Wow, we’d gotten used to the idea that the old Neponsit Home was going to be there like the Egyptian pyramids. But no, it’s coming down. As we reported, back in February, the NYC Health and Hospitals Corp handed over the Neponsit Home to NYC Parks which made plans to raze the structure which hasn’t had patients since 1998. Parks plans to select a contractor to do the demo by the end of the year.
The New York State Independent Redistricting Commission is a bipartisan Commission responsible for drawing New York’s district lines after the 2020 Census. In recent draft proposals, first reported by the Queens Daily Eagle, the initial maps were hardly bipartisan and as a result two sets of draft proposals were released. One