Police said a garbage truck driver got into an argument with the driver of a car blocking his way.
The environmental permits are needed to continue construction and operation of the Yorkville facility.
Borough President James Oddo urged businesses to help the Sanitation Department do its job.
City Councilman Corey Johnson spent $70,000 to combat garbage.
The Department of Sanitation said it will relocate the garage to Freshkills.
Advocates hope the trays will help stop plastics and other materials getting into compostable waste.
Village businesses are being fined for unpermitted benches after a one-man crusade against them.
Steven Shung was charged with felony DWI after being arrested on North Conduit Avenue Monday.
People leave the doors of the bins open, making them an easy feeding ground for rats.
Light flurries could turn to a "real sloppy mess," the National Weather Service said.
The city is bracing for another storm that's set to affect the evening rush hour Tuesday.
The island only had 62 tickets during recent snowstorms, compared to hundreds in other boroughs.
The farm, at Queens Botanical Garden, produced more than 3,000 pounds of vegetables last year.
Check whether the Department of Sanitation's 2,100 snowplows have made it to your street.
Forecasters had feared up to 3 feet. Schools will be open Monday, but will likely be closed Tuesday.
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