Tag Archive for NYC Park Advocates

Randalls Island Bulletin (2010-2014)

Firefighters Sworn In By Mayor at Ceremony on Randall’s Island – NY 1, December 29, 2014 Ex-Parks Department employee claims she was fired after accusing bosses of sexual harassment, raunchy holiday parties – New York Daily News, December 20, 2014 Buffalo man pleads guilty to sale of ecstasy tied to 2013 Electric Zoo death on Randalls…

Randalls Island decision; public school children win!

Courtesy of Leonie Haimson In an important victory for public school children, parents and community members have won their lawsuit to stop the city from leasing the sports fields on Randall’s Island during after school hours to a consortium of 20 private schools for the next 20 years. As Supreme Court Justice Shirley Kornreich concluded,…

Randalls Island Bulletin (2003-2009)

Randalls for rich: Mike, don't shun the poor children

Turf War: Why the fight for private school access to public land isn’t over yet (West Side Spirit, January 13, 2009) Court Decision: Citywide Council on High Schools, et al. v. FCRC et al. (Amended, December 29, 2009) Judge Rejects City’s Private Ballfield Plan For Randalls Island … Again (Gothamist, December 23, 2009) Randalls Island…