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Upper West Side »

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday his three-pronged approach to fight rats in the area.

Ozone Park »

The members of R.A.T.S. worked to fight vermin in Centreville, Queens, earlier this month.

Roosevelt Island »

The city paved over a large rat colony outside P.S./I.S. 217 last week.

Roosevelt Island »

City and state officials met this week to form a plan for eradicating the rats at P.S./I.S. 217.

Concourse »

A tenant at 750 Grand Concourse got sick, but did not die, from the rare disease leptospirosis.

Concourse »

Three residents of the Concourse neighborhood in The Bronx were recently diagnosed with the disease.

Upper East Side »

Many readers suggested rat-proof containers, cleaner sidewalks and stricter laws.

Yorkville »

The rat problem is so bad the city has assigned case managers to buildings on the block.

Brooklyn Heights »

Brooklyn Historical Society will explore the lives of some of the city's less desirable residents.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Felines from the city's Feral Cat Initiative live at the center and keep its rat population down.

Williamsburg »

The rats have taken over sidewalks in Williamsburg, forcing people to walk in the road, residents said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Balsley Park at West 57th Street and Ninth Avenue has become overrun with rats and trash, locals said.

Inwood »

Community Board 12 celebrated moving to the No. 2 spot based on Department of Health findings.

Central Harlem »

The owner said they plan to begin the demolition process by the end of the year.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

McQuaids on Eleventh Ave. and Vintner Cafe on Ninth Ave. were briefly closed last week.