Tag Archives: Public Safety
Eric Garner's death was a terrible tragedy that no family should have to endure. For many across our city and our nation, yesterday's grand jury ruling compounds feelings of grief with dissatisfaction and anger. As we reflect on the weeks leading up to yesterday's decision and prepare our path forward, I want to share a snapshot...Read More »
A Staten Island grand jury has voted to not file criminal charges against New York City Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo. The 43-year-old Garner was killed in July after Pantaleo placed him in a chokehold while attempting to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes. Pantaleo was stripped of his badge and gun following Garner’s death.Read More »
The nation's eyes focused on Ferguson, Missouri on the evening of Monday, November 24, after a grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.Read More »
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.Read More »
On Fri., Nov. 21, Deputy Bronx Borough President Aurelia Greene joined officials from the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo, including WCS’ Executive Vice President of Public Affairs John F. Calvelli...
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...Read More »
Silver Alert issued 9/5/14 at 8:31 A.M. NYPD has issued a Silver Alert for the disappearance of Bernardo Figueroa, male, Hispanic, 68 years old, from East 205th Street and Grand Concourse in The Bronx. Mr. Figueroa suffers from Alzheimer's disease and dementia. He is described as 5'7" tall, 145 lbs., with gray hair.Read More »
The Bronx-Whitestone Bridge will have two northbound lanes to the Bronx closed between 11 p.m. and 8 a.m. Fri., Sept. 5 into Sat., Sept. 6 while new concrete is poured. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use the Throgs Neck Bridge as an alternate. There is no asphalt and binder work at the Throgs Neck Bridge this weekend.Read More »
Andrew Saunders ya no baila en los trenes. Desde que fue detenido en 2013, el bailarín de 20 años de edad de Baychester dice que dejó de actuar con su grupo, We Are Family for Life (W.A.F.F.L.E.) en el metro....
La segura iniciativa de dos semanas de duración para ciclistas se celebrará en toda la ciudad. El Departamento de Policía de la ciudad de Nueva York (NYPD por sus siglas en inglés) anunció Operación Ciclo Seguro...
En una tarde fría de diciembre del año pasado, en las escalinatas de la alcaldía, me reuní con otros activistas y Padres contra la Brutalidad Policial, un grupo de padres de las víctimas de violencia a manos del Departamento de Policía...
As part of its new initiative “CCRB in the Boroughs,” the NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) will have investigators available to take police misconduct complaints on Tues., July 29th from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Office of Councilmember Andrew Cohen, located at 3636 Waldo Avenue in Riverdale.Read More »
Virgilia Figueroa vende cosméticos y joyas. Como cualquier mujer de negocios, sabe si ella se ve bien, la gente va a comprar sus productos. Pero su marido comenzó a oponerse a su aspecto cuando ella se iba a trabajar....
Drivers are advised that there will lane closures along the Major Deegan Expressway (north bound and south bound near the High Bridge)...Read More »
The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Independence Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, or street cleaning on Friday, July 4, 2014.Read More »
Timothy Crump is dead, and Noel Estevez is incarcerated. The ripple effects of this tragedy affect not just these two young people, but their families, their friends, their neighbors, schools, and communities...Read More »