Community leaders weighed in on Councilmember James Vacca’s bill that would require community boards to webcast their full board meetings.
As part of a series of reforms to the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday the city is dropping a lawsuit that prohibits “bias-based” profiling by police officers.
The City Council has approved a law that would grant thousands more workers the right to paid sick leave.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Wednesday: Light snow this morning giving way to partly cloudy conditions this afternoon. High near 30. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 50%. Snow accumulations less than one inch. Wednesday night: Clear skies. Low around 15. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
All New York City hydrants should be tagged with high-flying flags to be spotted more easily during snowstorms, a Queens lawmaker is proposing. Councilmember Mark Weprin is reintroducing legislation this March that would require markers be placed at least three feet above hydrants.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Tuesday: Generally cloudy. High 34. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy early followed by cloudy skies overnight. Low 24. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
It’s déjà-vu for two major immunization walk-in clinics as the city renews its plans to close the sites by the end of the month, according to union leaders.
Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer is looking forward to the next four years as Majority Leader.
Councilmember Mark Weprin was unanimously elected Wednesday to chair the City Council’s Queens delegation.
Supporters of “Vision Zero” rallied at problem intersections in Maspeth and Ridgewood to call for safer streets.