Bike Lane Beating Arrest In Park Slope, Improper Electioneering In Crown Heights, Private Streets And More Lunchtime Links




  • More New York City schools qualify for federal Title I funds for students living in poverty, but less money is coming in, according to a new report. Chalkbeat
  • Hundreds of city schools still have lead in drinking fountains, two years into a massive effort to clean them up. Chalkbeat


  • Last-Minute Guide to Voting on Primary Day, September 13 (Gotham Gazette)
  • Attacks on Myrie raise questions of improper electioneering (Politico NY)
  • NYS Senator Jesse Hamilton (who’s facing a primary challenge tomorrow from Zellnor Myrie) and Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams plan to announce this afternoon in Brownsville that they are drafting legislation to protect kids and communities from vending machines dispensing drug paraphernalia. The legislation will close loopholes, enhance penalties, and impose significant civil fines.
  • Rabbis, Jewish elected officials, and communal leaders joined members of The Jewish Vote and allies to express their ongoing outrage at the lack of accountability from Gov. Cuomo in response to the mailer accusing primary opponent Cynthia Nixon of Antisemitism, and called for the Chair of the State Democratic Party to resign, and for the New York Times to rescind its endorsement.

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