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Dig Deep Into Superfund New York

City Limits - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:30pm
Archive articles, federal documents, slideshows and more on the three Superfund cleanups now underway in New York.

Take a Video Visit to the Superfund Site Near You!

City Limits - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:28pm
Beauty and toxins, industry and wildlife mix in Newtown Creek, along the Gowanus Canal and near the old Wolff-Alport Chemical Company on the Brooklyn-Queens border.

Striking Disparities in Neighborhood Violence

City Limits - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:00am
Focusing on the rise in shootings citywide masks deep differences across precincts. Most have seen neither no increase or a decline in shooting victims.

Take a Video Visit to the Superfund Site Near You!

City Limits - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:00am
Beauty and toxins, industry and wildlife mix in Newtown Creek, along the Gowanus Canal and near the old Wolff-Alport Chemical Company on the Brooklyn-Queens border.

Cautionary Tales on Charter Schools from Outside NYC

City Limits - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:00am
Corruption allegations in Hartford and Albuquerque and a relentless push for for-profit charters in Dallas highlight problems that New York's charter-school surge has largely avoided.

Why Charter Schools Have High Teacher Turnover

City Limits - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:19am
While some statistics are disputed, the high rates of teacher attrition at charter schools raise questions about whether even the most successful ones can maintain quality amid the churn.

Willets Point Mall Clears Legal Hurdle

City Limits - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:00am
Opponents of the development sued over the use of parkland to support a retail establishment. A state judge dismissed the case, but an appeal is likely.

The Death and Life of Stop-and-Frisk

City Limits - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:00am
A new report looks back on 11 years of a controversial policy.

From the Archives: A Postmortem of NYC's 'Undetermined' Fatalities

City Limits - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:17pm
Each year, nearly 200 deaths in New York City are categorized as "events of undetermined intent." These are cases in which the city’s medical examiner cannot determine whether the person died of natural causes, accident, suicide or murder.

Tree Pruning Problems: Some Species Are Special Risks

City Limits - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:00am
The city comptroller has found flaws in how the city tracks tree pruning. Here's some helpful background from a 2012 City Limits special report.

Helping the Homeless Save (For) Themselves

City Limits - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:54am
Could individual development accounts give New York City a new tool for moving homeless families and individuals from shelter into homes?

Resisting Arrest: Is There a Trend?

City Limits - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:00am
The head of the NYPD says more people are resisting arrest. What do the statistics indicate? <b>Updated</b>

City Finally Beating Back Queens Floodwaters

City Limits - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 8:55am
After decades of regular flooding in the borough's southeast, a $6 billion infrastructure project is having an impact. Some want DEP to go further and pump out rising groundwater.

Can Churches Fund Affordable Housing?

City Limits - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:56am
POP is different from most other real-estate finance operations in two ways. First, it's named after a papal encyclical. Second, it underwrites housing working-class New Yorkers can afford.

Report Finds 'Epidemic' of Aging in Prison

City Limits - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:00am
One increasingly common facet of the problem: Elderly prisoners with dementia so pronounced they cannot remember the crime for which they are incarcerated.

What Was the Bloomberg Admin. Saying About Jail Violence?

City Limits - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 12:00am
A look back at annual reports on jail conditions shows an emphasis on progress being made, but also an acknowledgement of an increasing violence problem.

Clinic Protests Continue as Abortion in NYC Plummets

City Limits - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:00am
There were 20,000 fewer such procedures in 2012 than a decade earlier.

Nonprofits Must Practice Intergenerational Generosity

City Limits - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:25am
Experience can be a gem or a fossil. New ideas can be a boost or a fetish. As the city ages and a new generation of leaders emerges, nonprofits have to figure out how to get the best out of everyone.