HW Pick: Mayor de Blasio Present “Doc” Gooden With The Key To The New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio today presented Dwight “Doc” Gooden with the key to the city. Gooden helped lead the New York Mets to the World Series in 1986 but was unable to attend the ticker-tape parade following their victory. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces New Resiliency Guidelines For Climate Change

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the release of preliminary Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines, which for the first time establish citywide guidance on incorporating projected impacts from climate change into the planning, engineering, construction, and renovation of City facilities. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Release Youth Employment Task Force

Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today released the Youth Employment Task Force Report, which provides recommendations to enhance youth workforce programming and services to the City’s most vulnerable youth. Continue Reading →

Solar Capacity Expands Under Mayor de Blasio From Harlem To Hollis

In advance of Earth Day on April 22, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that solar capacity continues to expand citywide, bringing better access to clean affordable energy and well-paying green jobs. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Fight For Affordable Flood Insurance

The cost of flood insurance could reach crisis levels for low-income New Yorkers and other low-income Americans if Congress does not act to reform FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Combat Predatory Practices In Used Car Industry

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Lorelei Salas, Council Member Rafael Espinal, Jr., Chair of the Council Committee on Consumer Affairs, Council Member Dan Garodnick, Chair of the Council Committee on Economic Development, and Council Member Jumaane D. Williams today announced a package of legislation to combat predatory practices in the used car industry. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Speaker Mark-Viverito Announce IDNYC Reaches 1 Mil

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today announced that since its creation, IDNYC – the City of New York’s municipal ID program – has reached over 1 million cardholders across the five boroughs. Continue Reading →

NYC Health Departments Releases Report Driving And Dangerous Driving Behaviors

The Health Department today released a new Epi Data Brief on driving and dangerous driving behaviors from Harlem to Hollis in NYC. Continue Reading →

City Council Approves Landmarks Designation For Harlem YMCA

After sitting in a backlog of applications for decades, Harlem’s historic YMCA building is a step closer to becoming a New York City landmark. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Signs Package Of Legislation Increasing Accessibility In City

Mayor Bill de Blasio today held public hearings for and signed 14 pieces of legislation– Intros. 1161-A in relation to requiring DOHMH report annually on immunization rates of New Yorkers for Human Papillomavirus; Intro. Continue Reading →