Fernando Cabrera Marching Across The Brooklyn Bridge To Protest Ban On Churches Renting School Space

 Fernando Cabrera Marching Across The Brooklyn Bridge To Protest Ban On Churches Renting School Space
Fernando Cabrera (Photo: NYC Council)

This afternoon, Bronx Councilman Fernando Cabrera will be marching across the Brooklyn Bridge to ask Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the Department of Education to reverse the upcoming ban on religious institutions  using public school buildings on weekends for meetings and worship.

“We stand firm on our position. Equal access for houses of worship makes New York City communities better. Mayor Bloomberg and the Department of Education need to see just how many people are on this side
 of the debate,” Mr. Cabrera said in a statement announcing the March.
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Roundup: Gingrich’s Chick Flick; Bloomberg Changes His Tune

New Gingrich watched “Bridesmaids” to prep for tonight’s Republican debate.

Mayor Bloomberg said something sort of nice about Occupy Wall Street.

Former Congressman Guy Molinari said something not-so-nice about Chuck Schumer.

State Senator Ruben Diaz is still mad about same sex marriage. Continue reading “Roundup: Gingrich’s Chick Flick; Bloomberg Changes His Tune”

Roundup: Herman Cain Denies Everything; Cuomo’s New Drug Czar; Carl Paladino Lives!

As more accusers come out of the woodwork, Herman Cain says ““The charges and the accusations, I absolutely reject. … They simply didn’t happen.”

Governor Cuomo names his new drug czar.

Carl Paladino lives!

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Uptown Occupy Wall Street Marchers Make 11 Mile Trek

 Uptown Occupy Wall Street Marchers Make 11 Mile Trek
Occupy Wall Street solidarity marchers in Washington Heights. (Photo: Chasen Marshall)

New York City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez and State Senator Adriano Espaillat led a march nearly the entire length of Manhattan in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street today. On their eleven mile journey, they were accompanied by hundreds of marchers, multiple possible 2013 Mayoral candidates and a police escort.

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