Category Archives: NYC

Detective Miosotis Familia, Record Declines in Traffic Fatalities ,City Public Outdoor Pools

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The NYPD remembers Detective Miosotis Familia, and co-names Ryer Avenue and East 181st Street in her honor
• City Transportation teams report record declines in traffic fatalities so far in 2018 under its Vision Zero program
• City Public Outdoor Pools are open–beat the heat and get free swim lessons now through September 9
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Reducing Marijuana Arrests, FDNY EMT Arroyo Dedication, NY Botanical Garden Edible Academy Expansion

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New policies will soon reduce unnecessary marijuana arrests: NYPD will instead issue summons for low-level marijuana possession
• FDNY EMT Yadira Arroyo—killed in the line of duty last March—is honored in the South Bronx
• The New York Botanical Garden’s Edible Academy expands, offering more hands-on gardening and cooking courses for children . Official NYC NYC Mayor’s Office video

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Gov. Cuomo recommends legalizing recreational marijuana ahead of primary

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New York’s primaries for the U.S. House and Senate are just one week away, while New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will face off against actress Cynthia Nixon in September. Politico New York’s Laura Nahmias spoke to Elaine Quijano on CBSN’s “Red & Blue” about next week’s races to watch, and how Cuomo recently signaled he would support legalized marijuana less than a year after calling marijuana a “gateway drug.”

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