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Vinegar Hill »

De Blasio Accuses Stringer of Fearmongering on Universal Pre-K

The mayor said the comptroller's report misrepresented the current status of pre-K expansion.

Long Island City »

Scaffolding at Queensbridge Houses to Start Coming Down in 2016, NYCHA Says

Residents at the NYCHA development have complained that the sidewalk sheds block security cameras.

Inwood »

Light Outage Hits Part of Fort Tryon Park

About 25 lights in the northern section of the park went out two weeks ago.

Red Hook »

Asbestos Abatement in Progress at Red Hook Houses

The hazardous material is being removed from parapets on the roof.

Mott Haven »

Bronx Students Call for Better Programs and Safety at St. Mary's Park

The students would like to see more lights and police at the South Bronx's largest park.

Hunts Point »

Rikers Launches New Security Policies After Attacks on Staff

The prison is increasing security to reduce violence against staff members.

Norwood »

Gun Hill Road and Southern Boulevard Getting Slow Zones

The city plans to lower the speed limit on Gun Hill Road from 30 to 25 mph.

Forest Hills »

Advocates Ask Community Boards to Back Queens Boulevard Safety Study

Transportation Alternatives is asking the CBs to back the study and safety enhancements on the road.

Downtown Brooklyn »

De Blasio Team Defends Decision to Keep Schools Open on 'Beautiful Day'

Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina said Thursday morning was a "beautiful day."

Upper West Side »

City Reveals Plans to Boost Safety at 96th Street and Broadway

The 24th Precinct also went on a ticketing blitz targeting drivers who failed to yield.

Gowanus »

Whole Foods Knife-Sharpening Station Has Some Shoppers on Edge

Some worry the in-store blade sharpening station is dangerous, but store officials insist it's safe.

Central Harlem »

Mount Morris Park Traffic Changes Have Driven Complaints

Some residents say changes to the turn at Mount Morris Park West and 120th Street have made things worse.

Jamaica »

Sean Bell's Fiancee Asks Mayoral Candidates to Address Stop-And-Frisk

Community activists are inviting mayoral candidates to come to Southeast Queens.

Park Slope »

Fourth Avenue Safety Upgrades Scheduled to Begin

Long-awaited construction work on the busy roadway was to begin Aug. 19, DOT signs announced.

New York City »

MTA Eyes Laser Sensors for Tracks After Rash of Subway Deaths

The MTA has been brainstorming options after several high-profile subway deaths.

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