City Comptroller John Liu this month rejected the $67.6 million contracts with Aguila Inc. for shelters in the South Bronx and in Manhattan. Bloomberg and the Department of Homeless Services filed the lawsuit last week. The suit says the comptroller is required by law to approve the contacts.
Fire Lieutenant Robert Hess was assigned to the firehouse for Ladder 76 at 7219 Amboy Road. He died one year ago Monday from 9/11-related injuries.