More than 1,200 petitioners have added their names to an online campaign for the now-defunct department
The institution's longtime science department was eliminated and four staffers cut amidst improvements.
2,500 teaching jobs are on the line, Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned.
New Yorkers will be forced to pay more for parking and school lunches under the latest budget plan.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg presented his preliminary plan for the 2013 fiscal year on Thursday.
The Independent Budget Office says the city's latest budget projections may be too pessimistic.
Scores of guides with the city's largest sightseeing company are facing layoffs on Jan. 1.
Leticia Remauro, former vice president at the BPCA, attended a community meeting Dec. 6, 2011.
Gray Line tour guides' union says the company plans to replace them with a recording to cut costs.
Restaurant owners and season ticket-holders protested the NBA lockout this week.
The city's latest budget revision includes 250 additional layoffs by the end of June, as the city continues to tighten its fiscal belt.
City Council members said Tuesday that the largest round of layoffs since the mayor took office could have been prevented.
Hundreds of Parks Department workers avoided layoffs this week, opting instead for a voluntary attrition program that would have them work 6 months out of the year.
About 1,000 city workers will still be laid off under the budget plan, set to be approved by the City Council Tuesday.
The borough president's call comes after a string of alleged scandals involving spending and consultants.
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