District 36

Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.

Bedford Stuyvesant, Northern Crown Heights

The Early Morning Shooting Killed 4 and Injured 3

BROOKLYN, NY– NYC Council Member Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. (D-36) released the following statement in response to news of a fatal early morning shooting on Utica Avenue in the Weeksville section of Brooklyn: 

“This is a serious crime that requires a serious response. Thank you to the 77th Precinct and NYPD, FDNY, and all other first responders who secured the scene and saved lives.

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BROOKLYN, NY– NYC Council Member Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. (D-36) released the following statement upon news that Mayor Bill de Blasio has dropped his plan to eliminate the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT):

“I am glad that the Mayor and his office were responsive to the concerns of New York City parents, and dropped his plans to scrap the Specialized High School Admissions Test.

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Fourteen Council Members sign letter to the Mayor and Chancellor urging the administration to not eliminate the program

NEW YORK, NY– Following the recommendation of the School Diversity Advisory Group to eliminate the Gifted and Talented program, City Council Members are joining together to urge Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Richard Carranza not to scrap the program.

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The driver suspected the cyclist was breaking into vehicles and struck him with his car on Broadway near Ellery Street

NEW YORK, NY– Following the news of a vigilante motorist running down a cyclist, Council Member Robert E. Cornegy Jr. offered the following statement:

“It is never okay to take the law into your own hands, and is outrageous to run someone down with an SUV because you suspect they are breaking into cars.

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Naturally Occurring Retirement Community designation provides seniors the opportunity to age in place with government funding for supportive service

BROOKLYN, NY– Today, Council Member Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., joined by Commissioner Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez of NYC Department for the Aging, Richard Trouth, Executive Director of Brooklyn Neighborhood Services, Ms.

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A Problem for All of Us

By redoubling our efforts here, locally, we honor Eric Garner’s life. By continuing to be engaged with moving police-community relations to where they ought to be, we honor Eric Garner’s life.

Naturally Occurring Retirement Community designation provides seniors the opportunity to age in place with government funding for supportive services

Contact: Edward Amador
eamador@council.nyc.gov
212-788-7354

BROOKLYN, NY– Bedford-Stuyvesant is one of New York City’s first Age-Friendly neighborhoods, having developed the Aging Improvement District, an on-going project to create and support initiatives that enhance the social, physical, and psychological lives of seniors.

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