Christian Cultural Center
Speaking at the Christian Cultural Center of Brooklyn, Rivlin evoked the teachings of Martin Luther King Jr.
Mayor de Blasio has called for a tax on New Yorkers earning at least $500,000 a year to fund universal pre-K and after-school programs.
A gun buyback in Brooklyn sponsored by the NYPD held on Saturday netted 115 weapons, including an assault rifle.
For the second Sunday in a row, Mayor Michael Bloomberg took to the pulpit of a Brooklyn church to defend the city’s stop-and-frisk policy. The mayor’s speech came hours before New Yorkers who are angry about the policy will take part in a silent march to call for an end to it.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio said a sacrilege is about to go on display at the Brooklyn Museum with the debut next week of “Hide/Seek,” an exhibit focused on gay-themed art.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is warning that unless teacher seniority rules are changed, the city could have to lay off nearly every teacher hired in the last five years.