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Washington Heights »

The bins are a growing problem for the city, said Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez.

Washington Heights »

The three-block tunnel that connects Broadway to the 191st Street 1 train station is a mess, locals say.

Port Richmond »

A Department of Sanitation truck fatally struck a woman in Port Richmond Friday morning, police said.

Lower East Side »

About half a dozen pink bins from Our Neighborhood Recycling recently appeared in the Lower East Side.

Chelsea »

Jacqueline Haeflinger was fatally struck as she tried to save her dog, police and witnesses said.

Maspeth »

Steven Frosch was killed by a street sweeper in Maspeth last week. 

Livingston »

The Snug Harbor Apartments are the first sites of city clothing and electronics recycling on the island.

Yorkville »

The trees are set to be ripped up at the Asphalt Green athletic complex Friday.

Park Slope »

Compost and other organic waste will be picked up during garbage day starting on May 19. 

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

The West 45th/46th Street Block Association received 199 summonses for advertising a free movie.

Tottenville »

John DiBerardino, 46, was arrested for taking the gasoline and leaving it in his Tottenville backyard.

Astoria »

Nonprofit workers will clean street litter and trash cans on 31st Street, 30th Avenue and Broadway.

Forest Hills »

New bins have been placed in several spots along Austin Street.

Crown Heights »

The Sanitation Department has hauled away almost 60 bins in just nine months.

Civic Center »

Kathryn Garcia will take over the Sanitation Department when John Doherty leaves at the end of March.