A train commuter leader launched an online effort Monday that included social media to air complaints directly to Metro-North Railroad and elected officials, saying commuters are fed up after recent derailments, service outages and stranded passengers.
An administration report says Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to expand full-day prekindergarten would reach 53,000 New York City children who need it by September.
The Wall Street Journal reports that by the 2015-16 school year the program would be available to 73,000 children who need it.
The Journal obtained a copy of the report from the mayor's office on Sunday. The mayor told the paper that the report "proves once and for all" that the plan can be implemented effectively "right away."
Mayor Bill de Blasio is vowing to learn from mistakes made in New York City's response to this week's snowstorm.
New York City police are blanketing midtown Manhattan with temporary surveillance cameras as one of many security measures being taken to protect visitors for the Super Bowl.
The cameras will supplement a network of permanent surveillance cameras that provide live feeds to monitors at an NYPD command center. Officers there watch for possible terror threats and other suspicious activity.
The brother of a man who died after collapsing during a run in a New York City park has died days later, also while jogging.
The Daily News says 60-year-old Peter Berry collapsed and died while running in Central Park on Sunday.
His half-brother, 68-year-old Rynn Berry, went into cardiac arrest during a New Year's Eve run in Prospect Park. He died 10 days later on Jan. 9.
The men's last surviving brother called it "a shock for the family." A memorial service was set for Monday at St. James Church in Manhattan.
New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina (fah-REEN'-yah) has announced that schools will be open on Wednesday.
Forecasters are now calling for up to 14 inches of snow in Philadelphia and southern New England, and up to a foot of snow in New York City -- followed by bitter cold temperatures.