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Civic Center »

STORM UPDATE: Mayor to Decide on School Closings in the Morning

Bill de Blasio vowed the city would make sure all five boroughs are taken care of in the snow storm.

New York City »

Curbside Christmas Tree Pickups Begin Next Week

The Sanitation Department will begin its annual Christmas tree curbside collection program Monday.

Midtown »

Up To 5 Inches of Snow Expected to Hit City Tuesday

The snow began falling about 8 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.

Midtown »

Record Snowfall Expected Tuesday Morning Into Late Afternoon

The city could get up to 4 inches of snow Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Midtown »

Citi Bike Action Plan Aims to Beat Winter Storms

A plan is in place to move bikes and dig out docking stations, the DOT said.

Midtown »

NYC Snow Prediction Jumps Up to 2 Inches, May Hamper Travel

The season’s first snow was expected to blanket New York City streets and become turn into rain Monday.

Midtown South »

Sanitation Employee Arrested for Fourth Time This Year, NYPD Says

Anthony Benjamin, 33, was arrested after stealing someone's credit card in Midtown, police said.

Bushwick »

Rats Invading Bushwick Due to School Garbage, Locals Say

A Covert Street school is not cooperating with the Department of Sanitation, a rep said.

Jackson Heights »

Vallone Unveils 'Adopt-a-Trashcan' Plan for Businesses

Vallone, a city councilman from Astoria, is running for Queens borough president.

Jamaica »

Firefighter, Garbage Man Face Charges of Choking Domestic Partners

The separate incidents occurred over two days, according to the Queens District Attorney's Office.

Kips Bay »

Plan to Store Fuel in Kips Bay Garage Has Neighbors Terrified of Explosion

Waterside Plaza residents sent 1,031 letters to the city to oppose the 25th Street sanitation garage.

Upper East Side »

Asphalt Green Launches $89K Campaign to Protest Marine Transfer Station

The recreation complex is ramping up efforts against the East 91st Street sanitation project.

West Harlem »

Off-Duty Sanitation Worker Arrested After Domestic Dispute in Harlem

Stanley Lopez, 43, was arrested on charges of harassment and criminal contempt early Tuesday.

Astoria »

City Council Candidate Pledges to Double Street Garbage Pickups in Astoria

If elected, Costa Constantinides says he has a plan to combat street litter and graffiti in Astoria.

Yorkville »

East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station Opponents Create New Cartoon

The video, narrated by a child, highlights risks the station poses to children, activists say.

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