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NYC Corruption Scandal Drives City Council To Suddenly Cut Off Funds To Simon Wiesenthal Center

A Mayor de Blasio donor under federal investigation for lavishing cops with gifts also helped pry taxpayer money from the City Council for a police training program he supported. Read more

Jona Rechnitz The FBI Cooperator Who Brought Down A Union Boss

Jona Rechnitz, a donor to Mayor Bill de Blasio who is at the center of a sweeping corruption probe, is the cooperating witness mentioned in a federal bribery case against corrections union chief Norman Seabrook, sources said. Read more

NY Attorney General Blocks Nursing Home Sale To Allure Group Amid Investigation

New York – The New York State Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman has waded into the controversial, potential sale of two more nursing homes to a company already caught up in one of the ongoing probes into Mayor de Blasio and his administration. Read more

Crown Heights – Jewish Developers Snatch Lots After NYC Lifts Restrictions In Shady Deals

Rabbi Yaakov Bryski’s name was on a “Wall of Shame” of alleged child molesters, and he was publicly accused by at least two young men of sexual abuse — but that didn’t stop Mayor de Blasio’s administration from going forward with a deal to lift a deed restriction on his Crown Heights yeshiva. Read more

Hasidic Drivers Get Less Tickets So They Vote For De Blasio

Cops doled out fewer tickets to bad drivers in Williamsburg’s Hasidic neighborhoods because the de Blasio administration covets their votes and needs to keep them happy, a source said. Read more

De Blasio To Visit Israel Next Week For First Time As Mayor

The mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio, will visit Israel next weekend in his first official trip to the country since he took office in January 2014, his office was quoted as saying in U.S. media. Read more

NY Post Blasts De Blasio For Honoring Dinkins

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to name the city’s Municipal Building after early 90’s mayor David Dinkins raised some eyebrows over at the New York Post on Friday. Read more