According to the Daily News, State Senator Daniel Squadron has been assured the Senate will take up his version of the mayoral control bill, possibly as early as tomorrow. Squadron is the Senate sponsor of the legislation already passed by the Assembly. Several other Senators will propose changes in the law, intended to curb the mayor's power over the city's schools.
Budget cuts jeopardize after school programs for thousands of NYC kindergartners.
Did the Bloomberg campaign use a private high school in Brooklyn as a backdrop for a publicity brochure titled, "Mike Bloomberg's Public School Progress Report?"
A Subway Sandwich shop appears to be the new retail tenant of the "Palazzo Grey" at 334 Grand Street.
The Times looks back on the life of table tennis champ Lou Pagliaro, and highlights his LES roots: "Table tennis was Pagliaro’s way of staying out of trouble on the rough
streets of the Lower East Side. At 8, he walked into the Boys’ Club of
New York on East 10th Street and picked up a paddle. Soon, he was
beating the older kids who had taught him how to play the game. In
1933, he won the city’s Metro Junior Championship."