City of New YorkBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingThe official Medium channel of the City of New York.Oct 31, 2016Pictures of the Week: Oct. 24–30, 2016First Lady Chirlane McCray and American Psychiatric Association President Maria A. Oquendo, M.D. are joined by elected officials, advocates and health leaders to announce a major investment in the health of NYC’s communities in Corona, Queens. Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography OfficeTwo nuns attend the town hall meeting hosted by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Member Rafael Salamanca at the Police Athletic League Inc. in the Bronx. Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office. Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography OfficeA young Bronx resident takes a photo of Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Member Rafael Salamanca during the town hall. Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography OfficeFirefighters at the scene of a fire on the Upper East Side of Manhattan where FDNY firefighters bravely rescued an 81-year-0ld resident. Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography OfficeThe inferno erupted on the Upper East Side Thursday, devouring three buildings with 20-foot flames, killing one resident and injuring 16 people. Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography OfficeArianna Pena is immersed in a book as First Lady Chirlane McCray visits the Mott Haven Public Library for the Gracie Book Club presentation featuring Yelena Akhtiorskaya and her “Panic In A Suitcase” book on Wednesday. Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photo OfficeMayor Bill de Blasio visits Major League Baseball Advanced Media offices in Chelsea Market in New York on Monday. The Mayor also did a segment for MLB.com where he wore a San Francisco Giants jersey to make good on his wild-card playoff game bet to Mayor Ed Lee. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography OfficeFirefighter Andrew Hawkins of Ladder 43 demonstrates how he belayed follow Firefighters to rescue an 81-year-old resident during the Mayor’s visit to Engine 53 & Ladder 43 firehouse. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography OfficeFollow us on Instagram and Twitter for photo updates throughout the week.