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Mayor Touts Budget Adoption, Addresses Concerns Over NYPD Transparency

Mayor Touts Budget Adoption, Addresses Concerns Over NYPD Transparency

The New York City Council voted to adopt the proposed budget by a 46-3 split.
Governor Hochul Announces $20M To Help Refugees Find, Maintain Employment

Governor Hochul Announces $20M To Help Refugees Find, Maintain Employment

Funding to assist recently resettled refugees transition to life in New York state
Teachers Call Out Principal on Toxic Environment at I.S. 347 in Bushwick

Teachers Call Out Principal on Toxic Environment at I.S. 347 in Bushwick

Many teachers and staff at Bushwick's I.S. 347 are not happy with their new principal, Neyva Rivera.
Sunday Library Hours Will Return in Phases in Brooklyn

Sunday Library Hours Will Return in Phases in Brooklyn

The Central Library and Kings Highway branch will resume Sunday service on July 14.
Residents Irate Over Illegal Street Vending, Garbage Dumping in Bensonhurst

Residents Irate Over Illegal Street Vending, Garbage Dumping in Bensonhurst

Residents expressed their concerns to local officials on Thursday.
AirTrain Fare to JFK Airport Reduced by 50% for Summer Season

AirTrain Fare to JFK Airport Reduced by 50% for Summer Season

As the international airport goes through a $19 billion reconstruction project, parking will be limited, officials warned.
City Officials Approve $112B Budget on Time

City Officials Approve $112B Budget on Time

Funds were restored for cultural institutions and for libraries to be open on the weekends.
City Report Says Social Media Use is Toxic For Young People

City Report Says Social Media Use is Toxic For Young People

The report found that the rate of social media use and impact vary by neighborhood, poverty and the type of school the child attended.
Audit Finds NYPD’s ShotSpotter Gunshot-Detection System is Faulty

Audit Finds NYPD’s ShotSpotter Gunshot-Detection System is Faulty

The Comptroller’s audit found that the NYPD spent thousands of hours responding to unconfirmed ShotSpotter alerts.
Mayor Adams Launches City’s First Community Hiring Effort

Mayor Adams Launches City’s First Community Hiring Effort

The effort aims to create job opportunities for underserved New Yorkers.