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Coney Island DMV Re-Opens After Much-Needed Makeover

The Coney Island DMV, which has been shuttered for major renovations since October, is now open with modern features and promises to dramatically cut wait times, said...

Gov. Cuomo Buries Plastic Bag Fee, Calling It ‘Deeply Flawed’

Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a moratorium on the controversial plastic bag fee set to begin today, effectively killing the bill after a long battle in...

Updated: LIRR Train ‘Derails’ At Atlantic Terminal; Mayor de Blasio Absent...

A Long Island Rail Road train carrying approximately 430 passengers at rush hour slammed into the end of the platform at Atlantic Terminal Wednesday...

Teen Sets His Classmate’s Hair Ablaze At Midwood High School; Charged...

 Yesterday morning, a 17-year-old student set his classmate's hair on fire at Midwood High School on Bedford Avenue. While sitting in class, a 17-year-old boy...

“Full Force of Law” Will Be Used To Address Spike In...

In the wake of a reported spike in hate crimes after last week's presidential election, local officials are taking action. As first reported by the...

‘Full Force of Law’ Will Be Used To Address Spike In...

In the wake of a reported spike in hate crimes after last week's presidential election, local officials are taking action. As first reported by the...

MTA To Renovate Park Slope, Sunset Park & Bay Ridge Stations...

New MTA photo shows a clean 53rd Street station in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. (Courtesy: MTA Renderings) The New York City subway might get a much-needed...

MTA To Renovate Park Slope, Sunset Park & Bay Ridge Stations...

The New York City subway might get a much-needed makeover. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Metropolitan Transit Authority announced Monday from the New York Transit...

Cymbrowitz Hails New Legislation To Combat Heroin & Opioid Crisis

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz joined Governor Andrew Cuomo and other state lawmakers in Staten Island last week for the signing of a package of legislation...

Weinstein Bill To Address “Zombie Homes” Signed Into Law

Legislation introduced by Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein to address so-called "zombie homes" — abandoned and foreclosed properties — was signed into law last week. The bill,...

Cymbrowitz Bill To Save Sheepshead Bay Swans Passes Assembly, Again

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz announced his third attempt at legislation to protect Sheepshead Bay's swans from eradication passed the Assembly last week. Cymbrowitz has doggedly tried...

Cuomo Announces $8.5 Million Makeover Of Ocean Parkway

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this week that work has begun on an $8.5 million project to improve safety and traffic flow on Ocean Parkway. "Creating...

New York Moves To E-Prescriptions To Curb Drug Abuse

A key component of New York's effort to bring down opioid abuse — which requires doctors to file prescriptions electronically rather than with handwritten notes...

New York Moves To E-Prescriptions To Curb Drug Abuse

A key component of New York's effort to bring down opioid abuse — which requires doctors to file prescriptions electronically rather than with handwritten...

New York Moves To E-Prescriptions To Curb Drug Abuse

A key component of New York's effort to bring down opioid abuse — which requires doctors to file prescriptions electronically rather than with handwritten notes...