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It was a bill that made it through both chamber of the state legislature with no controversy — and not even a single no vote. Not from any Republican, not even in a committee. Gov. Kathy Hochul didn’t even waste time signing this bill into law, doing so a few weeks before Thanksgiving. more
First came the long stretches of previously unpaved roads. Then one complaint became the first drop in a bucket, filled by a torrential downpour of protests. It’s as if we’re on the road to nowhere, and stuck in a purgatorial loop — and it’s right where Kappock Street and Palisade Avenue meet. more
Hal Dorfman designed a three-story single-family home for College Road a little more than a year ago. But even as winter continues on, potential construction is at a standstill while the property’ owners try to wade through some of the red tape put up by the Fieldston Property Owners Association. more
If there’s any rite of passage for a city council member, it’s likely seeing a piece of legislation they drafted actually become law. If that’s the case, then Councilman Eric Dinowitz is close to truly maturing professionally at City Hall, potentially opening a door for a number of veterans in New York City who often get overlooked. more
Bring up the proposed homeless shelter at 6661 Broadway during a Community Board 8 meeting, and prepare for fireworks. But it was a much different tone during a recent town hall involving one of the shelter’s supporters, state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi. There was less focus on the complaints, and ultimately more of an opportunity to ask questions. more
But even in the waning days of an administration, it’s never too late to try and leave a lasting impact. Especially for Bill de Blasio, who’s rumored to be eyeing a run for governor next year. That very well may be why de Blasio announced a coronavirus vaccine mandate last week for all of the city’s private sector workers. more
It’s been five years since the parochial school at Visitation closed its doors for good. But soon, there may be a new crop of children running around after the bell rings. more
The furor continues, and it’s been a long time coming. And yet, when the city’s transportation department was called to task, the agency was nowhere to be found. more
For weeks, neighbors hoped to get answers from city officials about the proposed men’s shelter at 6661 Broadway. After deciding not to show up when they were first invited, a contingent of officials from the city’s social services department joined the recent Community Board 8 land use committee meeting. That’s where committee chair Charles Moerdler took the agency’s deputy commissioner, Erin Drinkwater, to task. more
Back when Gov. Kathy Hochul first took office in September, she focused on the coronavirus delta variant, which was — and continues today — spreading rapidly. One of those measures? Extend the ability of government bodies like local community boards to meet virtually — at least until we thought we might be out of the woods. Like, say, the beginning of next year. more
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