District 36

Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.

Bedford Stuyvesant, Northern Crown Heights

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. READ MORE

August 2019 Newsletter

August 2019:
Warm Greetings! I hope that you all had a wonderful summer. It’s amazing how quickly time can pass. Here is some of what my office was up to this August:

August 1: Third Party Transfer Press Conference with Borough President Eric Adams

On August 1, Council Member Robert E. READ MORE

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. READ MORE

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. READ MORE

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

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. READ MORE

July 2019 Newsletter

July 2019

On July 11, Council Member Cornegy got a first look at a new fleet of electric tilt trucks that will serve select NYCHA residences in expediting garbage pickup, improving cleanliness and reducing rat populations. With the purchase of this fleet, NYCHA shows that it is committed to improving the health and safety of residents. This will improve the quality of life for the residents and neighbors of the six NYCHA developments, including Marcy Houses. READ MORE

NEW YORK, NY– A private commercial waste hauling truck overturned in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Wednesday July 10, and some concerned citizens see this as an example of why New York City must implement commercial waste zones.

The early morning accident could have been avoided, and it is appropriate to see it as a signal of an industry in need of reform. READ MORE