Tag: city hall
3 days ago
thestar.com

An inside look at how a Toronto city council revolt against ‘strong mayor’ powers came together —...

A co-ordinated attempt to force a council vote on the extraordinary powers being granted John Tory was defeated by a ...

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11 days ago
nypost.com

New York wages war on rats with new law aimed at keeping them from trash

Mayor Eric Adams signed legislation that will force landlords to buy heavy-duty garbage bins if they fail to prevent ...

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13 days ago
nypost.com

City Hall paperwork dodge is delaying request for $1B migrant aid from Biden

City Hall has yet to formally apply for the much-referenced $1 billion in federal aid to help cover the expected cost...

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15 days ago
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‘Campaign season’ kept Kathy Hochul from getting NY aid for $600M migrant tab: Eric Adams

Neither President Biden nor Gov. Kathy Hochul have offered to pick up New York City’s $600 million tab for housing th...

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15 days ago
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At least 7 arrested at gay rights rally outside NYC City Hall

At least seven people were arrested as pro- and anti-gay rights protesters clashed during a rally at City Hall in Man...

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15 days ago
thestar.com

Who will replace John Tory in four years? A look at the insiders, the outsiders — and a surprisin...

The mayor officially starts his final term on Tuesday and there’s already speculation about who will run for the posi...

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20 days ago
nypost.com

NYC councilman warns of lawsuits over social-justice ballot measures passed by voters

City Councilman Kalman Yeger warned that two new social justice provisions added to the city’s charter through ballot...

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25 days ago
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Ex-NYC buildings boss Eric Ulrich spent $40K at eateries with past reported links to mobsters: re...

Ulrich resigned this week when it surfaced he is under investigation after having racked up unpaid debts at mob-contr...

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28 days ago
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NYC building commish probed over alleged gambling with mob associates: sources

New York City’s building commissioner is under investigation for allegedly wracking up gambling debts during card gam...

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28 days ago
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Firm founded by top Eric Adams aide Phil Banks lands subway turnstile jobs

Mayor Eric Adams’ top public safety advisor, Philip Banks, is a “founder” of a security contractor that has scored wo...

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about 1 month ago
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Adams says cops are doing ‘amazing job’ — after desperate MTA hires private security

Mayor Eric Adams on Friday claimed the NYPD is doing an “amazing job” making subways safer — even as the MTA is appar...

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about 1 month ago
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‘We can do better’: John Tory promises improvements to city services after Star series

Toronto’s mayor announced blitzes to tackle common complaints like graffiti, unsightly litter bins, messy constructio...

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about 1 month ago
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Toronto re-elects John Tory as mayor

Tory has defeated urbanist Gil Penalosa in a race that was never close. Tory’s third term will put him on course to b...

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about 1 month ago
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City Hall, union strike deal on NYC trash pickup in bid to curb rodent feasts on streets

The deal with 32BJ SEIU means that many large buildings in the five boroughs will now put their trash on the curb at ...

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about 2 months ago
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Mayor Eric Adams just released his tax returns —here’s what they reveal

The 24-page filing made with federal and state tax authorities shows that Hizzoner earned the bulk of his income in 2...

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about 2 months ago
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Ready to blow: NY shelter population hits record as migrants keep rolling in

The Department of Homeless Services’ tally recorded 62,174 people living in city shelters on Monday.

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about 2 months ago
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LIVE : Man arrested after police receive report of 'malicious communication' in Sunderland city c...

A man has been arrested and placed into police custody following reports of a ‘malicious communication’ which lead to...

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about 2 months ago
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NYC’s office occupancy rates surge to post-pandemic high: report

New statistics show NYC’s halting return to the office following the pandemic shutdown increased by nearly 12%.

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about 2 months ago
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‘State of emergency’: Adams says NYC migrant influx to cost city $1B

New York City Mayor Eric Adams declared a state of emergency Friday over the influx of migrants into the Big Apple an...

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about 2 months ago
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As NYC rents soar, dysfunction in Adams administration fuels housing crisis

Mayor Eric Adams’ administration has failed to fill key positions at housing agencies, leaving its response to skyroc...

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about 2 months ago
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NYC Council whacks Eric Adams’ plan to put migrant tent city on Randall’s Island

The statement, signed by Council Speaker Adrienne Adams, blasted the new location as likely inhospitable in the winte...

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about 2 months ago
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NYC Council confuses Yom Kippur and Hanukkah in botched social media post

City Council wished the New Yorkers a “Happy Yom Kippur” — a day of atonement — in a social media post that prominent...

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about 2 months ago
thestar.com

Michael Thompson says he will seek re-election in the wake of sexual assault charges

Michael Thompson faces two counts of sexual assault related to alleged incidents that took place in Muskoka earlier t...

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about 2 months ago
thestar.com

Why do so many Toronto litter bins look like garbage?

A penny-pinching move by city council has resulted on substandard service, says critics.

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about 2 months ago
nypost.com

Adams’ aide inked doc barring second jobs while keeping casino gig

The aide, Timothy Pearson, signed documents in March 2022 as he completed the first round of paperwork to join the ci...

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2 months ago
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NYCHA chairman skips hearing on arsenic water test fiasco

“Mr. Russ is not in New York,” said interim CEO Lisa Bova-Hiatt, who added that the chairman made the decision to not...

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2 months ago
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Gunplay: Number of teenage shooters, victims in NYC triples in disturbing trend

The number of teenage victims and shooters in NYC has tripled in recent years with New Yorkers under 18 now accountin...

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2 months ago
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NYC to set up large tents, prepare cots to house mass influx of migrants

New York will begin setting up large tents to house intake centers and cots for the flood of migrants arriving daily ...

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2 months ago
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New NYCHA disgrace: Bulk of developments have broken entrance doors

Staffers from the city Comptroller’s office found that 57.9 percent of the 262 NYCHA complexes they checked had doors...

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2 months ago
thestar.com

With only one mayoral debate confirmed, critics question health of local democracy: ‘We definitel...

It’s a stark contrast to previous elections, when mayoral challengers could face off dozens of times over the course ...

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2 months ago
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Mayor Eric Adams' top aide to step down before end of year

Carone said he will join the mayor’s 2025 re-election campaign after he departs in January.

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2 months ago
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Migrant mom commits suicide in NYC shelter: Mayor Adams

A migrant mother who recently arrived in the Big Apple committed suicide in a city facility on Sunday, Mayor Eric Ada...

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2 months ago
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NYC converting unused train tracks into QueensWay park, a blow to hopes for new subway

The funds will pay for the design and construction of the first phase of the estimated $150 million QueensWay project.

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2 months ago
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City Hall seeks ‘right to shelter’ trims as Adams surveys migrant crisis firsthand

Brendan McGuire wants to cut protections that guarantee homeless New Yorkers speedy access to a bed as the wave of 11...

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3 months ago
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Adams says NYC shelters at ‘breaking point’ after thousands of migrant arrivals

City Hall says that “nearly 11,000” people have streamed up from the southern border over the course of the summer.

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3 months ago
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Flood of migrants helps lead to worst NYC shelter failure in more than decade

Sixty men seeking shelter were out of luck Monday night when the city’s Department of Homeless Services failed to fin...

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3 months ago
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Red tape ‘status quo’ keeping NYC in perpetual housing crisis, damming report says

“We have an affordability problem now and if we don’t build and fast-track more housing, that affordability problem w...

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3 months ago
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Fixing NYC’s 50K illegal homes would cost $14B: city

It would cost the Big Apple nearly $14 billion to bring the estimated 50,000 illegal basement apartments across New Y...

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3 months ago
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Commissioner Gary Jenkins’ break from NYC border crisis no biggie, Mayor Adams says

“I have the utmost confidence in Gary — and Gary’s going nowhere,” Mayor Eric Adams said about embattled Department o...

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