E-Cumbo News Briefs 2/10/2016

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CUMBO

3 New Bills by Cumbo Signed into Law: Sex Ed Instruction, MetroTech Area BID Growth and Transparency for New Building Construction

Cumbo Bills Get Signed Into Law

Firman leyes para combatir desigualdad en la calidad de la educación sexual

 

DISTRICT

Art Criticism Panel Moves to Brooklyn From Longtime Upper East Side Venue

Fort Greene Groups Want $5M for Fixes at Neighborhood Parks

New Lease Finalized For Day Care And Senior Center At 966 Fulton Street

Three-Story Office Building Planned For 256 Flushing Avenue

Housing Lottery Begins For 250 Ashland Place; Affordable Units Range From $801 To $1,196 Per Month

Brooklyn Museum Goes Kosher!

 

WOMEN/LGBT ISSUES

Moms Push to Launch Russian Dual-Language Program on Upper West Side

Robbers Throw Woman to Ground and Steal Her Michael Kors Bag, Police Say

Mom, children stabbed at Staten Island hotel: Reports

Transgender woman speaks out on D train attack

University of Tennessee football players attacked good Samaritan teammate who drove rape victim to hospital, suit says

Texas couple ‘enslaved’ nanny by making her work 20 hours per day without pay while repeatedly abusing her

Waldorf Astoria hotel ‘little black girl’ staffer claims bias in firing

Australian men plead guilty to teen rape in Croatia, but avoid jail time by paying $30K — and Internet erupts

Manhattan pimp convicted of sex trafficking, promoting prostitution

EXCLUSIVE: Man arrested for holding woman in Queens basement sex den, forcing her into prostitution 

Bronx creep busted for following woman, exposing himself 

Cops ID suspect wanted for sexually assaulting, robbing woman

Hooker in love with her pimp cries over his conviction

Woman brutally mugged in broad daylight in Manhattan

 

PUBLIC HOUSING

Officer Did Everything Right After Shooting Akai Gurley, Lawyer Says

One of New York’s ‘Most Dangerous’ Housing Projects Now Has Its Own YouTube Show

Jury begins deliberations in manslaughter trial of cop Peter Liang

 

YOUTH

City Warns Schools Not to Let Budget Constraints Shrink Special Ed Services

Downtown Brooklyn Area Getting More Than 3,000 New School Seats

Teens Shot and Pistol-Whipped in East Harlem Robbery, NYPD Says

Heartfelt NBC Segment Shows Brandon Washington As Young Black Man To Watch

It’s Not ‘UPK For All,’ Parents Charge, It’s ‘UPK For Some’

Another family from ‘got to go’ list sues Success Academy

Teen girl killed in hit-and-run in Rosedale, Queens, NYPD says

Naked Texas teen shot and killed by Austin police was unarmed; family grieving the slain high school student: ‘Our child was stolen from us by the police’

EXCLUSIVE: Queens mosque instructor charged with molesting 9-year-old girl 

Former Manhattan prep school teacher admits to sex with 16-year-old student in nightclub bathroom 

NYC schools ready to launch new programs in fall, including college visits and free SAT tests 

More than 17,000 support Success Academy pre-K funding push

Ex-con busted for paying woman $600 to have sex with her teenage daughter

Bronx teacher fired over child abuse allegations claims arbitrator slept through his disciplinary hearing

Teacher charged with filming sex videos in school bathroom

 

CULTURAL AFFAIRS

Artists Wanted for ‘The Art of Herstory’ African Diaspora Exhibition

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

7 New York Colleges Receive Millions for Capital Improvements

 

BROOKLYN

400 Angry Park Slopers Slam Plans for Key Food Site

 

NEW YORK CITY

Change de Blasio’s Rezoning Plan or We’ll Kill It, Council Tells City Hall

CITY COUNCIL FEARS BROKEN PROMISES, GENTRIFICATION WITH DE BLASIO’S REZONING PLAN

Official: NYC crane collapse being probed

EXCLUSIVE: Queens pol wants city to check bathrooms adjacent to waterways, reduce pollution

EXCLUSIVE: New York City food pantries are low on money and need volunteers

Manhattan grocer tells employees not to worry about insect-infested food, calls bugs ‘protein’

EXCLUSIVE: Airbnb dropped 1,000 possibly illegal listings before opening its books to lawmakers

Here’s what separates you from the homeless, according to NYC

 

NEW YORK STATE

Heastie, WFP push Cuomo on tax increases

 

NATIONAL

Americans quitting jobs hits nine-year high

Prosecutor who sent innocent man to death row is disbarred

 

 

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