The city has dispatched its extermination staff to deal with the rodents.
Tenants who live on West 119th Street have seen families of raccoons roaming their block for months.
Starting Oct. 1, workers from The DOE Fund will bag overflowing trash barrels and pick up litter.
The agency admitted that staff at the housing complex have contributed to a major rat infestation.
For more than a decade, residents have complained about the garbage disposal practices of PS 261.
Police don't know who organized the gathering.
The de Blasios did what every New Yorker does before a move — they put their old stuff on the street.
Trash from the store often ends up in a nearby community garden, residents say.
Piles of trash left uncollected because of the snow have begun to fester, sending up a stink, locals say.
Second Ave. subway construction has wreaked havoc on garbage pickup, attracting rats and annoying locals.
A Covert Street school is not cooperating with the Department of Sanitation, a rep said.
After offering free cleaning services since 2011, the Doe Fund has left Gramercy Park.
The recreation complex is ramping up efforts against the East 91st Street sanitation project.
The video, narrated by a child, highlights risks the station poses to children, activists say.
The project is built nearly 6 feet below FEMA-recommended limits, a city report shows.
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