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In Changing District, Cumbo Continues Culture Crusade

Apr 03, 2015

Council Member Laurie Cumbo (photo: William Alatriste) In one of Brooklyn's most rapidly changing districts, where brownstones sell for millions of dollars around the corner from deteriorating public housing complexes, Council


Debate Over Evaluations Leaves Teachers Frustrated

Mar 27, 2015

Governor Cuomo (photo: Governor's Office via flickr) A room full of high school students was answering questions on an excerpt from Stephen Hawking's "The (Elusive) Theory of Everything." The result of


The City Council Definition of Women's Issues

Mar 27, 2015

Council Member Cumbo at a Women's History Month celebration (photo: Ben Max) On Monday, March 30, the New York City Council will host a Women's History Month celebration at City Hall.