2017 SAFE Disposal Events Announced

2017 SAFE Disposal Events Announced; Events Provide NYC Residents Easy Option for Disposal of Potentially Harmful Household Items The New York City Department of Sanitation announced the first five 2017 dates for the Department’s annual SAFE (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, and Electronics) Disposal events. The events provide City residents with a one-stop drop-off to safely dispose […]

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Round 10 of the NYC Plaza Program is now open!

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) is proud to launch Round 10 of the NYC Plaza Program (Plaza Program), an innovative, community-based program that creates new neighborhood plazas throughout New York City by transforming underused streets into vibrant, accessible public spaces and walkable destinations. In April 2016, the New York City Council enacted […]

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Firefighter Exam Filing Now Open!

The application to become a New York City firefighter is now open! From April 5 to April 25, 2017 New Yorkers between the ages of 17 ½ to 28 years old can file for the civil service exam to become a New York City Firefighter. The application period for Firefighter only comes once every 4 to […]

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Last Remaining Mitchell-Lama Property In Neighborhood, Could Be At-Risk; Lawmakers Urge HUD To Preserve Affordability For Hundreds Of Units At Lakeview Apartments

Due to Lakeview’s Unique Proximity to Central Park, Its Street Rent Value Along Fifth Ave is Significantly Higher Than Its Market Rent Value in East Harlem; Lawmakers are Fighting to Keep Lakeview Affordable and Keep Families and Seniors in Their Homes Schumer, Espaillat Say HUD Should Ensure Lakeview Apartment’s Affordability By Matching Street Rent NOT […]

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