Mayor Bill de Blasio and Corporation Counsel Zachary W. Carter today announced that the City of New York has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Janus Continue Reading →
By Chancellor Carmen Fariña When it comes to our children’s education, the sooner we start the better. An extra year of education can change the course of a young life.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed legislation into law, authored by Council Member Ben Kallos in collaboration with DEP, aimed at reducing overnight and weekend construction noise and making New Continue Reading →
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the launch of 33 new pre-K Dual Language programs across the City this fall, more than doubling the number of existing programs from 30 Continue Reading →
Today, Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo was appointed as the first woman of color to serve as Majority Leader of the New York City Council during the Stated Meeting.
The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) officially opened a new Computer-Based Testing and Applications Center (CTAC) for Civil Service exams today at 135 Canal St., 3rd floor, in the Continue Reading →
While explicitly racist segregation of American schools has been outlawed, education across the country is still largely divided along racial lines.
During melting snow and ice conditions, the Department is reminding all builders, contractors, and property owners to secure their properties from hazardous conditions.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 1241-A, which requires that public buildings provide diaper changing stations to all New York City parents.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City saw the fewest traffic fatalities on record last year, driven by a 32 percent drop in pedestrian fatalities.
With the close of 2017, New York City marks three new crime reduction benchmarks: the first time the total number of index crimes has fallen below 100,000; the first time Continue Reading →
The National Weather Service has issued the following Wind Chill Advisory from Harlem to Hollis and beyond.
NY Post reports that some riders who hoped to escape the driving snow and wind by heading underground to their subway station were out of luck on Thursday.
Once weather permits, business owners should be mindful of the following information.
The 2018 NYC Pre-K Directory is now available online and in print.
PIX11 News reports that the Big Apple has been stuck in a freezer for several days and there isn’t much relief in sight.
NY Curbed reports that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has met its self-imposed deadline to install platform countdown clocks at every single subway NYC station—471 in total—by the end of 2017, Continue Reading →
NY Curbed reports that the city has been hammered heat complaints from tenants across from Harlem to Hollis the as the arctic chill continues to bring freezing temperatures across the Northeast.
The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, announced that Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended Saturday, December 30, 2017, to facilitate snow Continue Reading →
As the federal government ends funding for the national Teen Pregnancy Prevention program, the Health Department today announced an overall 60 percent drop in the teen pregnancy rate in New York Continue Reading →