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  1. Contrasting Plans, Contrasting Styles New York, October 21

    Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa spar in the first mayoral debate.

  2. 5 takeaways from the first N.Y.C. mayoral debate. New York, October 20

    Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa traded attacks over past lies, a Brooklyn apartment and “buffoonery” on the debate stage.

  3. Adams Commits, With Few Details, to Keeping Gifted Program in Schools New York, October 15

    Eric Adams, New York City’s likely next mayor, rebuked Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to scrap the current system as he prepares to leave office.

  4. Amid Chaos at Rikers, Women and Transgender People to Be Transferred New York, October 13

    The move, meant to free staff to restore order at the notorious jail system, raises questions about the detainees’ access to their lawyers and families.

  5. A Man With a Badge Nearly Killed Her. So She Got Her Own Badge. New York, October 13

    Katrina Brownlee was abused, shot and left for dead. Told she’d never walk again, she went on to have a 20-year career with the N.Y.P.D.

  6. With Cuomo Out, $2.1 Billion La Guardia AirTrain Is Halted New York, October 12

    Gov. Kathy Hochul had asked the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to put the project on hold and review alternatives.

  7. Should Gifted Students Be in Separate Classes? Opinion, October 12

    The debate over gifted-and-talented programs. Also: Moderna's chairman responds; "illiberal democracy" in Hungary - and the U.S.?

  8. There’s More Than One Way to Play Dead Opinion, October 11

    The Senate is in a tizzy. Education is in a tizzy. Also, Democratic strategists. 

  9. Inside Rikers: Dysfunction, Lawlessness and Detainees in Control New York, October 11

    With a staffing emergency disrupting the basic functions of the jail system, detainees have had free rein inside.

  10. Mayor Used Security Detail as ‘Concierge Service,’ Report Finds New York, October 7

    A city investigation criticized Mayor Bill de Blasio’s political and personal usage of his security detail, including for trips during his presidential campaign and to transport his children.

  11. She Fled Sri Lanka When She Was 4. Now She’s a City Leader. New York, October 7

    Catching up with Penny Abeywardena, who has been at the helm of the Mayor’s Office of International Affairs since 2014.

  12. Want to Be a City Commissioner? It Helps to Be Friendly With the Mayor. New York, October 6

    Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed allies who worked on his past campaigns to head New York City agencies, despite their having little relevant experience.

  13. Bill de Blasio Thinks He Could Be Governor. Does Anyone Else? New York, October 6

    A run for higher office by New York City’s mayor might be viewed skeptically across the state, but he says he wants to remain in public life.

  14. 18,000 Shots Given to N.Y.C. School Employees Ahead of Vaccine Deadline New York, October 4

    The mandate is the first full vaccine requirement for any group of city workers and affects well over 150,000 teachers and staff members.

  15. Officers Who Pledge Loyalty to Oath Keepers Should Be Fired, Mayor Says New York, October 1

    A report that active-duty New York City police officers had associated with the militia group prompts a denunciation from City Hall.

  16. The Unofficial Start of the Governor’s Race New York, September 30

    As Gov. Kathy Hochul revs up her fund-raising for next year's primary election, other New York Democrats are also making moves.

  17. De Blasio Vowed to Make City Streets Safer. They’ve Turned More Deadly. New York, September 30

    Traffic deaths have surged this year to their highest level in nearly a decade. Officials blame an excess of reckless driving, but critics say the city has failed to make streets safer.

  18. ‘If You’re Not Vaccinated, Don’t Come to Work’ Opinion, September 29

    Unions are hurting their members and the rest of us by fighting vaccine mandates.

  19. Let Water Go Where It Wants to Go Opinion, September 28

    Hurricane Ida ravaged places that were once stream beds and wetlands.

  20. A Street Vendor Had No Permit. Her Produce Was Tossed in the Trash. New York, September 28

    In the Bronx, where many go hungry, widely shared videos captured a clash between the authorities and one of thousands of unlicensed vendors.

  21. New York Pledges $27 Million to Help Undocumented Immigrants Hit by Ida New York, September 27

    “I almost died,” said one Queens resident who forced her way out of a basement apartment. Now she is eligible for help.

  22. ‘The Whole Thing Upsets Me’: Mayor Finally Visits Rikers New York, September 27

    As Mayor Bill de Blasio visited the jail for the first time in four years, federal officials signaled a lack of faith in the city’s ability to manage the troubled complex.

  23. A federal appeals court delays New York City’s vaccine mandate for teachers. New York, September 25

    The mandate, which affects well over 150,000 people working in the nation’s largest school system, was set to go into effect on Monday at midnight.

  24. What to Know About New York’s First Day of School Interactive, September 13

    The city's 1 million students return to classrooms today, many for the first time since March 2020.

  25. The Electrification of New York City Vehicles Interactive, May 13

    New York City's sanitation department unveiled a fully electric street sweeper last week.

  26. N.Y.C.’s 2021 Race for Mayor: Who’s Running? Interactive, December 2

    There's already a crowded field in the race for the next mayor of New York City. Here are some of the leading candidates.

  27. How N.Y.C.’s Plan to Open Schools Fell Apart Interactive, September 17

    Mayor Bill de Blasio canceled the start of in-person classes for the country’s largest school system just three days before they were set to begin, sowing even more confusing among parents and educators.

  28. A Plan to Make Cycling Safer on City Streets Metro, July 25

    Thursday: With 17 cyclist deaths this year, the mayor is looking for solutions.

  29. A Ferry Subsidy of $24.75 a Ride? New York City’s Costs Are Ballooning Metro, April 17

    Are ferries an expensive “niche” service or an effective form of transportation? “We’re starting a whole new form of mass transit,” Mayor Bill de Blasio recently said.

  30. Measles Outbreak: Yeshiva’s Preschool Program Is Closed by New York City Health Officials Metro, April 15

    The program is the first one to be closed as part of the city’s escalating effort to stem the country’s largest measles outbreak in decades.

  31. Tensions Rise as New York City Steps Up Response to Measles Metro, April 11

    An order to require immunizations in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community seemed to mobilize vaccine skeptics. Others worried that the effort did not address the root of the problem: misinformation.

  32. New York Declares Measles Emergency, Requiring Vaccinations in Parts of Brooklyn Metro, April 9

    Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the city would require unvaccinated individuals living in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, to receive the measles vaccine.

  33. Why Is the Mayor Talking About Running for President? Metro, April 8

    Monday: The Democratic field is crowded, but it seems like Bill de Blasio wants in.

  34. De Blasio Wouldn’t Say Who Was Hosting His Boston Fund-Raiser. We Found Out. Metro, April 4

    A Boston-based construction company, trying to expand its New York business, is helping Mayor Bill de Blasio raise money for his national political ambitions.

  35. Landlords Get a $173 Million Deal From City as Their Lawyer Raises Funds for de Blasio Metro, April 4

    The lawyer’s work for Mayor Bill de Blasio may resurrect questions of whether the mayor blurs the line between city business and political fund-raising.

  36. Cuomo Promised Transparency at the M.T.A. Then Its Leader Was Confirmed While You Slept. Metro, April 2

    The governor and lawmakers promised a major overhaul at the transit agency, which runs New York’s subways, but advocates said the plans were a bureaucratic reshuffling.

  37. New York’s Best Schools Need to Do Better Editorial, March 30

    Yet again, the paucity of black and Latino students admitted to New York City’s elite public high schools is cause for alarm, and action.