Carlos Menchaca. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)NEW YORK CITY – Another Brooklynite has joined the race for mayor. This morning, Council Member Carlos Menchaca, who has served City Council District 38—which includes Red Hook, Sunset Park, Greenwood Heights, and portions of Windsor Terrace, Dyker Heights, and Boro Park— for seven
De Blasio at the press conference this morning when he announced the furloughs. (Photo: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office)Over 9,000 managerial and unrepresented city employees will be furloughed for five days between October and March in an effort to save the city $21 million, Mayor Bill de Blasio
Photo: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography OfficeBROOKLYN – At the end of May, it was announced that through a federal relief effort, the state was approved to disperse the Coronavirus Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer or P-EBT. The sweeping program would automatically send families the equivalent of about $5.70 per day to
Since taking office in 2014, Mayor de Blasio has made diversity a central focus of his administration. There have been diversity initiatives in agencies ranging from the Department of Cultural Affairs to the Department of Education and others. It’s no different at New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)
(Mosquito — identified as an “ochlerotatus notoscriptus.”) Photo: JJ Harrison via Wikimedia Commons.The City’s Health Department confirmed yesterday that a Brooklyn man has been diagnosed with the year’s first human case of West Nile virus. The man, who has developed encephalitis (inflammation of the brain), had underlying medical
Christine Bush/Park Slope StoopHello, Christmas! If you plan to celebrate outside of Park Slope enjoy safe travels and good weather. If you’re sticking around the neighborhood, note that Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24, is not an official city holiday, so all city government offices, including courts, are open.