A pilot program requiring residents to sort organic waste into special brown outdoor “organics bins” for curbside pickup will be expanding into Park Slope, Gowanus, Greenwood Heights, Sunset Park, and Bay Ridge. … Full Article
Police Commissioner William Bratton is calling building conditions in many of New York City's aging precinct stations "deplorable."
Bratton made the remark on Friday while testifying at a City Council hearing. … Full Article
Now Sparky can come to the shelter.
Many domestic violence victims – up to half, depending on the study -- don’t flee from their abusive situations because they are afraid of what will happen to their pets. … Full Article
U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm turned into a waiter for an afternoon, pouring tea and offering scones on a tray to a group of highly accomplished women at a luncheon he hosted in their honor on Wednesday. … Full Article
It was a typically cold day in early January when police officer Jeff Boardman and his partner received a call that there was an unconscious baby at the Bank of America on Fulton Street. Only two blocks away, he quickly raced to the scene. … Full Article
Mary Smith had one problem, and then she had several. The heating in her living room at the Fiorentino Plaza Houses in East New York conked out about three years ago. Then her hot water went. She began hauling pots of hot water from the stove to her bathroom to bathe. … Full Article