Public Safety

No Waste Collection or street cleaning on Thanksgiving Day, Thurs., Nov. 27th

On Mon., Nov. 24th, The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced that in observance of Thanksgiving Day, there will be no garbage, organics or recycling collection, or street cleaning, on Thursday, November 27, 2014. In addition, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27, in observance of the holiday.

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Snow alert issued for Wed., November 26th

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) has issued a ‘snow alert’ for Wednesday, November 26, starting at 7 a.m., which indicates the possibility of a snow event. In preparation for a snow event, DSNY personnel have begun initial equipment readiness, including loading its salt spreaders, attaching plows when necessary, preparing tire chains...

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Broadway, by the book
Broadway, punto por punto

"The people in Washington Heights have long had greater strengths than I ever imagined," said historian and author Robert...
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Spencer returns home
Spencer regresa a casa

Dr. Craig Spencer, the Hamilton Heights resident who became the first New Yorker to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus, was...
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Public hearing on NYP
Audiencia pública sobre el NYP

Adriano Espaillat, senador del estado de Nueva York, organizará una audiencia pública el miércoles 10 de diciembre en relación...
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NMIC appoints new Executive Director
NMIC nombra nueva directora ejecutiva

As announced this past Fri., Nov. 14th, the Board of Directors of the Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) has appointed María Lizardo as the organization's new Executive Director...
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Y undergoes major renovations
La Y experimenta renovaciones importantes

The YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood ("the Y") has served uptown community members at its Nagle Avenue location since 1956. Soon, it will serve up some added polish...
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Fines, not arrests
Multas, no detenciones, para los delitos

NYPD Police Commissioner William Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a dramatic change to the NYPD's policy on marijuana possession ...
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UC Recap: October 27 – November 1

On Thursday, October 30th Justice Robert M. Stolz of the State Supreme Court dismissed the murder charge against Justo Santos on a technicality. According to Justice Stolz, the Manhattan district attorney’s office had waited too long to bring charges against Mr. Santos.

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No Garbage, Recycling or Organics Collection or Street Cleaning on Election Day

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) today reminded New Yorkers that there will be no garbage, recycling, or organics collection, or street cleaning, on Election Day, Tuesday, November 4th...

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Ebola hits home
El ébola llega al Alto

As New York’s first confirmed Ebola patient waged battle against the disease in Bellevue Hospital downtown, his uptown...
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Harlem resident tests positive for Ebola

A Harlem resident, indentified as Dr. Craig Spencer, has tested positive for the Ebola virus. The doctor had recently returned to New York City from Guinea on Fri., Oct. 17th, where he worked for Doctors without Borders. Reports state that Spencer exhibited no symptoms of the Ebola virus until Thursday morning, when he developed...

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