Overall Crime in New York City Hits Record Low in 2019
New York City achieved record low overall index crime in 2019, improving upon last year's records for public safety and crime reduction in the modern era. In 2019, overall crime is lower than in 2018...
The NYC Department of Sanitation has proposed a rule establishing 20 Commercial Waste zones, together with certifications by the Law Department and Mayor's Office of Operations.
Click here to view the proposed rule and map.
The proposed rule was published in the City Record on Thursday, December 12, 2019. The rule contains a notice to the public for the opportunity to comment on the rule through COB January 13, 2020. DSNY will hold its agency public hearing at 125 Worth Street in the 2nd floor auditorium from 9:30am to 12:00pm on Monday, January 13, 2020.This is the public's last opportunity to comment on the rule. Following the comment period, DSNY will consider all comments and then publish the final rule which will become effective 30 days after such publication.
Tree-cycling with DSNY
The New York City Department of Sanitation is collecting Christmas trees curbside now through Friday, January 17, weather permitting. Residents should remove all stands, tinsel, lights and ornaments before putting trees out for collection. After collection, clean, non-bagged Christmas trees will be chipped, mixed with leaves, and recycled into compost for the city's parks, institutions and community gardens. Those needing to get rid of mostly plastic and metal artificial Christmas trees should consider selling or donating them. Donation opportunities may be found at nyc.gov/donate.
The 4th Annual Women's March will take place this year on Saturday, January 18 between 11:00am and 4:00pm. There may be parking restrictions near Central Park West during the event. Check the website for more details as the event approaches.
Celebrate National Mentoring Month with WE NYC
Join group sessions with experienced WE Connect Mentors as part of WE NYC, an initiative based out of the NYC Department of Small Business Services. WE Connect Mentors are female founders who represent a variety of industries, backgrounds, and business life stages with demonstrated success.
This month, the following events are being hosted to celebrate National Mentoring Month: