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Councilmember Daniel Dromm on Soon-to-Launch Municipal ID Program

New York City Councilmember Daniel Dromm answers questions about what he calls this “must-have accessory for all New Yorkers."

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Christina Knight  |  November 2, 2012 9:55 AM | Updated: Nov. 2, 2012 9:55 AM | Comments
The Holland Tunnel opened Friday to buses only. A transportation emergency makes all MTA services free through Friday. The M and 7 subway lines were added on Friday.
Another driver who worked on Monday and Wednesday, preparing the donation envelopes for clients.  There is a $1.50 suggested donation that clients are asked to pay for meals, but they can pay as little or as much as they want. Many gave extra money on Monday and Wednesday. Photo courtesy QCH.
Meryl Branch-McTiernan  |  November 2, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
A Queens nonprofit went the extra mile to deliver more than 500 meals to homebound elderly residents before Sandy hit.VIDEO
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Christina Knight  |  November 1, 2012 1:57 PM | Comments
Mayor Bloomberg announced a coordinated effort to bring meals and water to the 534,000 New Yorkers without power.
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David Howard King for Gotham Gazette  |  November 1, 2012 9:26 AM | Comments
For polling sites in state without power, paper ballots will be used. The processing of absentee ballot applications is delayed.
Many residents of Red Hook Houses ignored evacuation orders and now say they regret it. Photo by Gianna Palmer
Gianna Palmer for The New York World  |  October 31, 2012 2:06 PM | Comments
'Nobody in my building left at all' said one tenant. 'We should have left.'
Gov. Chris Christie has responded with indifference to questions about whether he's interested in being a vice presidential candidate. Meanwhile, in New Jersey, his polling numbers have dropped slightly. Flickr/forwardstl
Michael Aron for NJ Today  |  October 31, 2012 9:04 AM | Comments
Christie says politics doesn't have a place in Sandy discussions, but President Obama will be in NJ with the Governor Wednesday.VIDEO
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October 30, 2012 7:28 PM | 1 Comment
NJ Today and MetroFocus assessed the effect of Hurricane Sandy on the region. Watch the livestream archive of the video. VIDEO
Gilbert, from Red Hook, took refuge at the Evacuation Center at John Jay High School in Parks Slope, Brooklyn. Photo by Marc Rosenblatt.
Christina Knight  |  October 30, 2012 9:16 AM | Updated: Oct. 30, 2012, 12:00 PM | 2 Comments
Red Hook and Coney Island residents take shelter in Park Slope and are glad to be there.
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Georgia Kral  |  October 30, 2012 8:50 AM | Updated: Oct. 30, 2012, 1:40 PM | Comments
MetroFocus is collecting your tweets, pics and updates to share in our Storify and on-air.
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David Cruz for NJ Today  |  October 29, 2012 5:38 PM | Comments
The Pompton and Passaic Rivers are below their high water marks, literally calm before the storm.
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