Mayor Bill de Blasio

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Kimberly Dole
September 17, 2019 - 2:49 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio honored the late Detective Luis Alvarez on Tuesday by presenting his family with a Key to the City. Alvarez was an NYPD Detective and 9/11 first responder who spent his last days lobbying with Congress to continue funding for other 9/11 first responders...
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Kimberly Dole
September 05, 2019 - 11:18 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio visited schools in all five boroughs on Thursday to mark the first day of school for over one million public school students in New York City. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held in the morning at the Richmond Pre-K Center on Staten Island for the first...
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Kimberly Dole
September 04, 2019 - 1:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Crime across New York City declined in August, the NYPD announced Wednesday afternoon. The city continues to see a reduction in crimes according to the NYPD. "New York City continues to see crime reductions, and that’s due to the dedication, professionalism and hard work of...
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Kimberly Dole
September 04, 2019 - 11:57 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The New York City Department of Transportation, NYPD and elected officials announced plans to step up traffic enforcement around City schools before school starts on Thursday. City officials gathered in Brooklyn to outline Mayor Bill de Blasio's Vision Zero program and...
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Kimberly Dole
September 03, 2019 - 2:17 pm
NEW YORK CITY (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that he hired Deborah Lauter as the new Executive Director of the Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes (OPHC) on Tuesday. The announcement officially launches the city's new organization months ahead of the official deadline. Lauter...
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July 30, 2019 - 12:50 pm
( WCBS 880 ) — Mayor Bill de Blasio ’s presidential campaign continues to face an uphill battle as the Democratic Party hopeful prepares for the second round of debates Tuesday night. According to Dr. Lee Miringoff, director of the Marist College Poll, it’s make or break time for New York City’s...
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April 25, 2019 - 8:14 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – New York City officials aim to limit car and truck traffic through 14th street in Manhattan by establishing a six block corridor that features express buses, wide bike lanes and pedestrian-friendly walkways. The city plans to launch this 18-month experiment in June. These...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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April 15, 2019 - 12:57 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor de Blasio announced NYCHA's new lead-based paint testing program on Monday. For the first time ever, 135,000 apartments will be tested with portable X-ray fluorescence analyzers. This plan, which exceeds local and federal requirements, will detect the presence of lead...
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January 29, 2019 - 11:04 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- City Hall says Mayor Bill de Blasio was not aware that his former Chief of Staff Kevin O'Brien had been fired from his previous job after being accused of sexual harassment. RELATED: De Blasio on presidential run: ‘I never rule things out’ | De Blasio plan requires 2 weeks...
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January 24, 2019 - 3:23 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- We all know how sluggish city buses can be, but the mayor wants to change that. The NYPD now has a squad for clearing out bus lanes, and the ticket for parking in one costs $115. RELATED: EXCLUSIVE: MTA reports significant improvements to subways, buses | Bed bug scare...
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