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Department Of Consumer Affairs Files Charges Against Berkeley College For Deceptive And Predatory Practices

Charges Include Making False Representations and Violating Debt Collection Laws Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced a lawsuit against Berkeley College – one of the largest for-profit colleges in New York State with approximately 4,000 students – alleging violations of the NYC Consumer Protection Law and local debt collection rules. DCA’s […]

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Manhattan Community Board Membership Applications Open

Community Board membership applications are now open: Manhattan Community Boards are looking for passionate and engaged New Yorkers who are dedicated to making a difference in their neighborhoods. Community Boards play an important role in shaping the character of our city. If you live or work in Manhattan, you’re eligible to apply for the 2019-2021 […]

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NYC Emergency Management Issues Travel Advisory For Monday PM Rush

NYC EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ISSUES TRAVEL ADVISORY FOR MONDAY PM RUSH Flash Flood Watch in effect for NYC through 1 a.m. Tuesday Moderate to heavy rainfall will affect the evening commute November 26, 2018 – The New York City Emergency Management Department today issued a travel advisory for the Monday evening rush. The National Weather Service (NWS) […]

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NYC Foam Ban

Effective January 1, 2019 businesses, nonprofits and agencies can no longer sell or use any expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam items, such as single-service items like cups, bowls, plates, takeout containers, and trays or loose fill packaging, aka “packing peanuts”. Please help DSNY spread the word about this new regulation by sharing our social media posts […]

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