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A little more than a decade ago, Dermot Shea was a rising star in the New York Police Department, taking over the top job at the 50th Precinct. Monday, he stood next to Mayor Bill de Blasio, named to a much different top job: that as the NYPD's 44th commissioner. more
Whether you’re on your way to P.S. 207 to vote early or you’re waiting to cast your ballot on Nov. 5, one thing is for certain: Bring your reading glasses, and maybe a cup of coffee, because there are more than 1,000 words of proposals you’ll have to absorb. more
It’s all about putting less people in jail, especially with the pending closure of Rikers Island. And that might actually become a reality as city officials predict jail population in New York City will drop to 3,300 by 2026. more
Eighth graders getting ready to apply for high school have a chance to learn more about the process — and what to expect — during an admissions fair Saturday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 6. more
Mayor de Blasio’s Pre-K For All program — which provides free pre-kindergarten services for the city’s 4-year-olds, appears to be paying off more
Last year, believing it would help curb Manhattan traffic congestion and give yellow cab drivers a little relief, the city’s Taxi & Limousine Commission capped the number of vehicles it would allow for ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. Yet, some of that support waned Aug. 7 when the TLC voted to extend the cap on for-hire vehicles from a year to indefinitely. more
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