Weekend Roundup: Defending FreshDirect; Defending the NYPD; Replacing Hakeem

Michael Bloomberg congratulates Cardinal Dolan. (Photo: @MikeBloomberg)

New feature: Yet Another Bad Headline for Michael Grimm.™

Mayor Bloomberg and Ruben Diaz Jr. penned a pro-FreshDirect op-ed.

Here’s a map of the schools with the most top-rated teachers.

The secret to Governor Cuomo’s success.

Azi Paybarah looked at where the 2013 mayoral candidates stand on the NYPD’s surveillance of Muslims.

The Post applauded Chuck Schumer’s NYPD defense.

The Daily News thinks Chris Christie and Cory Booker need to rethink the issue.

They also think John Liu and Bill Thompson should start paying their fines.

The Staten Island Advance found Cuomo’s budget a mystery.

The New York Times found Cuomo’s DNA databank plan “sound but not enough.”

Walter Mosley said Hakeem Jeffries, Tish James, John Sampson, and Bill Thompson have endorsed him in his campaign to replace Jeffries.

His opponent, Ola Alabi also gave her Assembly pitch to The Perez Notes.

The Daily News whacked the Empire State Building for declining to honor Cardinal Dolan with its lights.

Susan Lerner discussed redistricting on Capital Tonight.

Scott Stringer played peacemaker between NYU and its neighbors.

A Kennedy was charged with child endangerment at a Westchester hospital.

FYI: “Jews for Morality wishes Mr. Fidler a speedy recovery. It is still forbidden to vote for him.”

On the presidential race:

Republican governors stay silent.

Not Arizona’s governor Jan Brewer though, she just endorsed Mitt Romney.

The prolonged race changed Romney’s strategy.

Rick Santorum kept attacking him.

And vowed to keep up the long distance fight.

Weekend Roundup: Defending FreshDirect; Defending the NYPD;  Replacing Hakeem