Thursday’s Headlines: Queens Man Impeached Again Edition


Everyone covered yesterday’s historic impeachment (is there any other kind of impeachment?) of President Trump, but David Brand of the Queens Daily Eagle deserves a special hat tip for his headline, “Queens man impeached — again.”

Beyond that, we’ll let Politico or City and State’s daily news roundup cover the events of Washington, so we can get to our local news digest from a very slow day:

  • The Main Street busway in Flushing will begin next Tuesday (NYDN, amNY), thanks to a judge’s ruling earlier this month (Streetsblog).
  • The only candidate who didn’t answer our livable streets questionnaire last year said he has already raised $5 million for the race (which is a lot, but not, amNY reported, as much as Eric Adams, who’s been running for a lot longer, but it is a lot more than Andrew Yang, who just got in, as Gothamist reported). But the New York Times story about Ray McGuire pointed out one thing that’s a bit alarming: “Mr. McGuire’s donor list reads like an index from corporate America, Wall Street, the entertainment industry and real estate.”
  • In a related story, Yang will launch his campaign in Morningside Heights and then use public transportation to criss-cross the city. (Politico)
  • The Park Slopers who oppose neighborhood loading zones have started a petition (Patch). We covered the larger issue yesterday.
  • Cops are searching for a hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn. (Bklyner)
  • Happy anniversary, Nassau County bus service. (Mass Transit)


Monday’s Headlines: Jumaane Williams Never Fooled Us Edition

The man who wants to be your next Public Advocate is also a man who is statistically more likely than most drivers to kill your son or daughter. Yes, the Daily News reported Sunday that Council Member Jumaane Williams received 18 school zone camera violations between March, 2016 and July, 2018. That's worse than street safety pariah Marty Golden, who even meekly apologized for the 14 tickets his car has gotten. (Williams declined to apologize in Jillian Jorgensen's News story.) Plus the rest of today's news...