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City on its way to begin reopening by early June, de Blasio says - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday that phase one of the city's reopening could start sometime in the first half of June which would allow for

Read full article: City on its way to begin reopening by ea...→
New Yorkers should be allowed on Long Island beaches, de Blasio says

New Yorkers should be allowed on Long Island beaches, de Blasio says

New York City residents should be allowed on Long Island’s beaches, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday — after being ripped as “irresponsible” by a top Nassau C [...]

Read full article: New Yorkers should be allowed on Long Is...→
New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

"It's going to be a huge effort, an unprecedented effort," the mayor said. "The greatest challenge I'd say this school system has ever faced."

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Upper East Side Residents Concerned After Blatant Social Distancing Violations Near Restaurants, Bars

Upper East Side Residents Concerned After Blatant Social Distancing Violations Near Restaurants, Bars

Some restaurants put up signs discouraging loitering, but Mayor Bill de Blasio says businesses ignoring the rules will face consequences.

Read full article: Upper East Side Residents Concerned Afte...→

Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio announces COVID-19 heat wave plan - amNewYork

The heat is coming and Mayor Bill de Blasio finally released a plan Friday on how to help New Yorkers stay cool during the city's notoriously sweltering

Read full article: Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio anno...→
Will De Blasio Fire His Health Commissioner Over An Insensitive Remark?

Will De Blasio Fire His Health Commissioner Over An Insensitive Remark?

A months-old conversation about N95 masks is now being used as a reason to fire the city's top health official in the middle of a pandemic.

Read full article: Will De Blasio Fire His Health Commissio...→
De Blasio says 82 NYC kids sickened with Kawasaki-like illness

De Blasio says 82 NYC kids sickened with Kawasaki-like illness

The number of New York City kids sickened with the rare Kawasaki-like inflammatory disease potentially linked to the coronavirus has jumped to more than 80, Ma [...]

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De Blasio claims ‘historic’ gains in getting NYC’s homeless off subways

De Blasio claims ‘historic’ gains in getting NYC’s homeless off subways

Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed Monday that officials were making “historic” gains in getting homeless people off the subways amid the coronavirus crisis — even t [...]

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NYC will resume alternate side parking for one week to clean streets

NYC will resume alternate side parking for one week to clean streets

The city will resume alternate side parking in the Big Apple for one week later this month to address “litter” in the streets, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced M [...]

Read full article: NYC will resume alternate side parking f...→
De Blasio Says There's 'Tremendous Concern' About Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

De Blasio Says There's 'Tremendous Concern' About Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

There have been 38 cases detected in New York City, and there are an additional nine suspected cases yet to be confirmed. 

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NYPD Will Limit How Many People Can Enter Hudson River Park And Domino Park

NYPD Will Limit How Many People Can Enter Hudson River Park And Domino Park

After repeated instances of New Yorkers packing into crowded parks on beautiful warm weather days, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that the NYPD would beg [...]

Read full article: NYPD Will Limit How Many People Can Ente...→
Social-distancing measures stepped up in parks in Manhattan, Brooklyn

Social-distancing measures stepped up in parks in Manhattan, Brooklyn

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that the city will start to limit capacity at Hudson River Park on Manhattan's West Side as well as increase the NYPD pre [...]

Read full article: Social-distancing measures stepped up in...→
Free antibody testing comes to five NYC neighborhoods; registration begins Friday

Free antibody testing comes to five NYC neighborhoods; registration begins Friday

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City will test 140,000 people for coronavirus antibodies between next week and early June. It's unclear whether the antibodi [...]

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NYC to test 140,000 for antibodies in next month

NYC to test 140,000 for antibodies in next month

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday New York City will test 140,000 people for coronavirus antibodies between next week and early June.

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Tammy Bruce slams De Blasio for holding city 'hostage' until he gets federal bailout

Tammy Bruce slams De Blasio for holding city 'hostage' until he gets federal bailout

Fox News contributor and Fox Nation host Tammy Bruce accused New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio of threatening to stall the city's rebound from the coronavirus [...]

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De Blasio says shuttered businesses will be able to hang on for months

De Blasio says shuttered businesses will be able to hang on for months

Mayor Bill de Blasio insists city businesses forced to close because of the coronavirus outbreak are doing just fine and will be able to stay shuttered for mon [...]

Read full article: De Blasio says shuttered businesses will...→
De Blasio says first coronavirus cases could have hit NYC in late January

De Blasio says first coronavirus cases could have hit NYC in late January

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said new data suggests that the first cases of the novel coronavirus may have surfaced in the city in late Janua [...]

Read full article: De Blasio says first coronavirus cases c...→
NYC’s daily coronavirus indicators show ‘mixed bag’: De Blasio

NYC’s daily coronavirus indicators show ‘mixed bag’: De Blasio

The city’s latest statistics for its daily coronavirus indicators are “a reminder of how much we have to stick to the plan,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday [...]

Read full article: NYC’s daily coronavirus indicators show ...→
De Blasio says violators of city’s coronavirus beach restrictions will ‘be taken right out of the water’

De Blasio says violators of city’s coronavirus beach restrictions will ‘be taken right out of the water’

As Memorial Day weekend approaches, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday said “no swimming” will be allowed at beaches and warned New Yorkers that they [...]

Read full article: De Blasio says violators of city’s coron...→
The smart way for post-coronavirus pandemic NYC to save money: Stop recycling

The smart way for post-coronavirus pandemic NYC to save money: Stop recycling

The financial pressure of the coronavirus pandemic has led Mayor de Blasio to do what he’s never done before: propose reductions in New York City’s sprawling $ [...]

Read full article: The smart way for post-coronavirus pande...→
Police union chief hits back after crass comment toward cops by de Blasio's health commissioner

Police union chief hits back after crass comment toward cops by de Blasio's health commissioner

President of the Sergeants Benevolent Association Ed Mullins said on Friday that though he is not surprised the NYC health commissioner made comments showing d [...]

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Homeless sleep inches from each other on shelter stairs after they’re cleared out of subways

Homeless sleep inches from each other on shelter stairs after they’re cleared out of subways

This is what Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “historic” success of clearing out the homeless from the subways looks like.  The above photo was taken from the Bellevue M [...]

Read full article: Homeless sleep inches from each other on...→
De Blasio announces 12 more miles of NYC street closures

De Blasio announces 12 more miles of NYC street closures

The city will convert another 12 miles of streets into pedestrian and bicycle-only thoroughfares, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday. “We want to make it [...]

Read full article: De Blasio announces 12 more miles of NYC...→
New York City Reports More Than 50 Children Suffering From Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

New York City Reports More Than 50 Children Suffering From Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

During Tuesday’s daily briefing, Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city has confirmed 52 cases, including one death. Ten other cases are pending.

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De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if coronavirus indicators trend downward

De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if coronavirus indicators trend downward

The reopening of New York City could start in June as long as coronavirus-related hospitalizations and other statistics continue to trend downward, Mayor Bill [...]

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De Blasio touts homeless outreach success as MTA offers some comfort - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio may be applauding his own administration's success at conducting homeless outreach while the subway and stations are on shutdown, but

Read full article: De Blasio touts homeless outreach succes...→
Emails reveal Mayor de Blasio ‘abused his power’ to help stall yeshiva probe

Emails reveal Mayor de Blasio ‘abused his power’ to help stall yeshiva probe

Mayor Bill de Blasio was personally involved in a deal with Orthodox Jewish leaders to delay a long-awaited report on shoddy yeshivas in exchange for an extens [...]

Read full article: Emails reveal Mayor de Blasio ‘abused hi...→
New York City stepping up distancing enforcement in parks

New York City stepping up distancing enforcement in parks

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says police officers will start limiting access to a handful of parks whose visitors have become poster children for bad soc [...]

Read full article: New York City stepping up distancing enf...→
NYC Could Limit Number of Park-Goers as Its Virus Death Toll Nears 20,000

NYC Could Limit Number of Park-Goers as Its Virus Death Toll Nears 20,000

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to address new crowd control measures in some of the five boroughs’ parks Friday as the anxious state awaits an [...]

Read full article: NYC Could Limit Number of Park-Goers as ...→
Policing of Social Distancing Is Criticized as New ‘Stop and Frisk’

Policing of Social Distancing Is Criticized as New ‘Stop and Frisk’

Mayor Bill de Blasio said officers have used enforcement authority sparingly and fairly, but videos of encounters have fed a perception of unequal treatment.

Read full article: Policing of Social Distancing Is Critici...→
NYC may limit entry to city parks to prevent overcrowding during COVID-19

NYC may limit entry to city parks to prevent overcrowding during COVID-19

New York City may limit entry at certain parks to prevent overcrowded as the city continues to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday [...]

Read full article: NYC may limit entry to city parks to pre...→
Mayor, wife donate blood to help with shortage

Mayor, wife donate blood to help with shortage

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray donated blood Thursday at the New York Blood Center in Brooklyn. 

Read full article: Mayor, wife donate blood to help with sh...→
Bill de Blasio’s ridiculous beach debacle

Bill de Blasio’s ridiculous beach debacle

Amazing: Mayor Bill de Blasio turns from imperiously telling New Yorkers they can’t hit the beach in the city to just as imperiously telling Long Island it can [...]

Read full article: Bill de Blasio’s ridiculous beach debacl...→
De Blasio calls for line-of-duty benefits for families of city employees who died of COVID-19

De Blasio calls for line-of-duty benefits for families of city employees who died of COVID-19

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has called on the state to authorize line-of-duty benefits for families of city employees who died of COVID-19.

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Bill de Blasio threatens to shutter bars afters New Yorkers crowd esta

Bill de Blasio threatens to shutter bars afters New Yorkers crowd esta

TOP STORIES Mueller judges could be impeachment targets if GOP retakes House, Roger Stone predicts 'No red lines': Nancy Pelosi ready to negotiate on coronavir [...]

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A cash-poor city should just build its new jails on Rikers Island

A cash-poor city should just build its new jails on Rikers Island

Six months before COVID-19 devastated New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council approved a plan to spend nearly $9 billion to build four jails — one [...]

Read full article: A cash-poor city should just build its n...→
NYC beaches are ‘just not ready’ to open any time soon, de Blasio says

NYC beaches are ‘just not ready’ to open any time soon, de Blasio says

Jersey Shore beaches may be re-opening for Memorial Day weekend, but that will not be the case in New York City as Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested Friday that B [...]

Read full article: NYC beaches are ‘just not ready’ to open...→
Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to reopen coronavirus-shuttered restaurants and bars under capacity restrictions is half-baked, with the potential to further starv [...]

Read full article: Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s p...→
Bill de Blasio caught in act selling out kids for his own political needs

Bill de Blasio caught in act selling out kids for his own political needs

It turns out Mayor Bill de Blasio personally helped cut the squalid 2017 deal to delay the investigation of yeshivas accused of failing to teach the basics — o [...]

Read full article: Bill de Blasio caught in act selling out...→
Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Later this morning: 9:30 a.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio holds his daily COVID-19 briefing. Watch live here when it begins.... 5:30 a.m. Monday night's "Rise Up Ne [...]

Read full article: Latest coronavirus updates in New York: ...→
Non-essential NYC businesses not likely to open before June, de Blasio says

Non-essential NYC businesses not likely to open before June, de Blasio says

Non-essential New York City businesses are not likely to open before June, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday.

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NYC to deploy more civilian 'social distancing ambassadors' amid enforcement controversy

NYC to deploy more civilian 'social distancing ambassadors' amid enforcement controversy

Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to deploy more civilian "social distancing ambassadors" amid an NYPD enforcement controversy.

Read full article: NYC to deploy more civilian 'social dist...→
35 of 40 arrested on social distancing violations in Brooklyn were black

35 of 40 arrested on social distancing violations in Brooklyn were black

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the disparity in the numbers does not reflect the city's values. "We HAVE TO do better and we WILL," he tweeted Thursday.

Read full article: 35 of 40 arrested on social distancing v...→
Bill de Blasio is hopelessly out of his depth in NYC’s new fiscal crisis

Bill de Blasio is hopelessly out of his depth in NYC’s new fiscal crisis

We are beginning to see a light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel. But there are hard times ahead for our nation, state and beloved New York City. The choic [...]

Read full article: Bill de Blasio is hopelessly out of his ...→

City to roll out more coronavirus antibody tests next week - amNewYork

The city will ramp up novel coronavirus antibody testing next week with the goal of reaching a quarter of a million New Yorkers, Mayor Bill de Blasio

Read full article: City to roll out more coronavirus antibo...→
Mayor, wife donate blood to help with shortage

Mayor, wife donate blood to help with shortage

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray donated blood Thursday at the New York Blood Center in Brooklyn. 

Read full article: Mayor, wife donate blood to help with sh...→
De Blasio says first coronavirus cases could have hit NYC in late January

De Blasio says first coronavirus cases could have hit NYC in late January

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said new data suggests that the first cases of the novel coronavirus may have surfaced in the city in late Janua [...]

Read full article: De Blasio says first coronavirus cases c...→
New Yorkers should be allowed on Long Island beaches, de Blasio says

New Yorkers should be allowed on Long Island beaches, de Blasio says

New York City residents should be allowed on Long Island’s beaches, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday — after being ripped as “irresponsible” by a top Nassau C [...]

Read full article: New Yorkers should be allowed on Long Is...→
De Blasio calls for line-of-duty benefits for families of city employees who died of COVID-19

De Blasio calls for line-of-duty benefits for families of city employees who died of COVID-19

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has called on the state to authorize line-of-duty benefits for families of city employees who died of COVID-19.

Read full article: De Blasio calls for line-of-duty benefit...→
De Blasio says violators of city’s coronavirus beach restrictions will ‘be taken right out of the water’

De Blasio says violators of city’s coronavirus beach restrictions will ‘be taken right out of the water’

As Memorial Day weekend approaches, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday said “no swimming” will be allowed at beaches and warned New Yorkers that they [...]

Read full article: De Blasio says violators of city’s coron...→
Upper East Side Residents Concerned After Blatant Social Distancing Violations Near Restaurants, Bars

Upper East Side Residents Concerned After Blatant Social Distancing Violations Near Restaurants, Bars

Some restaurants put up signs discouraging loitering, but Mayor Bill de Blasio says businesses ignoring the rules will face consequences.

Read full article: Upper East Side Residents Concerned Afte...→
A cash-poor city should just build its new jails on Rikers Island

A cash-poor city should just build its new jails on Rikers Island

Six months before COVID-19 devastated New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council approved a plan to spend nearly $9 billion to build four jails — one [...]

Read full article: A cash-poor city should just build its n...→
Police union chief hits back after crass comment toward cops by de Blasio's health commissioner

Police union chief hits back after crass comment toward cops by de Blasio's health commissioner

President of the Sergeants Benevolent Association Ed Mullins said on Friday that though he is not surprised the NYC health commissioner made comments showing d [...]

Read full article: Police union chief hits back after crass...→
Will De Blasio Fire His Health Commissioner Over An Insensitive Remark?

Will De Blasio Fire His Health Commissioner Over An Insensitive Remark?

A months-old conversation about N95 masks is now being used as a reason to fire the city's top health official in the middle of a pandemic.

Read full article: Will De Blasio Fire His Health Commissio...→
Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to reopen coronavirus-shuttered restaurants and bars under capacity restrictions is half-baked, with the potential to further starv [...]

Read full article: Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s p...→
De Blasio announces 12 more miles of NYC street closures

De Blasio announces 12 more miles of NYC street closures

The city will convert another 12 miles of streets into pedestrian and bicycle-only thoroughfares, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday. “We want to make it [...]

Read full article: De Blasio announces 12 more miles of NYC...→
Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Later this morning: 9:30 a.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio holds his daily COVID-19 briefing. Watch live here when it begins.... 5:30 a.m. Monday night's "Rise Up Ne [...]

Read full article: Latest coronavirus updates in New York: ...→
De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if coronavirus indicators trend downward

De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if coronavirus indicators trend downward

The reopening of New York City could start in June as long as coronavirus-related hospitalizations and other statistics continue to trend downward, Mayor Bill [...]

Read full article: De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if c...→
NYC will resume alternate side parking for one week to clean streets

NYC will resume alternate side parking for one week to clean streets

The city will resume alternate side parking in the Big Apple for one week later this month to address “litter” in the streets, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced M [...]

Read full article: NYC will resume alternate side parking f...→
NYC to deploy more civilian 'social distancing ambassadors' amid enforcement controversy

NYC to deploy more civilian 'social distancing ambassadors' amid enforcement controversy

Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to deploy more civilian "social distancing ambassadors" amid an NYPD enforcement controversy.

Read full article: NYC to deploy more civilian 'social dist...→
Emails reveal Mayor de Blasio ‘abused his power’ to help stall yeshiva probe

Emails reveal Mayor de Blasio ‘abused his power’ to help stall yeshiva probe

Mayor Bill de Blasio was personally involved in a deal with Orthodox Jewish leaders to delay a long-awaited report on shoddy yeshivas in exchange for an extens [...]

Read full article: Emails reveal Mayor de Blasio ‘abused hi...→
NYPD Will Limit How Many People Can Enter Hudson River Park And Domino Park

NYPD Will Limit How Many People Can Enter Hudson River Park And Domino Park

After repeated instances of New Yorkers packing into crowded parks on beautiful warm weather days, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that the NYPD would beg [...]

Read full article: NYPD Will Limit How Many People Can Ente...→
35 of 40 arrested on social distancing violations in Brooklyn were black

35 of 40 arrested on social distancing violations in Brooklyn were black

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the disparity in the numbers does not reflect the city's values. "We HAVE TO do better and we WILL," he tweeted Thursday.

Read full article: 35 of 40 arrested on social distancing v...→
NYC Could Limit Number of Park-Goers as Its Virus Death Toll Nears 20,000

NYC Could Limit Number of Park-Goers as Its Virus Death Toll Nears 20,000

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to address new crowd control measures in some of the five boroughs’ parks Friday as the anxious state awaits an [...]

Read full article: NYC Could Limit Number of Park-Goers as ...→
Free antibody testing comes to five NYC neighborhoods; registration begins Friday

Free antibody testing comes to five NYC neighborhoods; registration begins Friday

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City will test 140,000 people for coronavirus antibodies between next week and early June. It's unclear whether the antibodi [...]

Read full article: Free antibody testing comes to five NYC ...→
NYC may limit entry to city parks to prevent overcrowding during COVID-19

NYC may limit entry to city parks to prevent overcrowding during COVID-19

New York City may limit entry at certain parks to prevent overcrowded as the city continues to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday [...]

Read full article: NYC may limit entry to city parks to pre...→
Tammy Bruce slams De Blasio for holding city 'hostage' until he gets federal bailout

Tammy Bruce slams De Blasio for holding city 'hostage' until he gets federal bailout

Fox News contributor and Fox Nation host Tammy Bruce accused New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio of threatening to stall the city's rebound from the coronavirus [...]

Read full article: Tammy Bruce slams De Blasio for holding ...→
De Blasio says shuttered businesses will be able to hang on for months

De Blasio says shuttered businesses will be able to hang on for months

Mayor Bill de Blasio insists city businesses forced to close because of the coronavirus outbreak are doing just fine and will be able to stay shuttered for mon [...]

Read full article: De Blasio says shuttered businesses will...→

City on its way to begin reopening by early June, de Blasio says - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday that phase one of the city's reopening could start sometime in the first half of June which would allow for

Read full article: City on its way to begin reopening by ea...→
Bill de Blasio’s ridiculous beach debacle

Bill de Blasio’s ridiculous beach debacle

Amazing: Mayor Bill de Blasio turns from imperiously telling New Yorkers they can’t hit the beach in the city to just as imperiously telling Long Island it can [...]

Read full article: Bill de Blasio’s ridiculous beach debacl...→
NYC’s daily coronavirus indicators show ‘mixed bag’: De Blasio

NYC’s daily coronavirus indicators show ‘mixed bag’: De Blasio

The city’s latest statistics for its daily coronavirus indicators are “a reminder of how much we have to stick to the plan,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday [...]

Read full article: NYC’s daily coronavirus indicators show ...→
New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

"It's going to be a huge effort, an unprecedented effort," the mayor said. "The greatest challenge I'd say this school system has ever faced."

Read full article: New York City Summer School Will Be Done...→
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Bill de Blasio threatens to shutter bars afters New Yorkers crowd esta

Bill de Blasio threatens to shutter bars afters New Yorkers crowd esta

TOP STORIES Mueller judges could be impeachment targets if GOP retakes House, Roger Stone predicts 'No red lines': Nancy Pelosi ready to negotiate on coronavir [...]

Read full article: Bill de Blasio threatens to shutter bars...→
The smart way for post-coronavirus pandemic NYC to save money: Stop recycling

The smart way for post-coronavirus pandemic NYC to save money: Stop recycling

The financial pressure of the coronavirus pandemic has led Mayor de Blasio to do what he’s never done before: propose reductions in New York City’s sprawling $ [...]

Read full article: The smart way for post-coronavirus pande...→

Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio announces COVID-19 heat wave plan - amNewYork

The heat is coming and Mayor Bill de Blasio finally released a plan Friday on how to help New Yorkers stay cool during the city's notoriously sweltering

Read full article: Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio anno...→
NYC beaches are ‘just not ready’ to open any time soon, de Blasio says

NYC beaches are ‘just not ready’ to open any time soon, de Blasio says

Jersey Shore beaches may be re-opening for Memorial Day weekend, but that will not be the case in New York City as Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested Friday that B [...]

Read full article: NYC beaches are ‘just not ready’ to open...→
Homeless sleep inches from each other on shelter stairs after they’re cleared out of subways

Homeless sleep inches from each other on shelter stairs after they’re cleared out of subways

This is what Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “historic” success of clearing out the homeless from the subways looks like.  The above photo was taken from the Bellevue M [...]

Read full article: Homeless sleep inches from each other on...→
De Blasio says 82 NYC kids sickened with Kawasaki-like illness

De Blasio says 82 NYC kids sickened with Kawasaki-like illness

The number of New York City kids sickened with the rare Kawasaki-like inflammatory disease potentially linked to the coronavirus has jumped to more than 80, Ma [...]

Read full article: De Blasio says 82 NYC kids sickened with...→
Bill de Blasio caught in act selling out kids for his own political needs

Bill de Blasio caught in act selling out kids for his own political needs

It turns out Mayor Bill de Blasio personally helped cut the squalid 2017 deal to delay the investigation of yeshivas accused of failing to teach the basics — o [...]

Read full article: Bill de Blasio caught in act selling out...→
New York City Reports More Than 50 Children Suffering From Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

New York City Reports More Than 50 Children Suffering From Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

During Tuesday’s daily briefing, Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city has confirmed 52 cases, including one death. Ten other cases are pending.

Read full article: New York City Reports More Than 50 Child...→
De Blasio claims ‘historic’ gains in getting NYC’s homeless off subways

De Blasio claims ‘historic’ gains in getting NYC’s homeless off subways

Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed Monday that officials were making “historic” gains in getting homeless people off the subways amid the coronavirus crisis — even t [...]

Read full article: De Blasio claims ‘historic’ gains in get...→
Non-essential NYC businesses not likely to open before June, de Blasio says

Non-essential NYC businesses not likely to open before June, de Blasio says

Non-essential New York City businesses are not likely to open before June, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday.

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De Blasio touts homeless outreach success as MTA offers some comfort - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio may be applauding his own administration's success at conducting homeless outreach while the subway and stations are on shutdown, but

Read full article: De Blasio touts homeless outreach succes...→
De Blasio Says There's 'Tremendous Concern' About Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

De Blasio Says There's 'Tremendous Concern' About Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

There have been 38 cases detected in New York City, and there are an additional nine suspected cases yet to be confirmed. 

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New York City stepping up distancing enforcement in parks

New York City stepping up distancing enforcement in parks

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says police officers will start limiting access to a handful of parks whose visitors have become poster children for bad soc [...]

Read full article: New York City stepping up distancing enf...→
Social-distancing measures stepped up in parks in Manhattan, Brooklyn

Social-distancing measures stepped up in parks in Manhattan, Brooklyn

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that the city will start to limit capacity at Hudson River Park on Manhattan's West Side as well as increase the NYPD pre [...]

Read full article: Social-distancing measures stepped up in...→
Bill de Blasio is hopelessly out of his depth in NYC’s new fiscal crisis

Bill de Blasio is hopelessly out of his depth in NYC’s new fiscal crisis

We are beginning to see a light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel. But there are hard times ahead for our nation, state and beloved New York City. The choic [...]

Read full article: Bill de Blasio is hopelessly out of his ...→
Policing of Social Distancing Is Criticized as New ‘Stop and Frisk’

Policing of Social Distancing Is Criticized as New ‘Stop and Frisk’

Mayor Bill de Blasio said officers have used enforcement authority sparingly and fairly, but videos of encounters have fed a perception of unequal treatment.

Read full article: Policing of Social Distancing Is Critici...→
NYC to test 140,000 for antibodies in next month

NYC to test 140,000 for antibodies in next month

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday New York City will test 140,000 people for coronavirus antibodies between next week and early June.

Read full article: NYC to test 140,000 for antibodies in ne...→

City to roll out more coronavirus antibody tests next week - amNewYork

The city will ramp up novel coronavirus antibody testing next week with the goal of reaching a quarter of a million New Yorkers, Mayor Bill de Blasio

Read full article: City to roll out more coronavirus antibo...→
De Blasio says shuttered businesses will be able to hang on for months

De Blasio says shuttered businesses will be able to hang on for months

Mayor Bill de Blasio insists city businesses forced to close because of the coronavirus outbreak are doing just fine and will be able to stay shuttered for mon [...]

Read full article: De Blasio says shuttered businesses will...→
Mayor, wife donate blood to help with shortage

Mayor, wife donate blood to help with shortage

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray donated blood Thursday at the New York Blood Center in Brooklyn. 

Read full article: Mayor, wife donate blood to help with sh...→

City on its way to begin reopening by early June, de Blasio says - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday that phase one of the city's reopening could start sometime in the first half of June which would allow for

Read full article: City on its way to begin reopening by ea...→
De Blasio says first coronavirus cases could have hit NYC in late January

De Blasio says first coronavirus cases could have hit NYC in late January

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said new data suggests that the first cases of the novel coronavirus may have surfaced in the city in late Janua [...]

Read full article: De Blasio says first coronavirus cases c...→
Bill de Blasio’s ridiculous beach debacle

Bill de Blasio’s ridiculous beach debacle

Amazing: Mayor Bill de Blasio turns from imperiously telling New Yorkers they can’t hit the beach in the city to just as imperiously telling Long Island it can [...]

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New Yorkers should be allowed on Long Island beaches, de Blasio says

New Yorkers should be allowed on Long Island beaches, de Blasio says

New York City residents should be allowed on Long Island’s beaches, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday — after being ripped as “irresponsible” by a top Nassau C [...]

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NYC’s daily coronavirus indicators show ‘mixed bag’: De Blasio

NYC’s daily coronavirus indicators show ‘mixed bag’: De Blasio

The city’s latest statistics for its daily coronavirus indicators are “a reminder of how much we have to stick to the plan,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday [...]

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De Blasio calls for line-of-duty benefits for families of city employees who died of COVID-19

De Blasio calls for line-of-duty benefits for families of city employees who died of COVID-19

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has called on the state to authorize line-of-duty benefits for families of city employees who died of COVID-19.

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New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

"It's going to be a huge effort, an unprecedented effort," the mayor said. "The greatest challenge I'd say this school system has ever faced."

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De Blasio says violators of city’s coronavirus beach restrictions will ‘be taken right out of the water’

De Blasio says violators of city’s coronavirus beach restrictions will ‘be taken right out of the water’

As Memorial Day weekend approaches, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday said “no swimming” will be allowed at beaches and warned New Yorkers that they [...]

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Bill de Blasio threatens to shutter bars afters New Yorkers crowd esta

Bill de Blasio threatens to shutter bars afters New Yorkers crowd esta

TOP STORIES Mueller judges could be impeachment targets if GOP retakes House, Roger Stone predicts 'No red lines': Nancy Pelosi ready to negotiate on coronavir [...]

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Upper East Side Residents Concerned After Blatant Social Distancing Violations Near Restaurants, Bars

Upper East Side Residents Concerned After Blatant Social Distancing Violations Near Restaurants, Bars

Some restaurants put up signs discouraging loitering, but Mayor Bill de Blasio says businesses ignoring the rules will face consequences.

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The smart way for post-coronavirus pandemic NYC to save money: Stop recycling

The smart way for post-coronavirus pandemic NYC to save money: Stop recycling

The financial pressure of the coronavirus pandemic has led Mayor de Blasio to do what he’s never done before: propose reductions in New York City’s sprawling $ [...]

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A cash-poor city should just build its new jails on Rikers Island

A cash-poor city should just build its new jails on Rikers Island

Six months before COVID-19 devastated New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council approved a plan to spend nearly $9 billion to build four jails — one [...]

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Summer in the city: Mayor de Blasio announces COVID-19 heat wave plan - amNewYork

The heat is coming and Mayor Bill de Blasio finally released a plan Friday on how to help New Yorkers stay cool during the city's notoriously sweltering

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Police union chief hits back after crass comment toward cops by de Blasio's health commissioner

Police union chief hits back after crass comment toward cops by de Blasio's health commissioner

President of the Sergeants Benevolent Association Ed Mullins said on Friday that though he is not surprised the NYC health commissioner made comments showing d [...]

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NYC beaches are ‘just not ready’ to open any time soon, de Blasio says

NYC beaches are ‘just not ready’ to open any time soon, de Blasio says

Jersey Shore beaches may be re-opening for Memorial Day weekend, but that will not be the case in New York City as Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested Friday that B [...]

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Will De Blasio Fire His Health Commissioner Over An Insensitive Remark?

Will De Blasio Fire His Health Commissioner Over An Insensitive Remark?

A months-old conversation about N95 masks is now being used as a reason to fire the city's top health official in the middle of a pandemic.

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Homeless sleep inches from each other on shelter stairs after they’re cleared out of subways

Homeless sleep inches from each other on shelter stairs after they’re cleared out of subways

This is what Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “historic” success of clearing out the homeless from the subways looks like.  The above photo was taken from the Bellevue M [...]

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Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Restaurant, bar owners pan de Blasio’s partial coronavirus reopening plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to reopen coronavirus-shuttered restaurants and bars under capacity restrictions is half-baked, with the potential to further starv [...]

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De Blasio says 82 NYC kids sickened with Kawasaki-like illness

De Blasio says 82 NYC kids sickened with Kawasaki-like illness

The number of New York City kids sickened with the rare Kawasaki-like inflammatory disease potentially linked to the coronavirus has jumped to more than 80, Ma [...]

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De Blasio announces 12 more miles of NYC street closures

De Blasio announces 12 more miles of NYC street closures

The city will convert another 12 miles of streets into pedestrian and bicycle-only thoroughfares, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday. “We want to make it [...]

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Bill de Blasio caught in act selling out kids for his own political needs

Bill de Blasio caught in act selling out kids for his own political needs

It turns out Mayor Bill de Blasio personally helped cut the squalid 2017 deal to delay the investigation of yeshivas accused of failing to teach the basics — o [...]

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New York City Reports More Than 50 Children Suffering From Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

New York City Reports More Than 50 Children Suffering From Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

During Tuesday’s daily briefing, Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city has confirmed 52 cases, including one death. Ten other cases are pending.

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Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Later this morning: 9:30 a.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio holds his daily COVID-19 briefing. Watch live here when it begins.... 5:30 a.m. Monday night's "Rise Up Ne [...]

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De Blasio claims ‘historic’ gains in getting NYC’s homeless off subways

De Blasio claims ‘historic’ gains in getting NYC’s homeless off subways

Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed Monday that officials were making “historic” gains in getting homeless people off the subways amid the coronavirus crisis — even t [...]

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De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if coronavirus indicators trend downward

De Blasio: NYC could reopen in June if coronavirus indicators trend downward

The reopening of New York City could start in June as long as coronavirus-related hospitalizations and other statistics continue to trend downward, Mayor Bill [...]

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Non-essential NYC businesses not likely to open before June, de Blasio says

Non-essential NYC businesses not likely to open before June, de Blasio says

Non-essential New York City businesses are not likely to open before June, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday.

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NYC will resume alternate side parking for one week to clean streets

NYC will resume alternate side parking for one week to clean streets

The city will resume alternate side parking in the Big Apple for one week later this month to address “litter” in the streets, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced M [...]

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De Blasio touts homeless outreach success as MTA offers some comfort - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio may be applauding his own administration's success at conducting homeless outreach while the subway and stations are on shutdown, but

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NYC to deploy more civilian 'social distancing ambassadors' amid enforcement controversy

NYC to deploy more civilian 'social distancing ambassadors' amid enforcement controversy

Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to deploy more civilian "social distancing ambassadors" amid an NYPD enforcement controversy.

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De Blasio Says There's 'Tremendous Concern' About Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

De Blasio Says There's 'Tremendous Concern' About Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

There have been 38 cases detected in New York City, and there are an additional nine suspected cases yet to be confirmed. 

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Emails reveal Mayor de Blasio ‘abused his power’ to help stall yeshiva probe

Emails reveal Mayor de Blasio ‘abused his power’ to help stall yeshiva probe

Mayor Bill de Blasio was personally involved in a deal with Orthodox Jewish leaders to delay a long-awaited report on shoddy yeshivas in exchange for an extens [...]

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NYPD Will Limit How Many People Can Enter Hudson River Park And Domino Park

NYPD Will Limit How Many People Can Enter Hudson River Park And Domino Park

After repeated instances of New Yorkers packing into crowded parks on beautiful warm weather days, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that the NYPD would beg [...]

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New York City stepping up distancing enforcement in parks

New York City stepping up distancing enforcement in parks

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says police officers will start limiting access to a handful of parks whose visitors have become poster children for bad soc [...]

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35 of 40 arrested on social distancing violations in Brooklyn were black

35 of 40 arrested on social distancing violations in Brooklyn were black

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the disparity in the numbers does not reflect the city's values. "We HAVE TO do better and we WILL," he tweeted Thursday.

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Social-distancing measures stepped up in parks in Manhattan, Brooklyn

Social-distancing measures stepped up in parks in Manhattan, Brooklyn

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that the city will start to limit capacity at Hudson River Park on Manhattan's West Side as well as increase the NYPD pre [...]

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NYC Could Limit Number of Park-Goers as Its Virus Death Toll Nears 20,000

NYC Could Limit Number of Park-Goers as Its Virus Death Toll Nears 20,000

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to address new crowd control measures in some of the five boroughs’ parks Friday as the anxious state awaits an [...]

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Bill de Blasio is hopelessly out of his depth in NYC’s new fiscal crisis

Bill de Blasio is hopelessly out of his depth in NYC’s new fiscal crisis

We are beginning to see a light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel. But there are hard times ahead for our nation, state and beloved New York City. The choic [...]

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Free antibody testing comes to five NYC neighborhoods; registration begins Friday

Free antibody testing comes to five NYC neighborhoods; registration begins Friday

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City will test 140,000 people for coronavirus antibodies between next week and early June. It's unclear whether the antibodi [...]

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Policing of Social Distancing Is Criticized as New ‘Stop and Frisk’

Policing of Social Distancing Is Criticized as New ‘Stop and Frisk’

Mayor Bill de Blasio said officers have used enforcement authority sparingly and fairly, but videos of encounters have fed a perception of unequal treatment.

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NYC to test 140,000 for antibodies in next month

NYC to test 140,000 for antibodies in next month

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday New York City will test 140,000 people for coronavirus antibodies between next week and early June.

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NYC may limit entry to city parks to prevent overcrowding during COVID-19

NYC may limit entry to city parks to prevent overcrowding during COVID-19

New York City may limit entry at certain parks to prevent overcrowded as the city continues to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday [...]

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City to roll out more coronavirus antibody tests next week - amNewYork

The city will ramp up novel coronavirus antibody testing next week with the goal of reaching a quarter of a million New Yorkers, Mayor Bill de Blasio

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Tammy Bruce slams De Blasio for holding city 'hostage' until he gets federal bailout

Tammy Bruce slams De Blasio for holding city 'hostage' until he gets federal bailout

Fox News contributor and Fox Nation host Tammy Bruce accused New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio of threatening to stall the city's rebound from the coronavirus [...]

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