The UWS CERT will be on the frontlines in the next major crisis at a Manhattan's special needs shelter.
The damaged seawall and the park's lack of waterfront access has been a point of criticism for years.
Storm watchers checked out the massive waves despite warnings to stay off beach.
City officials are preparing for a potential hit by Hurricane Sandy.
The City Council passed resolutions calling for free breakfast in every city classroom.
Rep. Michael Grimm requested the money after Hurricane Irene damaged the Prince's Bay park.
Nine months after Hurricane Irene, Rockaway residents still worry about sand erosion.
Bloomberg rode a wave of highs and lows in 2011, from Cathie Black's resignation to Hurricane Irene.
The satirical Twitter feed @ElBloombito earned a nod from Mayor Bloomberg after winning a web award.
A year of record-breaking rainfall caused massive devastation for area farmers, at the worst possible time of the year.
Governors Island visitorship barely increased in 2011 compared to 2010, after several years of dramatic growth.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he would have been happy to play himself in a Saturday Night Live skit mocking his handling of Occupy Wall Street.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's poll numbers are on the rise, thanks to widespread approval of his handling of Hurricane Irene, even as critics slammed the fact that he lied about his former staffer's arrest.
When Hurricane Irene hit New York City, Danny Hernandez, 35, was in Union Square Park to monitor damage.
The National Weather Service said there will be heavy rain and even a chance of flooding over the next 24 hours.
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