Posts Tagged ‘Stringer’

Gov. Cuomo Proposes Reduced Penalty for Public Possession of Marijuana

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Cuomo seeks to loosen marijuana policies, while some lawmakers call proposal too lenient By Paul Bisceglio Get caught with a joint hidden in your pocket in New York and you get a fine. Get caught with a joint tucked behind your ear or lit in your hand and you get arrested. Concealed possession of 25 [&hellip
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STRINGER’S BOARD OF ED PICK

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

After the original law that gave the mayor authority over city schools expired on June 30, the city’s Board of Education, which was dissolved in 2002, was reconstituted. The new board, much like the old board, consists of eight appointees: two by the mayor and one by each of the city’s five borough presidents. Borough [&hellip
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STRINGER: PLAN FOR FOOD

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

The availability of healthy food should become part of the review process that new development projects must go through, Borough President Scott Stringer told the City Planning Commission. In a letter to the board, which votes on development projects that need city approval, Stringer called for adding “healthy food infrastructure” to housing developments in areas [&hellip
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