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Mayor's Budget Proposal Includes Funds for Smaller Snow Removal Equipment

Mayor's Budget Proposal Includes Funds for Smaller Snow Removal Equipment
ny1.com — NY1 VIDEO: The mayor's proposed budget includes $21 million for smaller, more specialized snow removal equipment. The money will pay for 40 smaller plows to clear crosswalks, bus stops and pedestrian-only areas. NY1's Rocco Vertuccio filed the following report.

Public Housing Residents Have Tough Questions About Mayor's Housing Authority Overhaul

Public Housing Residents Have Tough Questions About Mayor's Housing Authority Overhaul
ny1.com — Residents of public housing are asking some tough questions about Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to overhaul the city's housing authority. NY1's Rocco Vertuccio filed the following report. Cleaning crews were busy polishing up the Johnson Houses in East Harlem Tuesday morning, sprucing it up for the mayor's visit to announce his plan to overhaul the city's public housing authority.

Queens Woman Killed in Amtrak Derailment Laid to Rest

Queens Woman Killed in Amtrak Derailment Laid to Rest
twcnews.com — Among the victims of last week's Amtrak derailment who was laid to rest Monday was Queens native Laura Finamore. NY1's Rocco Vertuccio filed the following report. They came to say goodbye to the woman who was always there for them. On this day, they were there for Laura Finamore.

Amtrak Derailment Victim was Beloved Educator at Brooklyn’s Medgar Evers College

Amtrak Derailment Victim was Beloved Educator at Brooklyn’s Medgar Evers College
ny1.com — One of the victims of the deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, Derrick Griffith, was a beloved educator in New York. NY'1 Rocco Vertuccio filed the following report. "We're going to have a hole over campus for a very long time," said student Jillian Gbidi.

Some NYers Say Mayor's Plans to Reduce City Waste Output Long Overdue

Some NYers Say Mayor's Plans to Reduce City Waste Output Long Overdue
twcnews.com — New Yorkers have plenty to say about the mayor's goal to restructure how the city plans to become more sustainable in the future, especially his ideas on how to eliminate most of the city's waste output in 15 years. NY1's Rocco Vertuccio filed the following report.

Lost Revenue a Concern for Many Impacted by East Village Blast

ny1.com — It's been three weeks since the deadly explosion in the East Village, and some local businesses still reeling from the event now have some resources to help them get back on their feet. NY1's Rocco Vertuccio filed the following report.

Week After East Village Explosion, Nearby Businesses Feel Economic Impact

Week After East Village Explosion, Nearby Businesses Feel Economic Impact
ny1.com — One week after the deadly building explosion and collapse in the East Village, area businesses are feeling the economic impact. NY1's Rocco Vertuccio filed the following report. The Mocha Cafe on Second Avenue finally reopened Thursday morning, one week after an explosion devastated the East Village.

Icy Storm Heads Toward City

Icy Storm Heads Toward City
twcnews.com — The snowfall has mostly given way to rain, but New Yorkers should still be careful as the messy conditions outside are expected to refreeze as temperatures stay frigid through the evening commute. All public schools around the city are open, along with after school programs. However, all field trips are cancelled.

Comptroller: City Spent Average of $1.8M to Clean Up Every Inch of Snow That Fell Over Last 11 Years

Comptroller: City Spent Average of $1.8M to Clean Up Every Inch of Snow That Fell Over Last 11 Years
twcnews.com — City Comptroller Scott Stringer is out with a report on how much it actually costs the city to clear the streets of snow. He says the old rule of thumb -- that it costs a million dollars for every inch of snow that falls - is not accurate.

Snowstorm Leaves Lasting Chill on City's Economy

Snowstorm Leaves Lasting Chill on City's Economy
twcnews.com — For many New Yorkers, Tuesday's snow day came at a cost. Some businesses and workers lost income that they might never recover. NY1's Rocco Vertuccio filed this report. Union Square returned to its overcrowded self Wednesday as New Yorkers went back to work after a rare snow day off .
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May 05, 2016

Join the convo at 9PM on @NY1TheCall We're talking about @NYCCouncil's approval of a 5¢ fee on plastic/paper bags at stores.

May 05, 2016

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