Like it or not, the eye in the sky will soon be following your every move, according to Mayor Bloomberg. Continue reading
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Mayor Bloomberg will roll out legislation aimed at pushing cigarettes out of sight in New York City stores. Continue reading
Seeking to combat rising obesity rates, the New York City Board of Health approved on Thursday a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, street carts and movie theaters, enacting the first restriction of its kind in the country. Continue reading
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NY1 reports that Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited a Harlem church on Sunday to talk about the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy and agreed with the suggestion that parents could prevent crime by frisking their own children at home. Continue reading
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For today’s What’s New, Harlem World Magazine introduces our neighbor Roger Sewhcomar of Limey Films Inc., in Central Harlem. Continue reading
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Is the term limits question the third rail for Mike Bloomberg’s reelection campaign? That wily old dog Charlie Rangel seems to think so.
WNBC’s Gabe Pressman reports that in an interview, the Harlem congressman hammered hard at the mayor for violating “a trust” with the public, accusing him of not playing “by the rules.”
[UPDATE BELOW] Around 10:30 this morning, activists for the homeless cut through a fence and seized a vacant lot at 115th and Madison Ave in East Harlem; they say the property is owned by JPMorgan Chase, which is a “recent beneficiary of billions in taxpayer bailout money.” Continue reading
Analysis and Discussion with Rep. Charles Rangel (D) of New York (Starting Bell)
An overwhelming majority of New York residents, 89%, say the term-limits issue should be up to voters, not City Council members, and 52% oppose an extension.
The vast majority of New Yorkers say it should be up to them, and not the City Council, whether to extend term limits for the mayor and members of the Council.
A whopping 89% of New York City voters say the issue of term limits should be decided by a voter referendum, not an act of the City Council, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. Half of respondents said they oppose extending the eight-year term limit currently in place to 12 years for the purposes of allowing Mayor Michael Bloomberg to run for a third term, and 52% said they would vote against extending term limits in a referendum. Continue reading