Tuesday Aug 12
Candidate to replace indicted Senator gets strong showing of support
This came from District Leader Elmer Blackburne. He was but one of the many Southeast Queens leadership members who came out on Tuesday, August 11th to support Leroy Comrie in his bid for New York State Senate in District 10. Led by Congressman Gregory Meeks, the large contingent of supporters included nearly all of the Council Members, Assembly ... (more)
De Blasio Signs 'Avonte's Law' Requiring Alarms On Some School Doors
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday signed a bill requiring audible alarms on public school building doors, in commemoration of the Avonte Oquendo tragedy, WCBS 880's Rich Lamb reported.
New York Daily News
City to spray pesticide in Queens to combat West Nile virus
The city will deploy trucks to spray pesticide, targeting mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus, late Wednesday into Thursday morning.
Law Passes Requiring Audible Alarms On Doors Of Schools With Special Needs Programs
The New York City Council has unanimously approved a bill requiring audible alarms on doors in schools with special needs programs.
City Council To Vote On Audible Alarms Bill Dubbed 'Avonte's Law'
The New York City Council is set to vote on a bill that would require audible alarms on doors in schools with special needs programs.