NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A square in New York City was renamed Saturday for an EMT who died from his exposure to the materials at ground zero. 128 more words
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A few hundred people packed into the humid auditorium of PS 69 in the Jackson Heights section of Queens for the second town hall of the de Blasio mayoralty—this one focusing on education, and providing the… 754 more words
Assemblyman Guillermo Linares has a message for Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez: this isn’t a dictatorship.
Mr. Linares, a Manhattan Democrat who declared his intentions to run for Congressman Charles Rangel’s seat today, shot down an offer from Mr. 532 more words
Twenty-two months into his administration, Mayor Bill de Blasio did something totally new—he met with struggling New Yorkers.
Having long insisted he talked to enough people visiting the gym in his old neighborhood in Brooklyn and didn’t need to hold town halls like his predecessors, the mayor held a community forum with several hundred residents of Washington Heights in upper Manhattan. 671 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The head of the City Council’s Transportation Committee is supporting tolls on East River bridges, but Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday the plan would face an uphill battle in the state Legislature. 205 more words
Ask not for whom the bridges toll—they won’t for Albany, Mayor Bill de Blasio said today.
Mr. de Blasio had some praise today for a proposal to revive former Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s call for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority place tolls on the bridges spanning the East River—but argued the idea would be dead on arrival in the state capital. 634 more words