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Mayor De Blasio Holds Presser at St. Mary’s Rec Center In The Bronx

NEW YORK, N.Y. (WUNF) — Mayor Bill De Blasio and other elected officials held a press conference to discuss New York City Parks and then the Mayor took off-topic questions from the media.

UNF News Reporter Kyle Mazza asked the Mayor if there is a law against homeless people sitting on a bench. The question came about because of an earlier presser on the front steps of City Hall by an activist group with a participant saying that she had been harassed by the New York City Police Department while she was sitting on a bench.

The woman said at the earlier City Hall presser to Kyle Mazza that there is no law against a citizen sitting on a bench, also saying that she did nothing wrong except sit on the bench.

The Mayor told Mazza: ‘There is no law against sitting on a bench’

PUBLISHED | 08/18/16 | 4:15 PM ET
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By Kyle Mazza

Hello and welcome to UNF News! UNF NEWS is a website focused on delivering the news without opinion and just honest, straightforward reporting. UNF News covers entertainment, breaking news, politics and more!

I have photographed and reported on several concerts, galas, press conferences and special events since I was 8-years-old. I am the holder of a New York City Press Credential, Maryland State Press Credential and White House Press Credentials.

I am an embed covering President Donald J. Trump and at other times candidates for President including Former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Elizabeth Warren and others. I also take part in overseas trips with President Trump as part of the White House Traveling Press. I am a regular member of the White House Correspondents' Association.

I have covered events in Canada including events with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau such as the Visit of Vice President Mike Pence and Prime Minister Trudeau in Ottawa and other high-profile events such as the Open Government Partnership.

I have covered several entertainment and red carpet events including the 2016 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball in Philadelphia, PA, Washington, DC and the Z100 JingleBall Announcement Event with Daya and Charlie Puth in New York, NY in 2016. I have also covered the Miss America Pageant and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2020 in New York, NY. Other notable events that I have covered include the Democratic National Convention in 2016 and the Visit of Pope Francis to New York, NY in 2015.

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