City of New YorkBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingThe official Medium channel of the City of New York.Oct 9, 2016Pictures of the Week: October 1st-October 7thThousands gather for the funeral of FDNY Deputy Chief Michael J. Fahy at Annunciation Church in Yonkers, NY on Saturday. Chief Fahy died after being struck with debris caused by an explosion in the Bronx last Tuesday while bravely responding to reports of a gas leak. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography OfficeMayor Bill de Blasio displays his pizza-eating implements of choice during the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting held at Gargiulo’s Restaurant in Coney Island on Wednesday. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography OfficeThe Mayor rides in an NYPD helicopter on his way to Citi Field for the Mets’ wild-card playoff game against the Giants on Wednesday. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography OfficeThe Mayor joins Mets players and thousands of fans for a moment of silence in honor of fallen FDNY Deputy Chief Michael J. Fahy before the start of the Mets’ wild-card game at Citi Field in Queens. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography OfficeMichael Fahy, son of the late FDNY Deputy Chief Michael J. Fahy, throws the first pitch of the game in front of a grateful, sold-out crowd at Citi Field. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography OfficeMayor Bill de Blasio and mayoral aide Jonathan Viguers take in the view of Lady Liberty en route to a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island. Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.First Lady Chirlane McCray speaks at the American Psychiatric Association Awards Reception at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C., where she received the 2016 APA Patient Advocacy Award on Thursday. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography OfficeMayor Bill de Blasio hugs actor John Turturro while presenting the acclaimed artist with a mayoral proclamation during an Italian Heritage reception at Gracie Mansion on Thursday. Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography OfficeA New York City dog enjoys a warm Fall day stretch in Carl Schurz Park in Manhattan on Thursday. Edwin Torres/ Mayoral Photo OfficeFollow us on Instagram and Twitter for photo updates throughout the week.