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SI Girl Scout Troop Holds Fundraiser for Family Victimized by Fire

Members of Girl Scout Troop 5169 called in the reinforcements Friday for a lemonade stand and bake sale to raise money for fellow scout Luciana Polizzotto, whose family lost everything in the Pitney Avenue fire that ripped through several Charleston homes last week.

04/18/2014 11:35 PM

Mayor Announces 'Major Overhaul' to City's Sandy Rebuilding Efforts

Three weeks after appointing a new leadership team to head Hurricane Sandy recovery, Mayor Bill de Blasio released a report Thursday outlining what he called a major overhaul of the rebuilding effort, and in the process, set ambitious goals for himself.

Updated 04/17/2014 08:02 PM

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NY1 Online: Reporters Round Up Mayor's Reboot of Sandy Program

The four members of Inside City Hall's Reporters Roundtable - Annie Karni from the Daily News, New York Times City Hall Bureau Chief Mike Grynbaum, Michael Howard Saul from The Wall Street Journal and Brigid Bergin from WNYC Radio - discussed the mayor's reboot of a Hurricane Sandy recovery program, the carriage horse debate and Rep. Charles Rangel's tough primary fight.

04/18/2014 10:23 PM

NY1 Online: Advocates Weigh In on Police-Community Relationships

Inside City Hall asked a panel of advocates - Kate Rubin, the managing director of civil action practice for the legal organization "The Bronx Defenders"; Rashad Robinson, the executive director of the advocacy group "Color of Change"; Babe Howell, an associate professor at CUNY's School of Law; and Fahd Ahmed, the legal and policy director for DRUM-South Asian Organizing Center - whether the New York City Police Department has done enough to defuse tensions between police and communities in the city.

04/18/2014 10:21 PM




ATV Riders Tear Up Post-Sandy Dunes and Grass

The city Parks Department is beefing up security at a Staten Island beach after several vehicles went off-roading on sand dunes recently built to protect communities affected by Hurricane Sandy. 04/18/2014 12:21 PM


SI Group Kicks Off Sustainable Home Maintenance Training

Neighborhood Housing Services of Staten Island kicked off its Sustainable Home Maintenance Training this week, an eight-week program sponsored by Con Edison to gives hands-on training in repairs and maintenance around the house. 04/18/2014 01:04 AM


SI Zoo Now Home to Tawny Frogmouth

The Staten Island Zoo is now home to the Tawny Frogmouth, a big-mouth bird named for its ability to capture a lot of insects to eat. 04/18/2014 01:07 AM

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