A historic New York City mansion is once again filled with the sounds of family activities.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, his wife and their two children woke up in their official Manhattan residence for the first time on Monday, a day after returning from their vacation in Italy. … Full Article
Thursday, Bill de Blasio named Rick Chandler as the Department of Buildings Commissioner, Richard Emery as Chair of the Civilian Complaint Review Board and Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick and Barry Cozier as Chair and Vice Chair of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary, respectively. … Full Article
The city should create a monitor at the Department of Investigation to look at how dollars earmarked for Hurricane Sandy recovery are spent, according to two City Council members who sponsored a bipartisan bill aimed at keeping close tabs on expenditures. … Full Article
Elected officials, clergy members and community leaders stood on the steps of the Brooklyn Borough Hall on July 14 to endorse Latrice Walker, an aide to Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, in her campaign for ex-assemblyman William Boyland Jr’s seat in Albany. … Full Article
ALBANY, N.Y.— After days of avoiding the fray, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging unions and transportation managers to restart negotiations to avert a strike on the nation's largest commuter railroad. … Full Article
As the conflict between Israel and Hamas continued, despite a cease-fire plan put forth by Egypt, Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind made plans to hop on a plane and travel to the Middle East to stand in solidarity with Israelis. … Full Article