Source: CeCILL via Wikimedia CommonsAssemblyman Dov Hikind took to the corner of Coney Island Avenue and Avenue J this morning to announce that installation of the first wave of 320 security cameras is set to begin soon. In a press release, the local pol boasts of the “expensive, state-of-the-art system
Source: CeCILL via Wikimedia CommonsAssemblyman Dov Hikind secured $1 million for new security cameras to be installed in Borough Park and the project is continuing to stir controversy [/borough-park-and-midwood-are-getting-1-million-in-security-cameras-stirring-some-controversy/] among those who feel that the cameras raise serious questions over privacy. A New York Daily News editorial [http://www.nydailynews.
WeinsteinA special education bill sponsored by local Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein, which would have demanded that evaluators consider the “home life and family background” of special education students when placing them in schools, was vetoed by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday. Although the bill does not specifically address religion, religious parents