The legendary investigative journalist Wayne Barrett received the 2016 Urban Journalism Award at City Limits’ 40th Anniversary Gala Celebration on Monday night. Barrett took the mic about 90 minutes before the first presidential debate.
As some parts of the FDNY’s portfolio, like structural fires, diminish in number, the frequency of other jobs like responding to gas leaks—which come with their own risks—are growing.
Prosecutors now must decide whether or not to appeal that ruling.
‘Rather than demanding that the city site shelters anywhere but in their backyards, protesters should direct their passion toward urging our elected leaders to provide the only proven solution to homelessness: decent, affordable housing.’