Susan E. Wagner High School, Curtis High School, Ralph R. McKee and Concord High School were evacuated.
There were no injuries reported for the fire at 5 N 11th Street near Kent Avenue.
Esposito, who served in the NYPD for 40 years, is now taking over the disaster preparedness agency.
Crews were on the scene after a water main broke in the West Village, officials said.
A ruptured water main temporarily blocked exits from FDR Drive early Monday morning, officials said.
The UWS CERT will be on the frontlines in the next major crisis at a Manhattan's special needs shelter.
A lawsuit claims New York City still doesn't have good disaster plans for the disabled.
The National Weather Service's heat advisory lasted through Sunday night.
Repair work to a gas pipeline at West 134th Street near the Hudson River may cause a pungent scent.
Officials are unsure what caused the wall to fall Saturday, forcing the evacuation of 35 apartments.
The City Council will introduce 10 bills aimed at fixing problems the city faced after Hurricane Sandy.
The Port Authority Bus Terminal closed Thursday night while officials investigated a package.
The westbound lanes of the Lincoln Tunnel have reopened after a garbage truck overturned, officials said.
The man became trapped in machinery in a tower on the Roosevelt Island Tram.
No injuries were reported after the facade of 655 Sixth Ave. crumbled, authorities said.
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