By Karen Matthews, Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
The development comes after de Blasio emphasized for months that the city's 1.1 million public school students need schools to resume in-person instruction this fall after a thorny plunge into remote learning in March.
By Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press
New York’s governor said Friday that he would allow children statewide to return to classrooms for the start of the new school year, citing the state’s success in battling the coronavirus pandemic.
By Associated Press
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio held a news conference to give an update on the city's efforts to fight the novel coronavirus.
Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City is on track to allow zoos to open at limited capacity and professional sports without spectators starting next week under the next phase of its reopening.
By Michael Hill and Karen Matthews, Associated Press
Fast-moving Tropical Storm Fay made landfall in New Jersey on Friday amid heavy, lashing rain that closed beaches and flooded shore town streets.
New York City has rolled out a dozen mask vending machines at 10 subway stations around the city as part of a pilot programme to make personal protective equipment easily available for those riding on mass transit.
By Candice Norwood
In addition to neighborhood policing, De Blasio said the city will "need all hands on deck" to address the problem.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he's delaying the planned resumption of indoor dining at restaurants in the city out of fear it would ignite a spike in coronavirus infections.
With a "defund the police" sit-in protest continuing outside City Hall, de Blasio said that the NYPD had found ways to find the cuts from its current $6 billion budget that would open up more funding for other community programs.
The Macy’s July 4th fireworks will go forward in New York City, but with a twist meant to keep spectators from congregating in large numbers during the coronavirus pandemic.
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