Council Speaker Christine Quinn
It’s a sticky situation for the woman who wants to be New York City’s next mayor. Council Speaker Christine Quinn has been seen in public and on camera failing to mind her manners.
Controversy over a new homeless shelter has neighbors choosing sides in Chelsea. The fight isn’t about where the shelter is being built, but whether the people building it were honest about their plans.
Michael Bloomberg has apparently caved-in to threats of legal action by the City Council. On Wednesday, the mayor released the list of the 20 fire companies that could be closed.
“We wanted to organize and send a message to anybody who might be a copy cat, that our community is responding to these attacks…we are not going to take them lying down,” Quinn said.
With support from Mayor Michael Bloomberg the path was paved Tuesday for a mosque and community center near ground zero. But opponents said the fight isn’t over.
Community leaders are demanding much more be done to keep city streets safe following a recent string of bias attacks on Staten Island.