“The crash on the Manhattan Bridge calls attention to the immediate need for visionary leadership as well as difficult conversations about the purpose of the city’s precious bike lane real estate, food delivery worker equity and the role NYPD should play in enforcing existing rules.”
Nearly two years after the Gowanus rezoning’s passage, signs of change are all around: demolition projects and new builds are transforming the neighborhood. According to the Department of City Planning, roughly half of the expected 8,500 apartments along the canal are in planning or construction stages.
Over the next 100 days, NYCHA will hold engagement sessions so Nostrand Houses tenants can learn more about each of the ballot choices. On Nov. 8, the 30-day voting process will begin. Residents can vote online or by mail during the first 20 days, while the last 10 days will take place in-person.
CLARIFY News Partners with NYC’s Summer Youth Employment Program to Foster Journalism and Media Literacy Skills in Youth
Student journalists to be hosted by the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY and CUNY campuses in Queens and Brooklyn for summer reporting workshops.
Unofficial numbers released Sunday by the New York City Board of Elections (BOE) show just 44,611 people participated in early voting, held across nine days in every borough but Staten Island. The polls close at 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Opinion: Environmental Stewardship is a Collective Commitment. Mandatory Composting Will Help Us All Do Our Part
“It’s not just enough to realize it is our hands that have created the ecological disaster our world faces, but it is also our responsibility to address it.”
“If you charge someone less than what they’re supposed to be paying they might not shout about it quite as loudly,” said Comptroller Brad Lander, whose office conducted the review. “Undercharging people relative to their income, they might not complain, but then the agency might not have the money it needs.”
“No student deserves to be effectively expelled for bringing a bottle opener to school. There is no disciplinary reason to do so. In the very rare case that students do act out violently and pose a continuing risk to other students, school officials still have the possibility to expel students.”
Brooklyn tenants are trying to dismantle barriers around a seldom-used 1960s-era law that can prohibit landlords from collecting rent when they fail to fix dangerous building conditions for months on end. The campaign just had its first breakthrough.
The City Limits Accountability Reporting Initiative for Youth (CLARIFY), with the CUNY Journalism Council and Press Pass NYC, is now taking applications from New York City high school students for two journalism training camps this summer in Brooklyn and Queens.