Posts Tagged ‘budget cuts’

At a Standstill: Budget Cuts Have Brought New York’s Court System to a Crawl

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

The New York civil court system is supposed to serve as an integral resource for residents seeking access to justice. But a slew of recent cuts, combined with an influx of cases in some courts, has significantly slowed the wheels of justice in the city, and attorneys, advocates, judges and court staff say that it’s [&hellip
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City Looks to Close the Book on More Library Funding

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

additional reporting by Andrew Rice   When people think of libraries, they think of taciturn old librarians, stacks of musty books and repressive quiet zones where the smallest sound is met with a harsh shush! The reality couldn’t be further from this image. Walking into the Battery Park City Library on North End Avenue, the first [&hellip
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