By Sean Egan on Sep 22, 2016 04:28 pm The first month of Senator Martin Golden’s “war on dollar vans” is going well, according to Golden’s office. 120 summonses have been issued to dollar vans in the past 28 days for various violations, but mostly for illegally picking up passengers who hailed them from the sidewalk, according to Golden’s office. Other violations included obstructing [...]
By Sean Egan on Sep 22, 2016 02:05 pm A man who is on trial for the murder of his ex-girlfriend’s lover confessed to detectives that there was a demon inside of his head during the killing. Mikhail Chernyaev allegedly confessed to an NYPD detective that he took the life of Charles Butler, 47, in the Brighton Beach home of his ex-girlfriend, Anna Lioznov, [...]
By Hannah Frishberg on Sep 22, 2016 10:35 am We were able to catch up with Council Member Mark Treyger today, chatting with the District 47 Council Member about everything from the upcoming elections this November to his neighborhood’s old movie theaters over eggs at Tom’s in Coney Island (Treyger had the oatmeal). Treyger, who is running for reelection next year, represents a large [...]
By Sarah Crean on Sep 22, 2016 10:00 am This coming Tuesday, City Council members will discuss how to combat what seems like an unsolvable problem — pollution generated by idling cars and trucks. The Council’s Environmental Protection committee will conduct an oversight hearing Tuesday regarding enforcement of the City’s anti-idling regulations. The committee will also discuss two pending pieces of legislation designed to [...]
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