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Astoria »

Doe Fund Workers to Clean Up Commercial Streets in Astoria

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

Astoria »

Astoria Pols Hope New Mayor Can Help Bag Neighborhood's Trash Problem

Three local officials have asked the mayor for an extra daily pickup service for public trash cans.

Washington Heights »

Taxidermied Deer Found Stuffed Into Sidewalk Garbage Can

The taxidermied deer was discovered in a garbage can on the corner of 159th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

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.

Jamaica »

Jamaica Residents Push to Clean Up Garbage Amid Flood of Violations

About half of the garbage tickets issued last year in Queens were in CB12.

Gramercy »

Trash Piles Up in Gramercy After Doe Fund Leaves, Residents Say

After offering free cleaning services since 2011, the Doe Fund has left Gramercy Park.

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.

Civic Center »

What Will Be Open and Closed on July Fourth in New York City

Find where you can park and what will be closed on the Fourth of July.

Astoria »

Astoria Needs More Trash Cans to Combat Litter Problem, Some Locals Say

One resident is petitioning for more trash cans along 31st Street, under the N/Q elevated train line.

Yorkville »

Study Claims East 91st Street Transfer Station Harms Kids' Health

Another new study released by an anti-MTS coalition claims it encourages environmental injustice.

Yorkville »

Demolition of Marine Transfer Station to Begin, Officials Say

The city Law Department confirmed that demolition of the former MTS on the East River will start soon.

Yorkville »

Upper East Side Waste Transfer Station Unduly Affects the Poor, Locals Say

The new E. 91st Street waste processing plant will be within blocks of a NYCHA housing complex.

Yorkville »

Upper East Siders Continue to Trash Luxury High Rise's Garbage Practices

Locals say the Clermont — at 444 E. 82nd St. — is still making a mess of the York Avenue sidewalk.

Yorkville »

Luxe Yorkville Building Slapped for Burying Sidewalk Under Trash

A luxury building at York Avenue is covering the sidewalk in trash, sanitation officials said.

Upper East Side »

East 86th St. Drowning in Garbage After Doe Fund Pullout, Critics Say

At a recent Community Board 8 committee meeting, residents feared a worsening sanitation situation.

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