Senator Hoylman Announces Bill To Ban Use Of Facial Recognition Technology By Law Enforcement

Today, State Senator Brad Hoylman, chair of the New York Senate Judiciary Committee, will introduce new legislation to prohibit law enforcement from using facial recognition and other biometric surveillance technology, which poses a serious threat to privacy and civil liberties of all New Yorkers.  Continue Reading →

Coronavirus Will Come To NYC ‘Sooner Rather Than Later,” Say Mayor de Blasio (Video)

The mysterious and deadly coronavirus is most likely heading to New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio warned New Yorkers Friday. Continue Reading →

Former NYC Public Schools Official Charged In Federal Court With Child Pornography And More

Four days following his arrest during a trip to his home state of Wisconsin, David Hay, the former deputy chief of staff to New York City’s schools chancellor.

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Construction Injuries Down More Than 26 Percent In 2019 As City Enforcement Efforts Increase

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Laura Anglin, and New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) Commissioner Melanie E. La Rocca announced that injuries during the construction of buildings declined. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Carranza Announce Classroom Remediation For Students Under Six Complete

Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza announced today that the DOE and School Construction Authority completed its remediation of lead paint in classrooms serving 3-K, Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 1st grade students. Continue Reading →

NYPD And Dot Announce Return Of Warm Weather Weekends Traffic Safety Campaign

The New York City Police Department and the Department of Transportation (DOT) today issued an alert that with beautiful weather forecast for this weekend, the Vision Zero “Warm Weather Weekends” safety campaign would be in effect. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Celebrates 10 Years Of Civic Innovation By NYC Service From Harlem To Hollis

The de Blasio Administration, Ruth Rathblott, Executive Director of Harlem Educational Activities Fund and others celebrated today the 10-year anniversary of NYC Service. Continue Reading →

NYC Launches New Civics And Arts Fund To Promote Civic Engagement Through The Arts

The Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships launched a new public-private partnership to support opportunities for hundreds of young from Harlem to Hollis to connect with local arts productions and projects that help elevate civic culture and engagement. Continue Reading →

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