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Boerum Hill »

Boerum Hill School Playground Dangerous to Kids, Parents Say

Parents say P.S. 38's playground has left several children injured and is filled with trash and condoms.

New York City »

School Safety Officers Trained Not to Confront Shooters, Ray Kelly Says

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said school safety officers focus on ushering students to safety.

New York City »

Bloomberg Says City Will Only Bulldoze Homes that Pose a Hazard

Bloomberg estimated that between 200 and 300 homes will eventually have to be bulldozed.

East Village »

Cops Ramp Up Halloween Presence on Lower Manhattan's Darkened Streets

Police have ramped up patrols and added spotlights to make neighborhoods left in the dark more secure.

New York City »

Zone A Evacuees Can't Return Until Homes Are Inspected, Bloomberg Says

The DOB is sending inspectors into Zone A buildings to determine whether they are safe to reoccupy.

New York City »

Water Coming Out of Taps is Safe to Drink, Bloomberg Says

Water has been given an extra shot of chlorine, but is safe to drink, Bloomberg said.

Upper East Side »

City Officials Propose Redesign for Central Park Drives

The new plan is expected to improve the park's safety between pedestrians and cyclists.

New York City »

More Riders Feel Unsafe on Subways At Night, Survey Finds

Riders are more concerned about their personal safety at night, a new survey finds.

Corona »

Corona Students Paint Their Way to a Safer Intersection

Students at the  High School for Arts and Businesses painted a mural aimed at slowing down drivers.

Astoria »

Astoria Residents To Try Out Pedestrian Plaza For One Day

This Saturday, DOT will close part of Newtown Avenue in Astoria to create a temporary pedestrian plaza.

New York City »

MTA Workers Charged With Faking Signal Inspections

Ten MTA workers were charged with tampering with public records.

Astoria »

Astoria Pol Demands Emergency Lanes on Queens Boulevard

Peter Vallone wants the DOT to create emergency lanes on Queens Boulevard.

Astoria »

City Councilman Rescues Two Girls at Jersey Shore Beach

City Councilman Peter Vallone and his brothers saw two girls in trouble on the Jersey Shore.

Upper West Side »

Extended Sidewalk Curbs Approved Near Three Upper West Side Schools

Community Board 7 approved safety fixes at Collegiate, Booker T. Washington and Ascension schools.

Greenpoint »

Safety Concerns Mount After Violence, Thefts at McCarren Pool

Pool-goers and local politicians are calling for beefed-up security at McCarren Pool.

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