all stories tagged "civic engagement"


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Daniel T. Allen  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | 1 Comment
Whether it's a summer heatwave or a midwinter storm, here are tips for what to break out in a blackout.
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Daniella Greenbaum  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
In small claims court, you can sue people, corporations, associations and partnerships for up to $5,000 without a lawyer. Here's what you need to know.
Assemblyman David Weprin (pictured) will run against Republican Bob Turner in Tuesday's special election for the 9th Congressional District. Recent political gaffes coupled with President Barack Obama's low approval ratings could turn the historically Democratic district against Weprin. Flickr/azipaybarah.
City Hall News  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Updated: July 10, 2011 | Comments
Everything to be said about Gov. Andrew Cuomo's string of victories has been said tenfold. So on to this week’s more unsung winners, and yes, the losers too…
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Daniel T. Allen  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | 21 Comments
Excessive noise is a menace to public health, and it’s really aggravating. Here's three places to turn for help.
Daily Show host Jon Stewart with the United Cerebral Palsy of New York City team at the Achilles Hope & Possibility Race on Jun. 26. Photo Courtesy of Lois Silver
Jessica Abo  |  July 8, 2011 6:05 PM | Comments
Big news from the world of philanthropy. New revelations about the Clark fortune, stolen pianos, Jon Stewart and an upcoming Team Fox event.
Photo Courtesy of Flickr/Josh Pesavento
Tim Tompkins  |  July 10, 0018 5:45 PM | Comments
It’s been this way since the birth of Times Square in 1904. Adolph Ochs, the New York Times' owner and the great grandfather of Arthur Sulzberger Jr., saw that Times Square was a town square for New York.
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