Brooklyn residents live with mice and mold in the shadow of a luxury building with the same landlord – New York Daily News

Brooklyn residents live with mice and mold in the shadow of a luxury building with the same landlord – New York Daily News

Residents on a tree-lined block in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, are caught in a clash between misery and luxury. On one side of Chauncey St. stands the sprawling Fulton Park Plaza: once a shining example of affordable housing built by former Brooklyn Dodgers star Jackie Robinson, now fallen into disrepair. Apartments are rife with mold, mice … Read more

New Yorkers need to hold the city’s top elected official accountable for the schools – New York Daily News

New Yorkers need to hold the city’s top elected official accountable for the schools – New York Daily News

The most important action the Legislature must take in the waning days of its session is to pass a three- or four-year extension of mayoral control of the New York City school system, which expires on June 30. After the terrible educational losses that many students have suffered during two years of the pandemic, failure … Read more