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In the wake of the arbitration award that allowed the de Blasio administration to delay by nine months half of its $900-million payment covering retroactive wages to United Federation of Teach…

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A new class of NYPD recruits scheduled to enter the Police Academy this month seems caught in a fall breeze, blowing in and out of the budget picture.

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As this newspaper went to press early on Oct. 9 because of Columbus Day, it was still uncertain whether common sense would prevail in Washington, D.C. and a stimulus bill that would provide ne…

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A photo on page 2 of this newspaper in normal times would be a portrait of a pleasant summer day: four police officers standing together, apparently enjoying a quiet moment, all wearing sungla…

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The City Council showed bad judgment when it passed up the opportunity to expel Andy King a year ago after he was found to have sexually harassed a female staffer, tried to intimidate other st…

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A troubling trend has continued with two paroles in the span of a month being granted: the first to a man who coordinated the assassination of a Parole Officer and another to an inmate who set…

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When Mayor de Blasio in late September announced he was furloughing all Mayor's Office employees for five days at a savings of $860,000, it was clear that he thought the symbolism of the move …

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School Employees Local 372 of District Council 37, one of whose past presidents went to prison for embezzling millions of dollars from the local and the parent union, and another of whom did h…

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The way Rudy Giuliani laced into Bill de Blasio Sept. 16 as "the worst Mayor in the history of New York City," you'd never suspect that on Sept. 10, 2001, he had worn out his welcome to such a…

The Fire Department, which has struggled at times in the past on matters of tone and timing when it comes to racial issues, was pitch-perfect and spot-on with the decision, announced shortly b…

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In accepting the Republican nomination for President four years ago. Donald Trump declared that the Federal Government was broken and "I alone can fix it."

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The revelation in the New York Post last weekend that for nearly three months Mayor de Blasio had rebuffed offers from the Somos Community Care network to offer free testing for the coronaviru…

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There have been three interesting and related developments over the past couple of weeks in the hot war pitting the police unions against Mayor de Blasio and the City Council that piqued our i…

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During a U.S. Senate hearing on the Postal Service Aug. 21, it developed that President Trump had two fewer allies in the room than he might have expected on his claim that increased voting by…

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Until he discovered that dealing with reporters remotely gave him greater control over the narrative, Mayor de Blasio preferred limiting his media discussions. Holding daily briefings, however…

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Even as large-city school districts elsewhere in the nation have all opted to stay with remote learning for the term that begins in September, Mayor de Blasio and Richard Carranza remain resol…

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Mayor de Blasio likes to style himself as the arbiter of what is important and what is less so within the city.

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Less than three weeks after a child-abuse complaint was lodged against the mother of 5-month-old Raymond Porfil Jr., he died June 4, 2018 after she repeatedly slammed his head into a wall in t…

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The latest report by a monitor overseeing the city jail system is too quick to look at raw numbers and decide that they prove that correction officers have grown more brutal even as reductions…

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When he began talking about the arrest of Nikki Stone July 28, Mayor de Blasio pointed out that the Warrant Squad Detectives who took her into custody were doing what they were supposed to: ar…