As she attempts to win promotion from the City Council to the borough presidency of Manhattan, Eva Moskowitz has made public education her chief selling point. Of course, that’s been done before, but there is one very unique aspect to Ms. Moskowitz’s campaign: Her main adversary may be the politically powerful teachers’ union.
Although it’s Read More
When East Side City Council member Eva Moskowitz decided to confront the city’s public-school unions over the touchy issue of work rules, she knew she was taking one of the biggest gambles of her brief political life.
“I knew months ago, when I decided to do this, that this was a difficult topic,” she said Read More
Talk about how times have changed: For his new movie about a stressed-out New York City paramedic, Bringing Out the Dead , director Martin Scorsese had to add sleazy street people and mounds of garbage to present-day New York so that it would better resemble the New York of the early 1990′s. That a movie Read More