‘Stunning’ Job Losses, the Merits of Willets Point, Monroe County Corruption

The U.S. experienced “stunning” job losses last month, and the greatest rise in unemployment since the 70’s. [FT]

In several lengthy posts, an urban planner questions the wisdom of flattening Willets Point for a major redevelopment project. [Noticing New York]

The arrest of 15 Monroe County workers doesn’t seem to be the end of the corruption. [Rochester Turning]
A candidate for Bill de Blasio’s Council seat, Josh Skaller, announced that he supports his district’s Congress member, Nydia Velazquez, for Senate. [Daily Gotham]

As if more evidence were needed, construction deaths in New York City are way up. [Queens Crap]