Cuomo Signed Distracted Driving Law

Cuomo Signed Distracted Driving Law

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law on Tuesday that makes it a primary traffic offense to use handheld electronic devices, including cell phones, while driving….

West Nile Detected in New York City

For the first time this season, the Health Department has detected West Nile virus in New York City mosquitoes. The infected mosquitoes were collected from…

City Unveils 70 New Electric Cars

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is moving forward with his vision to create a greener New York. Bloomberg, along with Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith and Department of…

Tougher Penalties for Tow Operators

Tougher Penalties for Tow Operators

As the Department of Consumer Affairs prepares for a hearing on the removal of a Maspeth towing company from the city’s accident response program, Mayor…

Comptroller Audit Finds Hotels in Debt

Last month, Comptroller John Liu released a report stating that several hotels throughout the city owed nearly $2.7 million in unpaid bills. According to Liu,…

Local Pols Bring Tax Help to Nabe

Local Pols Bring Tax Help to Nabe

With many residents still suffering from a down economy, area politicians held a free tax lien event for those suffering overdue debts from city and…

DEC Recommends Lifting Hydrofracking Ban

DEC Recommends Lifting Hydrofracking Ban

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has recommended that the state lift its moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, despite local officials’ concerns that the process is…

Rep. Meeks Faces Ethics Investigation

Rep. Meeks Faces Ethics Investigation

A House Ethics Committee investigation of Congressman Gregory Meeks is officially pending. On Friday, the Committee announced an extension of the deadline for action on…