Albany is considering requiring armed police officers in all NYC schools. In Bed-Stuy, some parents and educators are not sure this is a good idea.
The flow of voters at P.S. 120 on Beaver St. in Bushwick was slow around 1:30 p.m. on election day, but that didn’t worry Erdyce Romeo, a poll worker and a JFK Airport employee. As she checked in voters that afternoon in the elementary school gym, she savored a break in voter traffic. Things were […]
One study says that for every rent-stabilized apartment in New York City there are some 900 applicants
Fixing parks, transit, and homelessness are on the list, but number one is affordable housing
A political artist and refugee defies stereotypes, while trying to shake things up
Citizens gathered at Restoration Plaza to hear the three candidates make their case; they lean toward the current mayor
Brian Cunningham didn’t win the Democratic primary in September—But his bid to unseat City Council Member Mathieu Eugene isn’t over.
At the office of Council Member Mathieu Eugene, it’s business as usual. Flatbush locals are seated inside the waiting area, listening for their name to be called, and hopefully for an issue to be resolved. The Council Member returns from a few meetings, shaking his constituents’ hands and conversing jovially with them in French Creole. […]
In New York City’s mostly predictable city council races, one South Brooklyn seat is still up for grabs