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Tougher Restrictions for Sex Offenders

The creation of Sex Offender Registry Act in 1996 gave the public and law enforcement greater tools to identify those convicted of sex offenses. But…

City Warns Elderly About Dangers of Falls

In recognition of Falls Prevention Awareness Day, Commissioner of the Department for the Aging (DFTA) Lilliam Barrios-Paoli, Commissioner of the New York City Department of…

City to Residents: Be Prepared

City to Residents: Be Prepared

In the past few weeks, an earthquake and a hurricane—two rare occurrences for New York—hit the city. The two events served as a perfect precursor…

Librarians Encourage Kids To Read

Librarians Encourage Kids To Read

When Queens’ librarians say they will do anything to get local children in their libraries to read more, they mean anything. Daniel Meyer, a children’s…

Addabbo Bridge a Mess

Addabbo Bridge a Mess

The north and south ends of the Joseph P Addabbo Bridge, which connects Howard Beach with Broad Channel has once again become a source of…

Dems Select Weprin for Congressional Run

Dems Select Weprin for Congressional Run

Democrats have selected state Assemblyman David Weprin to run for the 9th Congressional District seat, which Anthony Weiner resigned last month. Weprin, a Holliswood resident…

Beating the Summer Heat

Technically it’s not quite summer yet, but New Yorkers got their first taste of extreme heat over the weekend. Prolonged exposure to extreme heat can…