public pre-K program to its West 57th Street development.
The new building would bring too many people to an area without amenities to serve them, locals said.
Upper East Side Councilman Ben Kallos introduced a controversial process to reform Community Board 8.
The "rainbow experiment" that burned students is too dangerous, a local official said.
I. Daneek Miller is three months into his first term and focused on opportunities for young people.
The proposal comes in response to rent-regulated tenants being barred from building amenities.
District 5 will take part in the participatory budgeting process for the first time this spring.
Councilman Ben Kallos wants to extend community board membership to older teens.
Christine Quinn was a top choice for CEO of the struggling AIDS organization, sources said.
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