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Flushing »

You could binge-watch Netflix. Or you could be a productive member of society. 

East Harlem »

The city worker choked and punched his girlfriend following an argument, police said.

Sunset Park »

Workers at a Sunset Park plant want to unionize, but have been blocked by the company, officials say.

Huguenot »

A politician asked the city to target illegal dumping along Arthur Kill Road.

SoHo »

The sanitation department will start to salt roads and sidewalks ahead of the storm. 

Emerson Hill »

Joseph Sweeney, 31, was charged with assault and harassment, prosecutors said.

Fresh Meadows »

City Councilman Rory Lancman said the PlowNYC app had the same issues as last year. 

Upper West Side »

The home-goods store left garbage all over a local block after shuttering last week.

Midtown »

The city could get up to two inches of snow Friday night into Saturday, forecasters said. 

Upper East Side »

The city recently put up a fence closing off the entire East River Esplanade from 89th to 96th streets.

East Williamsburg »

Activists are asking the city to revoke the permit for East Williamsburg's Brooklyn Transfer LLC.

Stuy Town »

Beginning on Dec. 1, Stuy Town residents will be able to toss organic waste in specially marked bins. 

Kew Gardens »

The City has invested $21 million in new equipment to remove snow faster from narrow streets.

East Elmhurst »

The law puts garbage and recycling trucks in the same category as emergency vehicles.

Castleton Corners »

The city installed a test of a new garbage bin design at a litter-prone Staten Island location.