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The drinking water supply for offices of the New York City Department of Sanitation doesn’t even have a roof – just a tattered tarp.

Shards of decayed wood are all that remain of the roof that once shielded the wooden water tank at 137 Centre St.

Mark Molinaro announces his candidacy for governor of New York

After months of “will he, won’t he” deliberation and weeks of behind-the-scenes campaigning, Republican Dutchess County Executive Marcus Moli

New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson

Corey Johnson and Bill de Blasio are not friends.


More than in many places across the country, New York makes it a top priority to provide an array of social services for its residents.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Richard A. Carranza, Dept. of Education Schools Chancellor at a press conference in NYC.

Last year, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled an audacious proposal: get rid of the entrance exam for the city’s elite high schools.

The U.S. Capitol

Democrats are targeting key House seats across the country in an attempt to regain control of the chamber.

Antonio Delgado

Three Republican congressional incumbents have fallen in New York as part of a “blue wave” that has powered a Democratic takeover of the House.


New York City is often referred to as the center of the universe – and when people say that, they’re often talking about Manhattan.

New York Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Sen. Liz Krueger and Sen. Michael Gianaris listen as Senate members speak in favor of legislation to change state legal standards on sexual harassment in Albany.

As Democrats raced late into the night on Thursday to pass their final bills of the year, they demonstrated how state government has changed during

Homeless person pushing a shopping cart in New York City

On a rainy morning in May, around 30 homeless people and a handful of activists gathered on the steps of New York City Hall to cal