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Mayor Bill de Blasio
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a major overhaul to speed up Sandy recovery Thursday, along with the release of a detailed report on the city’s response to the storm.
Even playing it safe couldn’t keep Rich Feloni from becoming another hit-and-run victim.
After moving to the Hudson River in 2009, the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks show is set to return to the East River, according to officials.
After months of rallying for the future of our children, our voices have finally been heard! Last week, our state legislators approved $300 million in funding for universal pre-kindergarten programs in their final budget. This is historic. We are now poised to ensure every child has access to high-quality, full-day pre-K.
Tom Finkelpearl, who has been the president of the Queens Museum for 12 years and recently oversaw its $68 million transformation, will be tapped by Mayor Bill de Blasio as the new commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs.
The city will be adding 4,268 new full-day pre-kindergarten seats to its public schools by September now that funding has been secured through this year’s state budget, Mayor de Blasio said Wednesday.
The Department of Transportation announced it will be implementing traffic safety improvements beginning this month on Northern Boulevard and 61st Street, where 8-year-old Noshat was fatally struck.
Baseball season is almost here, and the new mayor wants to get in on the action.
There’s been a lot of discussion recently about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan for universal pre-kindergarten in New York City. Often overlooked is that the plan would provide more than just high-quality programs for our youngest learners, it would also fund after-school programs for every interested middle schooler in New York.