Bloomberg: City agencies are improving

Mayor Bloomberg's latest preliminary management report is heaping praise on city agencies.According to the report, crimes including homicides, jail violence and felonies in public housing

BROOKLYN - Mayor Bloomberg's latest preliminary management report is heaping praise on city agencies.According to the report, crimes including homicides, jail violence and felonies in public housing and in transit for the third quarter of 2007 were at the same level for the same time period of 2006.Other improvements were noted in street cleanliness, traffic light and sewer repairs and response times to child abuse reports.The mayor's report revealed that there were decreases in the number of lead poisoning cases and the number of asthmatics going to the emergency room. There was a 50 percent increase, however, in the number of syphilis cases.The report also said that fire response times increased, but the number of people dying in fires went up.Related Information:Read the mayor?s management reportThe New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The two men were found at the intersection 1 Police: 1 killed, 1 hurt in Canarsie shooting
Police say three men lead officers on a 2 Chopper 12 over police search in Brooklyn
News 12 Brooklyn asked residents what they think 3 Word of the Street: Best Job Aspects
The website Glassdoor released its latest list of 4 Word on the Street: Best place to work
Police say the woman was struck while crossing 5 Pedestrian struck, killed in Mill Basin

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News Furry Friends

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News 12 Brooklyn nightside.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE