Past Press Releases


  • December 4, 2008
    MillionTreesNYC Training Program participants plant 1,000 trees in Riverdale Park as part of MillionTreesNYC, December 4, 2008
    Read the 12/4/08 press release
  • October 21, 2008
    Mayor Bloomberg and Deputy Mayor Harris Announce That the New York City Waterfalls Had a $69 Million Economic Impact On New York City, Exceeding Estimates
    Read the 10/21/08 press release
  • October 7, 2008
    New York City Department of Homeless Services Commissioner Robert V. Hess announces that in the first year of revamped street outreach services, more than 850 individuals have moved from the street to housing, October 1, 2008
    Read the 10/07/08 press release
  • September 29, 2008
    Liz Smith and Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City Hold Fifth Annual Fete De Swifty to Support the City's Family Justice Center Initiative
    Read the 9/29/08 press release
  • September 12, 2008
    Mayor Bloomberg Addresses ServiceNation Summit and Announces New GreeNYC Community Service Initiative
    Read the 9/12/08 press release
  • July 15, 2008
    Mayor Bloomberg, Queens District Attorney Brown and Domestic Violence Commissioner Jimenez Celebrate the Opening of New York City's Second Family Justice Center
    Read the 7/15/08 press release
  • June 26, 2008
    Mayor Bloomberg and Public Art Fund Launch The New York City Waterfalls Public Art Project by Artist Olafur Eliasson
    Read the 6/26/08 press release
  • May 6, 2008
    Mayor Bloomberg, Sting and the Police Announce Contribution to MillionTreesNYC and Reveal That Their Last Ever Concert Will Take Place in New York City to Benefit Local Public Television Stations
    Read the 5/06/08 press release
  • March 4, 2008
    Mayor Bloomberg and Homeless Services Commissioner Hess Announce Decline in Street Homelessness for the Third Consecutive Year
    Read the 3/4/08 press release
  • February 6, 2008
    Mayor Bloomberg and OEM Commissioner Bruno Announce Winners of "What if New York City..." Competition to Design Urban Housing for Use After a Disaster
    Read the 2/06/08 press release
  • January 24, 2008
    Mayor Bloomberg Announces New York City Named Among America's 100 Best Communities for Young People for Second Consecutive Year
    Read the 1/24/08 press release