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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.

Upper West Side »

City Plans to Extend Curbs to Boost Kids' Safety Near Three Schools

The city DOT wants to widen more than a dozen sidewalks to protect students near three local schools.

Columbus Circle »

Councilman Calls for Clampdown on Skateboarding in Columbus Circle

Residents say skateboarders in Columbus Circle are terrorizing families and tourists.

Harlem »

Harlem Tenants Meet Landlords Over ID Plan That Raised Privacy Concerns

The two sides agreed to further discussions about the picture identification plan.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Suzanne Hart's Death Prompts Elevator Safety Legislation

The City Council has introduced legislation that would force all elevator mechanics to be licensed.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood Park Trees Thinned Out to Thwart Muggers

The Parks Department said it's cutting down dozens of trees from area parks to improve safety. 

East Village & Lower East Side »

Delancey and Houston Sts. Have Downtown's Most Dangerous Intersections: DOT

The two-year DOT study named downtown spots with the worst traffic and most frequent accidents. 

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Council Pushes to Make 'Dangerous' Union Square Plaza Safer for the Blind

Visually impaired pedestrians say the city's new plazas and bike lanes are a nightmare to navigate.

Midtown & Theater District »

Ray Kelly Warns Against 'Celebratory Gunfire' on New Years Eve

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly warned of the dangers of firing guns in the air to ring in the New Year.

Manhattan »

Illegal Hotels Could be Fined Up to $25K Under New Legislation

City Council is proposing new fines for illegal hotel repeat vioations that could soar up to $25,000.

Downtown »

Women's Safety Tent Set Up in Zuccotti Park

Occupy Wall Street set up a safe tent for women in the wake of sexual assault allegations in Zuccotti Park complaints about women feeling unsafe.

Downtown »

Mayor Slams Occupy Wall Street Protesters for Not Reporting Crimes

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he is deeply concerned about crime in Zuccotti Park, as well as reports that protesters are failing to report crimes to police.

Downtown »

FDNY Raids Zuccotti Park to Confiscate Generators and Gasoline

Firefighters descended on Zuccotti Park Friday morning to confiscate gasoline cans and generators.

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