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Jan 9, 2017 In The News

Leading women from politics, the arts and other fields urged President-elect Donald Trump on Monday to support a new national women’s museum in Washington that would be affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution.

Dec 22, 2016 In The News

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Manhattan electeds came together this afternoon to celebrate “making the impossible happen” after years of physical and political obstacles: the New Year’s Eve opening of the long-stalled Second Avenue Subway, decades after it was first envisioned.

Dec 20, 2016 In The News

Upper East Side elected officials, community leaders and restaurateurs gathered on Tuesday to celebrate the economic good fortunes that the Second Avenue subway will bring upon its New Year’s Day opening.

Dec 13, 2016 In The News

New York City's House delegation is amplifying their calls for Congress to reimburse the full cost of protecting Donald Trump, whose decision to run his post-election operations from Trump Tower has saddled the Big Apple with millions of dollars in extra security costs. 

Dec 6, 2016 In The News

A Republican-led panel in the U.S. House of Representatives agreed on Tuesday to add $7 million to a short-term federal spending bill to reimburse New York authorities for President-elect Donald Trump's security costs, far short of the $35 million requested by the city's congressional delegation.

New York's U.S. lawmakers were quick to express their unhappiness.

Dec 2, 2016 In The News

More than 6,500 residents, living in the Queensbridge Houses, now have new weather-resistant roofs thanks to repairs that were part of a $87 million dollar capital investment by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA).

Dec 1, 2016 In The News

President-elect Donald Trump will face a delicate question after he takes office next year: whether to support building a women’s history museum on the National Mall.

The two main proponents of the bipartisan push, which has been going on for years, both have ties to the real estate mogul.

Nov 30, 2016 In The News

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene is asking the Food and Drug Administration to change its policy on accepting blood donations from men who engage in sexual activity with other men.

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Nov 24, 2016 In The News

A patchwork of weeds, rusted refineries, dilapidated warehouses and pollution-soaked land along the East River in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn has long held the unfulfilled dream of local residents.

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