When leaders of the Maplewood Neighborhood Association first suggested the organization counter persistent gang issues by donating money to a ...
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May 31, 2012
New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley, center, accompanied by Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda Gibbs and Howard Wolfson, Counselor New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, addresses a news conference at New York's City Hall Thursday. Mayor Bloomberg is proposing a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in the city's restaurants.