Councilman Michael Jackson proposed to rename a section of 10th Avenue between East 26th and East 28th Street to “Jamaica Heroes Way” on Tuesday night, sparking a long discussion in the City Council.
Councilman Alex Mendez pleaded not guilty to election and voter fraud charges stemming from last May’s municipal election.
Mayor Andre Sayegh prevailed in keeping the controversial sewer reform measures after a City Council vote on Tuesday night.
Councilman Michael Jackson pleaded not guilty on Thursday to election and voter fraud charges.
The City Council has overridden mayor Andre Sayegh’s veto of the sewer reforms repeal measure.
The City Council shelved a proposal last week that was submitted by mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration to charge usage fees for public fields.
The vast majority – as much as 80 percent – of the Covid-19 vaccines being administered at International High School are now going in the arms of city residents, said health officer Paul Persaud on Thursday night.