Monday, December 19, 2011

The New York Times

Richard Perez-Pena reports: “Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg plans to announce on Monday that he has chosen Cornell University to create a new science graduate school on Roosevelt Island, capping an intense yearlong competition in his ambitious bid to spur a boom in New York City’s high-tech sector. “

Sam Roberts looks at the 25th anniversary of the Howard Beach racial attack.

Kate Taylor notes: “With the City Council speaker, Christine C. Quinn, courting business leaders as she prepares to run for mayor, Bill de Blasio, the public advocate and one of her chief rivals, has thrown his support behind a much-disputed bill that would increase wages for workers in city-subsidized development projects — a move that could force Ms. Quinn to take a position on the issue.”

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