Posts Tagged ‘Scott Stringer’

STRINGER FOR BP, AGAIN

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After weeks of speculation that Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer would run for either public advocate or comptroller, he announced on Nov. 6 that he would seek re-election in 2009. Stringer, in his first term as borough president, shelved his citywide ambitions when term limits were extended by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a move he supported [&hellip
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POLS RALLY FOR TENANT BILL

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Tenants who have fought in court against baseless charges of breaking rent-stabilization regulations may get new protections, if the State Legislature passes a pending bill. The bill would force landlords to pay up to three times the tenant’s legal fees. State Sen. Tom Duane and Assembly Member Brian Kavanagh, the bill’s sponsors, held a rally [&hellip
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MOMS FOR CAR-FREE PARK

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A group of mothers rallied against the cars that traverse Central Park at excessive speeds, enter the park during car-free periods and engage in other behaviors that are unfriendly toward pedestrians. On Oct. 7, the stroller-clad group, called Mobilized Mothers, along with Borough President Scott Stringer and Council Member Gale Brewer, marched from Central Park [&hellip
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PREPPING FOR PH.D.S

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Last week, John J. Flynn was named first dean of the Richard Gilder Graduate School at the American Museum of Natural History. Flynn is chairman and Frick Curator of Fossil Mammals, Division of Paleontology. The Gilder Graduate School was established in October 2006, following approval by the New York State Board of Regents for the [&hellip
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