Loading...
  • borough
  • The state court system is divided into thirteen judicial districts (JDs), with five JDs in New York City, one for each county/borough. (wikipedia.org)
  • An Administrator (or Administrative Judge if a judge) supervises each city court, the state Family Court within the city, and state civil or criminal courts (or both) within each JD (county/borough). (wikipedia.org)
  • Until it was found unconstitutional in 1989, the comptroller served on the eight-member New York City Board of Estimate, which was composed of the Mayor of New York City, the comptroller and the president of the New York City Council, each of whom was elected citywide and had two votes, and the five Borough presidents, each having one vote. (wikipedia.org)
  • Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer won the September 10, 2013 Democratic primary with 52% of the vote, defeating former New York State Governor, Eliot Spitzer, who had been forced to resign as governor over various scandals. (wikipedia.org)
  • The New York City Breakers are an original breakdance group pioneering the birth of hip-hop in early 80's that was established in the Bronx borough of New York City. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of the 2011 American Community Survey , New York City is home to 100,000 ethnic Koreans , with two-thirds living in the borough of Queens . (wikipedia.org)
  • Boroughs have existed since the consolidation of the city in 1898, when the city and each borough assumed their current boundaries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before 1914, the borough of The Bronx had been earlier in the southern part of Westchester County which had then been annexed to New York County in two stages in 1874 and 1895-finally, in 1914 the county was created to match the borough. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term borough was adopted to describe a form of governmental administration for each of the five fundamental constituent parts of the newly consolidated city in 1898. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under the 1898 City Charter adopted by the New York State Legislature, a "borough" is a municipal corporation that is created when a county is merged with populated areas within it. (wikipedia.org)
  • The limited powers of the borough governments are inferior to the authority of the Government of New York City , contrasting significantly with other borough administrations of government used in Connecticut , New Jersey , and Pennsylvania , where a borough is an independent level of government, as well as borough forms used in other states and in Greater London . (wikipedia.org)
  • The borough of Manhattan is the economic, cultural, and administrative center of New York City. (wikipedia.org)
  • the term is used to refer to New York City as a whole unambiguously, avoiding confusion with any particular borough or with the Greater New York metropolitan area . (wikipedia.org)
  • Chinatown in Manhattan, the most densely populated borough of New York City, with a higher density than any individual American city . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Bronx , the northernmost borough of New York City and the only borough situated on the United States mainland . (wikipedia.org)
  • Union's campus is located in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of the New York City borough of Manhattan , bordered by Claremont Avenue , Broadway , W. 120th St. and W. 122nd St. The brick and limestone English Gothic revival architecture , by Francis R. Allen (1844-1931) and Collins, completed in 1910, includes the tower ( pictured ), which adapts features of the crossing tower of Durham Cathedral . (wikipedia.org)
  • Manhattan
  • Stephen R. Neuwirth, a lawyer for the Nationals, filed a motion in New York Supreme Court in Manhattan on April 15. (ap.org)
  • On February 2, 1653, the town of New Amsterdam, founded on the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1625, was incorporated as a city under a charter issued by the Dutch West India Company. (wikipedia.org)
  • The New York City Opera (NYCO) is an American opera company located in Manhattan in New York City. (wikipedia.org)
  • The company was originally housed at the New York City Center theater on West 55th Street in Manhattan. (wikipedia.org)
  • The NYCO was founded as the New York City Center Opera, and originally made its home at the New York City Center on West 55th Street, in Manhattan. (wikipedia.org)
  • City Ballet went on to become the first ballet company in the United States to have two permanent venue engagements: one at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on 63rd Street in Manhattan, and another at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, in Saratoga Springs, New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coverage of the 2009 NYC Comptroller race, manhattan.about.com 2009 New York City Comptroller election results Archived 2009-11-07 at the Wayback Machine. (wikipedia.org)
  • New York City Hall, the seat of New York City government, is located at the center of City Hall Park in the Civic Center area of Lower Manhattan, between Broadway, Park Row, and Chambers Street. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the 2010 United States Census, the Korean population of Manhattan (co-extensive with New York County ) had nearly doubled to approximately 20,000 over the decade since the 2000 Census. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tonight Manhattan Agriculture chefs will do the chopping and cooking and at the event meet 21 of New York's leading urban agtech companies planting roots for a vision that New York will produce up to 40% of its food locally. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Yankees
  • ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Gio Gonz├ílez was released Monday from his minor league contract with the New York Yankees. (ap.org)
  • Manchester City, in association with the New York Yankees baseball team, paid the $100 million expansion fee to join the league. (wikipedia.org)
  • Transit
  • On September 28, 1995, buses on Staten Island started accepting MetroCard, and by the end of 1995, MetroCard was accepted on all New York City Transit buses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Located within the official neighbourhood of Willowdale along Yonge Street, between Sheppard and Finch Avenues, the city centre was developed following the opening of the eponymous rapid transit station by the former city of North York, where many corporate headquarters were located. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lastman was inspired by developments in Scarborough City Centre following the completion of the Scarborough line, and convinced the Toronto Transit Commission to construct North York Centre, an infill station completed in 1987 on the Yonge-University line. (wikipedia.org)
  • The New York City Transit Authority (also known as NYCTA or The TA , and branded as MTA New York City Transit ) is a public authority in the U.S. state of New York that operates public transportation in New York City . (idealist.org)
  • Supreme Court
  • There are two city courts, the Criminal Court and the Civil Court, and several state courts, the Supreme Court, Surrogate's Court, and Family Court. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Civil Court of the City of New York decides lawsuits involving claims for damages up to $25,000 and includes a small claims part for cases involving amounts up to $5,000 as well as a housing part for landlord-tenant matters, and also handles other civil matters referred by the Supreme Court. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Supreme Court of the State of New York is radically different from similarly named courts in nearly all other states. (wikipedia.org)
  • roof
  • Rather than being absorbed naturally into the ground, much of the stormwater in New York City flows into roof drains or catch basins in the streets, and from there into the sewers. (nyc.gov)
  • Council
  • The New York City Council is the lawmaking body of the City of New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • The council monitors performance of city agencies and makes land use decisions as well as legislating on a variety of other issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • The City Council also has sole responsibility for approving the city budget and each member is limited to two consecutive terms in office and can run again after a four-year respite. (wikipedia.org)
  • The head of the City Council is called the Speaker, and is currently Corey Johnson, a Democrat. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Speaker sets the agenda and presides at meetings of the City Council. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Council has 35 committees with oversight of various functions of the city government. (wikipedia.org)
  • The New York City Administrative Code is the codification of the laws promulgated by the Council and is composed of 29 titles. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was replaced by a system of electing one Council Member from each New York State Senate district within the city. (wikipedia.org)
  • A war memorial committee was established after a council meeting in May 1919 and the committee opened a memorial fund for donations in August, but six years elapsed before the City War Memorial was unveiled. (wikipedia.org)
  • Multiple ideas were put forward and the council tasked the war memorial committee with considering several proposals, including a new city hall and a convalescent home. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plans for building a new City Hall were discussed by the New York City Council as early as 1776, but the financial strains of the war delayed progress. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Council chose a site at the old Common at the northern limits of the City, now City Hall Park. (wikipedia.org)
  • Construction was delayed after the City Council objected that the design was too extravagant. (wikipedia.org)
  • Othniel Askew, a political rival of City Councilman James E. Davis, opened fire with a pistol from the balcony of the City Council chamber. (wikipedia.org)
  • Department
  • at the New York City Department of Health for selective isolation of pathogenic Neisseria species from clinical specimens. (wikipedia.org)
  • Website of the City of New York Department of Investigation. (wikipedia.org)
  • WJZ was assigned exclusive use of its 660 kHz frequency, while WJY had to share its frequency, 740 kHz, with two other stations: WOR, operated by the Bamberger Department Store in Newark, New Jersey, and WDT, operated by the Ship Owners' Radio Service in Stapleton, New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • The New York City Department of Education is the nation's largest public school system, serving 1.1 million students from very background and corner of the globe. (idealist.org)
  • The New York City Police Foundation is an indepedent, nonprofit organizatioin dedicated to improving police services in New York City by providing resources to the New York City Police Department. (idealist.org)
  • Birds
  • In recent years, New York City Audubon has exercised particular influence in two areas: the restoration of the red-tailed hawk Pale Male's nest and the fatal effects of light pollution and glass windows on migratory birds. (wikipedia.org)
  • supervision
  • The Family Court of the State of New York is a family court that hears cases involving children and families and handles issues such as child abuse and neglect (child protection), adoption, child custody and visitation, domestic violence, guardianship, juvenile delinquency, paternity, persons in need of supervision (PINS), and child support. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • York also made the semi finals of the Championship Cup, losing 32-0 to Hull Kingston Rovers. (wikipedia.org)
  • New York City Waterfalls is a public art project by artist Olafur Eliasson, in collaboration with the Public Art Fund, consisting of four man-made waterfalls placed around New York City along the East River. (wikipedia.org)
  • A nice traditional New York Rye bread made much easier by using the bread machine. (allrecipes.com)
  • Official
  • That building was renamed Federal Hall after New York became the first official capital of the United States after the Revolutionary War. (wikipedia.org)
  • municipal
  • The comptroller is responsible for auditing the performance and finances of city agencies, making recommendations regarding proposed contracts, issuing reports on the state of the city economy, marketing and selling municipal bonds, and managing city debt. (wikipedia.org)
  • State of N
  • The Surrogate's Court of the State of New York is the probate court which oversees the probate of wills and administers estates. (wikipedia.org)