Posts Tagged ‘State Supreme Court’

State Court Declares MTA Tax Unconstitutional

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Photo by peterkreder, courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons. By Paul Bisceglio   A State Supreme Court justice has overturned a tariff meant to bolster income for the Metropolitan Transit Authority. The tariff, called the metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax, requires employers in all 12 New York counties served by the public transportation provider to contribute 34 cents to M.T.A. for every $100 in [&hellip
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Espaillat Attorney Could Pave Way For Another Primary Election Against Rangel

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Reporters swarm Espaillat campaign spokesman Ibrahim Khan outside Manhattan Supreme Court At a hearing in State Supreme Court in lower Manhattan today, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat’s counsel Martin Connor announced the campaign’s intention to file a petition that could potentially pave the way for a do-over of last week’s Congressional primary election. Espaillat lost to Rep. Charlie Rangel by what was initially reported as several thousand votes, [&hellip
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Bronx Neighborhood Files Suit Against Fresh Direct Relocation

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Photo by Mr. Adrian Camera. Photo courtesy of Flickr Commons. By Paul Bisceglio South Bronx residents and community groups filed a lawsuit last Wednesday to halt online grocery delivery service FreshDirect’s relocation from Queens to a new 500,000 square-foot facility in the Harlem River Yards. The residents argued that the city failed to account for the new facility’s adverse environmental effects, the consequence of what [&hellip
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NYPD Officer Who Shot Unarmed 18-Year-Old Pleads Not Guilty to Manslaughter

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A memorial outside of Graham's home. Photo by Hobo Matt. Richard Haste, the 31-year-old New York City Police officer indicted in the shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old in the victim’s Bronx home, pled not guilty to charges of first- and second-degree manslaughter on Wednesday. After turning himself in to the Bronx district attorney’s office, Haste appeared in State Supreme Court along with other officers [&hellip
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Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Two hearings have been scheduled in the lawsuit against the Columbus Village development near Park West Village after a State Supreme Court hearing on Sept. 10. An injunction hearing with the State Supreme Court was rescheduled for Oct. 15 since the judge was absent this past week, while a zoning appeal hearing with the Board [&hellip
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