Suspended students, suspended education
Cathie Black: What will she bling to the job?By Lily Altavena As backlash to Cathie Black's appointment as chancellor of New York City public schools mounts, the mayor remains mum while others question why he chose someone with such a lack of experience in education. The Daily News' editorial boar ... More >>
Last Monday, to great fanfare, the city announced a settlement had been reached with ailing Ground Zero workers after some six years of litigation. The settlement would have provided up to $657.5 million for the medical expenses of people who labored at the World Trade Center site following t ... More >>
In today's Daily News, Michael Daly notices that Shabia Johnakin, a "20-year-old Brooklyn high school dropout," got mere probation for gun possession, though he was trying to use his weapon (it jammed) in the company of men who were shooting at police. The clemency was in part due to Johnaki ... More >>
[HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart Asset]Your Tuesday New York headlines...Supreme Court sides with gunmakers by not hearing NY suit that claimed makers were liable for flood of illicit firearms.Daily News: Carrión's house renovation done by architect who needed the borough president's approval ... More >>
Once a month, former Voicer and current New York scribe Mark "American Gangster" Jacobson puts on a racuous "radio" show at the KGB Bar on East 4th Street.We put "radio" in quotes for several reasons: not only does the program not go out over the air (a podcast is produced, which will promptly be bu ... More >>
Michael Daly's column has to be a put-on. If it's not, then give him an "F" for fatuous. In "Let's make Caroline Kennedy our special envoy to Washington," the self-serious Daily News scribe fights back his tears about Caroline Kennedy's withdrawal from the Senate appointment race and opines: Ma ... More >>
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