Opponents Of Former LaGuardia Principal Say Ouster Was Over Diversity, Not Just Arts
Recent graduate Cali Greenbaum says Lisa Mars clearly didn't understand the school's mission "to help kids who are talented in the arts thrive academically as well."
Updated: Jul 4, 2019 11:20 AM
WNYC Finds High Levels Of Lead-Paint Contamination In Four NYC Schools
An investigation by WNYC has found substantial levels of lead contamination from deteriorating paint inside four public elementary schools operated by the New York City Department of Education.
Updated: Jun 24, 2019 12:03 PM
Albany's Rent Reform Deal Shows Cuomo Is A Mere Mortal Now
For eight years, the Republican-controlled State Senate was Cuomo's salvation.
Updated: Jun 20, 2019 4:14 PM
A Guide To The First Contested Queens DA Primary Since 1955
The heated race has been marked by a prominent sprint to the left by almost every candidate, in the wake of progressive prosecutors’ impressive run of victories nationwide.
Updated: Jun 19, 2019 5:13 PM
NYC Was Supposed To Be A 'No Kill' Animal Shelter City By 2015. What Happened?
'Nobody can tell me the city of New York can't be doing better by these animals.'
Updated: Jun 17, 2019 11:14 AM
Dream Of Restoring Tibbetts Brook, A Little Known Bronx River, Is Stalled By A Private Rail Company
'CSX gave their word,' said city councilmember Councilman Andrew Cohen. 'Their conduct is really, really shameful... The city is willing to pay.'
Updated: May 17, 2019 2:09 PM
NYCHA Residents And Advocates Fear City's Revised Privatization Plan Will Put Tenant Rights At Risk
If federal housing vouchers fall short, advocates warn, it's unclear how NYC will make up the difference and keep NYCHA in good repair while maintaining affordability for low-income families.
Updated: Apr 23, 2019 3:03 PM
'There Are No More Excuses': Protesters Demand That Cuomo Staff The Parole Board
Low staffing levels means that many prisoners have faced two-person panels and received split decisions, forcing them to plead their case again within a matter of weeks.
Updated: Apr 5, 2019 4:43 PM
Why Did De Blasio's DOT Rip Out A Popular Protected Bike Lane?
The bikeway was just a few months old when elected officials, at the behest of business owners who preferred the previous design, called on the city to rip it out.
Updated: Apr 3, 2019 5:27 PM
Queens Residents Demand DOT 'Finish Queens Boulevard' Bike Lane
'It shouldn’t take a protest or anything to do what it is so logical. This shouldn’t be controversial at all.'
Updated: Apr 1, 2019 3:17 PM
Sex Trafficking Or Sex Work? Crackdown On Flushing Massage Parlors Gets Pushback From Advocates
Councilman Peter Koo and the NYPD hosted a packed event in Flushing, where they sought to educate audience members about how to recognize sex trafficking in various forms and report it to the police.
Updated: Apr 1, 2019 1:29 PM
Bombshell Letter: NYPD Conducted A Bogus, 'Racialized' Investigation In Chanel Lewis Case
'I am an NYPD officer. You are defending Mr. Chanel Lewis in which you do not have full disclosure of information.'
Updated: Apr 1, 2019 11:58 AM
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