Anna Boiko

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Community Leaders Decry Fire Station Cuts

Friday, December 05, 2008

Community leaders want the Fire Department to spare their neighborhood fire stations from service cuts. One of them is on City Island in the Bronx. Kenneth Kearns, District Manager of Community Board 10 in the Bronx, says back-up help would have a hard time getting ...


FDNY Night Shift

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Starting in mid-January, the Fire Department is closing four firehouses overnight.

The budget-cutting move will affect Engine 4 in Lower Manhattan, Engine 161 on Staten Island, Engine 271 in Brooklyn, and Ladder 53 on City Island in the Bronx.

Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta says the night closures will ...


FDNY Night Shift Pt. 2

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Four firehouses in the Bronx, Staten Island, Brooklyn, and Lower Manhattan will be shuttered overnight, starting January 17th, to help the city close a $1.2 billion budget gap.

The FDNY says the sites were chosen because their late night closures pose the least amount of risk ...


Study Confirms 4-5-6 Subway Lines Overcrowded

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

As the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's board prepares to unveil what are likely to be steep fare hikes and deep service cuts at its meeting tomorrow, a new report finds many subway riders find the 4, 5 and 6 too crowded to board. East Side councilman ...


And the Shleppie Goes To....

Thursday, November 13, 2008

The slowest bus in the city is the M96 according to a yearly study by the Straphangers Campaign. Gene Russianoff helped time the buses. He says the study found it's faster to jog than take the M96.

RUSSIANOFF: We also found out that you could do ...


Retailers Try Creative Strategies

Friday, October 17, 2008

As Americans cut back on spending, retailers have to compete more intensely for fewer dollars. In Greenwich Village, clothing boutique Hoos is trying to rebrand itself by redecorating its storefront with fake dollar bills. John Medeiros Jr. says they want to make the case that ...


New York City High Schoolers Vs. The US Military

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

The military will now get student contact information directly from the Department of Education, instead of going through each high school individually.

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer says even colleges and employers don't get that kind of access.

STRINGER: This is a list exclusive for the military. ...


Mayoral Hopeful Expresses Distaste Over Repealing Term Limits Law

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Congressman Anthony Weiner says the move to extend term limits is vulnerable to a court challenge.

Joining him was Richard Emery, an expert on charter law. Emery says that even though it's legal for the City Council to change term limits without a public vote, it ...


Subway Cars Covered in Advertising... Literally

Thursday, October 02, 2008

One shuttle on the 42nd street line has been covered from top to bottom in ads for a show on the History Channel. Ads will also start appearing on turnstiles, stairs and inside train tunnels.

MTA Chief Elliot Sander says it's a way to help fill ...