Israeli President Reuven Rivlin Speaks At Brooklyn MegachurchSpeaking at the Christian Cultural Center of Brooklyn, Rivlin evoked the teachings of Martin Luther King Jr.
De Blasio Meets With Clergy, Demands Vote For Universal Pre-K Funding ProposalMayor 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.
Assault Rifle Among Weapons Turned In At Brooklyn Gun BuybackA gun buyback in Brooklyn sponsored by the NYPD held on Saturday netted 115 weapons, including an assault rifle.
Ahead Of Silent March, Mayor Bloomberg Defends Stop-And-Frisk Policy At Brooklyn ChurchFor 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.
Religious Groups Upset Over New Exhibit Set To Open At Brooklyn MuseumBishop 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.
Mayor Bloomberg Wants Teacher Seniority Rules ChangedNew 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.