Bill de Blasio will ring in the New Year in his Park Slope home by being officially sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City.
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Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has named Carmen Farina, a veteran employee of the New York City public school system, as the next schools chancellor.
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio will be sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City by former President Bill Clinton, de Blasio announced Saturday. “I was honored to serve in President Clinton’s Administration and on Secretary Clinton’s campaign for U.S. Senate, and I am honored again that they will both join our celebration for [...]
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s 19-year-old daughter Chiara admitted in a video posted Tuesday to substance abuse and years of battling depression.
TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Sun and clouds mixed. High near 40. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Snow ending this evening followed by clearing late. Low 24. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 50%. Snow accumulations less than one inch. Bus rides for NYC schoolchildren to continue after winter break City [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Cloudy with periods of rain. High 56. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Rainfall near a half an inch. Monday night: Cloudy. Low near 35. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas This holiday season, the imaginative, playful, and creative film and television work of Jim Henson [...]
Jean Ferrara-Rodriquez is living in a construction zone 14 months after the superstorm destroyed her West Hamilton Beach home. “We are struggling from day to day,” said the single mother of a 14-year-old girl. “It’s been way too long of a process and way too slow.” Faith in New York, a city-based, interfaith federation, hosted [...]
Councilmember Melissa Mark-Viverito is claiming she will have enough votes in the City Council to become its next speaker. In a statement issued Wednesday night, Mark-Viverito, who represents District 8, said she has the backing of 30 councilmembers and councilmembers-elect, including Queens members Daniel Dromm, Julissa Ferreras, Daneek Miller, Donovan Richards, Eric Ulrich and Jimmy [...]
The de Blasios are moving out of Brooklyn and into Gracie Mansion. After much speculation, the mayor-elect announced Wednesday through his Transition 2013 website he would live in the Manhattan digs during his time heading the city. “It’s a tough decision. Brooklyn is our home and Park Slope is our neighborhood. And we love these [...]
In a much anticipated move, mayor-elect Bill de Blasio named Bill Bratton as the city’s top cop on Thursday, promising to “heal the wounds” caused by stop-and-frisk. “He has combined the best of tradition and the best of innovation in an extraordinary career of achievement,” de Blasio said. This is Bratton’s second run as commissioner, [...]