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Rep. Jamaal Bowman is heard on tape saying that legacy admissions helped two of his kids get into private school. He has pushed a measure in Congress that would block that practice at colleges that participate in federal student aid programs. GETTY address the legacy issue when contacted by The News. Despite the fact the video shows him talking about his kids’ private school education, he claimed that “either my opponent’s campaign or his supporters are pushing for the publication of a story that would reveal private information about my children.” “This is unconscionable. Over the past month, I have received multiple death threats filled with racial slurs and hateful epithets,” he said. “I will not stand by and let my children face the same hate that I have seen.” In one unhinged email the Bowman campaign provided to The News as an example, the sender repeatedly spews racial slurs at Bowman and wishes for the death of him and his children. Latimer’s campaign declined to comment. In his talk at the Forsyth school, Bowman, a progressive Democrat who describes himself as “working class” in campaign literature, noted that his oldest son, now an adult, attended public schools throughout the entirety of his academic career. A New York City private school, which charges more than $63,000 a year in tuition and other costs, referred to Bowman as a parent in a September 2020 social media post. The News is withholding the name of the school in question because Bowman’s two other children are minors. Bowman’s recent candor about his own kids’ legacy admissions is a far cry from earlier rhetoric on the same topic. The bill he introduced two years ago with Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) would prohibit colleges that participate in federal student aid programs from giving preference to school applicants with legacy or donor status. “The legacy admissions practice which disproportionately benefits rich, white and connected students, and has antisemitic and anti-immigrant roots, creates another systemic barrier to accessing higher education for low-income students, students of color and first-generation students,” Bowman said when the bill was introduced. “Exclusionary policies must end and Congress must prohibit these unfair and inequitable practices.” While speaking at Forsyth, where his sister Deanna Bowman serves as the school’s “respect for all” liaison, Bowman went on to say that the situation with legacy admissions is one reason he is “trying to start a revolution in public schools.” “There’s no reason why public schools shouldn’t be doing what private schools are doing,” he said at the time. “The main reason is the people in power don’t care about kids that go to public school.” His remarks apparently made an impression. The school posted video of his talk on Instagram, along with a “#reelectbowman” endorsem*nt. It’s unclear who from the school posted that message, but under city law, government officials are prohibited from using municipal resources like social media accounts to promote political causes. City Education Department spokesman Nathaniel Styer said the message “is not permitted. We’ll reach out and have them remove the hashtag.” DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 3

BY CAYLA BAMBERGER NEW YORK DAILY NEWS The tent demonstrations over the war in Gaza that have roiled Columbia University for the last two weeks have sparked anger and debate, and exploded into a national phenomenon. But while the high-profile protests and calls for the resignation of the Columbia president seize public attention, a damaging and perhaps lasting change is underway on the Manhattan campus. Increased tension, growing alienation and vitriolic speech are cutting through the student body, creating wounds that may not heal. “Since Oct. 7, it’s been very tense, but I never felt unsafe,” said Liam Schorr, a freshman from Long Island pursuing a dual degree at Columbia and the Jewish Theological Seminary. “But ever since last week, it actually felt uncomfortable to be inside the campus.” This semester, Schorr said, he witnessed his roommate, who is Jewish, wear a shirt with an Israeli flag to a counterprotest and get slammed into a building just outside the campus gates. What is, in many ways, unique about the protests now underway at Columbia and other universities across the nation is that they have pitted the student body against itself. The protesters’ demonization of Zionism, for some young Jewish people, cuts to the core of their religious identity. There have been accusations and instances of both antisemitism and Islamophobia in and around the campus. One of the leaders of the encampment, Khymani James, was recently banned after he said in a newly surfaced clip from a January Instagram Live that “Zionists don’t deserve to live” and “Be grateful that I’m not just going out and murdering Zionists.” On the other side of the deepening divide, the intensity of the protesters, many of whom have cast this as a clear struggle between oppressor and oppressed, echoes the explosion of fervor in the Black Lives Matter movement after the death of George Floyd in 2020. “What we’re facing here is anti-Palestinian hate that’s taking multiple forms, whether it is Islamophobia, racism, antisemitism,” said Mahmoud Khalil, a Palestinian graduate student, who is at Columbia on an F-1 visa and did not participate in the first encampment because of fear of deportation. “Columbia has not acknowledged this pain.” For many, this isn’t just political. It’s personal. “This isn’t like the anti-apartheid protests we had here in the ’80s, and this isn’t like 1968, either,” a source close to the Columbia administration told The New Yorker last week. “These protests are pitting groups of students, and some faculty, against each other. They can turn vicious, hateful at times, and quickly become about personal identity.” While the campus unrest frays the social fabric of Columbia, casting doubt as to whether a student body at odds with itself can reconcile its anger and differences, university President Minouche Shafik admitted it could take time to return the university to what it was before the around-the-clock protests. “I am deeply saddened by what is happening on our campus,” Shafik said in a statement on Monday that set the tone for the week to come. “Our bonds as a community have been severely tested in ways that will take a great deal of time and effort to reaffirm.” The divide has been building for months. Since the Hamas terror attacks on Oct. 7, and Israel’s military response in Gaza, the students supporting Israel, on the one hand, and Palestinians, on the other, have launched demonstrations and rallies on and around campus. The tent cities, in a way, have made that simmering division physical. Some Jewish students — who fear the protests on or around campus, or are otherwise unwilling to participate in this new reality of campus life — will finish their classes online. Others, more defiant, set up a small demonstration with a series of hostage posters and an Israeli flag. “I cannot walk around my own campus looking visibly Jewish without preparing myself for the possibility that someone might spit on or attack me,” said Noa Fay, a student at Barnard College and Columbia School for International and Public Affairs. “I am furious that we now go to school in a police state. I have to go through CIVIL WAR COMES It’s students vs. students, with many feeling unsafe as 4 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

TO COLUMBIA U. leadership struggles to end protests & heal wounds checkpoints just to get to class, but I’m not mad at the police because of it. I’m angry with the students who have put us all in this position, and I am angry with the administration for letting them.” Meanwhile, students at the pro-Gaza encampment have formed what they are calling the “People’s University for Palestine,” a banner draped over the lawn hedge reads, where they eat, sleep, study and chant as part of planned programming each day. Recent lectures have focused on antisemitism and Palestinian political prisoners, according to Maryam Alwan, a Palestinian-American student organizer. “We’ve created a university within the university,” said Alwan. “There’s really a sense of unity inside the encampment. And I haven’t felt as safe as I have for the last week.” Alwan is part of a group of four students who filed a civil rights complaint Thursday with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, alleging they’ve been made the targets of anti-Palestinian and Islamophobic harassment such as death threats or other fallout for wearing keffiyehs. “It feels like the trust in the administration has been so far eroded,” Alwan said. “I’m not sure what steps it’ll take to regain that trust.” Jewish students who have joined the encampment said they have also been the subject of vitriol for their involvement in the protests, explaining their support for Palestinian people is embedded in their values as Jews. “I know that some of us have been called ‘disgraces,’ ” said Barnard junior Soph Askanase, who is Jewish, and was among the initial group of students suspended for the Gaza encampment. “I’ve been called self-hating. I’ve been called neurotic.” In recent days, Columbia University Apartheid Divest has launched a social media campaign to raise awareness about allegations of anti-Arab hate and Islamophobia, including students who were called terrorists and to “go back to Gaza” at a Columbia General Studies gala. In another post, the group said students on a senior boat cruise had alcoholic drinks poured on them. The division at Columbia extends beyond the student body. On Friday, the University Senate passed a resolution that criticized recent administrative actions as “contrary to the norms” of Columbia and “counterproductive.” “Current events, and the university administration’s responses thereto, have made studying, teaching, and research increasingly difficult for many students, faculty, and other members of the Columbia community,” it read. The oversight panel — made up of faculty, students and administrators — called for a Senate task force to investigate the Columbia administration’s response. The pro-Gaza encampment first crept up on campus as Shafik testified before Congress about efforts to curb antisemitism. Thirty hours later, university officials had suspended students involved and called the NYPD, who arrested more than 100 students while clearing the lawn. Despite those efforts, students continued with their demonstration, sleeping on the lawns until new tents arrived. Student organizers and university administrators are in ongoing negotiations to clear the encampment and respond to protesters’ demands, while some Jewish students and campus leaders have called on Shafik to take immediate action. That now appears unlikely, as the university issued a statement saying it had no plans to call in the NYPD again. Aside from the pro-Israel and Palestine posters, another flyer is plastered across the center of campus: An announcement from Columbia’s facilities and operations department that commencement preparation is in progress. Indeed, evidence of fast-approaching graduation next month continued to creep up throughout the week: stacks of folded chairs, the installation of bleachers. By Friday, students around campus clad in the Columbia blue cap and gown posed for professional photos with balloons and flowers. Graduation, one of the primary memories of togetherness a student will experience in college, is scheduled to take place May 15 on the lawns. Its location remains in limbo as the demonstration continues. “It’s hard to imagine in 15 days, this will be over,” said one of the students at the encampment. A pro-Israeli demonstration (main photo) and a memorial for kidnapped Israelis (inset) at Columbia University were responses to pro-Palestinian protests. LUIZ C. RIBEIRO AND BARRY WILLIAMS FOR NYDN DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 5

BY DAVE GOLDINER NEW YORK DAILY NEWS The pro-Palestinian protests roiling Columbia University and college campuses nationwide have political pundits asking whether widespread demonstrations could ruin the Democratic National Convention in Chicago this summer, just as they did two generations ago in 1968. Hundreds of Columbia students this month erected a tent city encampment to protest Israel’s war in Gaza, spurring the university administration to call in police to clear the Manhattan campus and make scores of arrests. Like in the ’60s, when police crackdowns emboldened youthful anti-war protesters, the NYPD action failed to quell the Gaza protests. The student demonstrators returned in force hours later and have vowed not to back down. Gaza protests have spread like wildfire on college campuses in recent days, with thousands of students calling for the U.S. to end its support for Israel and demanding their institutions cut ties with companies that do business in the Jewish state. The 2024 Democratic National Convention is Aug. 19-22. If the Gaza conflict persists up to then, the growing protest movement could pose a political threat to President Biden who has for the most part strongly backed Israel and recently approved billions in additional military aid. Polls show younger voters especially disapprove of his handling of the conflict. With Biden locked in a tight reelection fight, images of chaos on the streets of Chicago when Democrats gather to nominate him for a second term could turn off moderate and independent suburban voters who will likely decide the election. It could also short-circuit Biden’s effort to launch his campaign in earnest by showing off a unified and determined Democratic Party. “Chicago ’24 could be a powder keg,” said Matt Mackowiak, a Republican strategist. “The Democrats have a massive risk of letting activists define the event and scare swing voters.” But Democratic strategist Basil Smikle believes the specter of former President Donald Trump’s effort to get back to the White House will be a powerful unifying incentive for Democratic voters even in the face of divisive anti-Israel protests. “It’s safe to assume, as in years past, that there will be some kind of protest at or near the convention,” said Smikle, a Hunter College political science professor. “But I don’t feel it will detract from the larger message and mission, which is to beat Donald Trump. “The Biden agenda will prove more appealing, and the Trump agenda too extreme, to opt out of this election.” The fact that anyone is even bringing up comparisons to the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago has to be troubling for the Biden campaign and Democrats. The 1968 gathering came as Democrats were wrestling with the divisive Vietnam War. The civil rights movement was also spreading across the nation, and riots erupted in major cities after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in April of that year. President Biden and millions of others are old enough to remember the disruptions at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago in August 1968, when demonstrators clashed with police (main) on the streets of the Windy City. Protesters (below), angry over the Vietnam War and racial injustice, tried to overturn a police vehicle. The protests then are cited in victory of Republican Richard Nixon over Democrat Hubert Humphrey in battle for White House. Now, the Gaza war is front and center. AP CHICAGO CHAOS HICAGO CHAOS Fear that protests, this time over Gaza, could ruin lovefest ear that protests, this time over Gaza, could ruin lovefest 6 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

Vice President Hubert Humphrey, a supporter of the Vietnam War, locked up the Democratic nomination with the support of party bosses even though he did not participate in primary elections. The nomination contest was thrown into chaos when his main rival, Robert F. Kennedy, was felled by an assassin’s bullet. The Chicago convention itself was deeply split between pro- and anti-war delegates. On the muggy streets outside, huge and angry crowds of protesters gathered to demand an end to the war and justice for Black Americans. The raging bloody battles turned into an iconic image of American division, especially between the long-haired leftist protesters and the nearly all-white phalanxes of baton-wielding Chicago cops. Republican Richard Nixon successfully used the Chicago chaos to portray Democrats as unable to control their own supporters. Months later, he edged Humphrey to win the White House. GOP strategist Scott Jennings predicted Biden would be put in a similar political vise when Palestinian supporters run amok and force Democratic authorities to crack down. “And I think Biden will try to ‘fine people on both sides’ it,” Jennings said, referring to Trump’s damaging effort to downplay the 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. The 2024 Democratic convention is only the second time since then that Democrats have brought their signature event back to the Windy City. It’s a decision that raised eyebrows from the beginning, albeit mostly because party nomination conventions have recently been held in battleground states to maximize a possible bounce among local voters. After Chicago was selected in spring 2023, Hamas terrorists launched a brutal attack on Israel on Oct. 7 that killed more than 1,000. Israel responded with an invasion of the Gaza Strip that has continued ever since, so far killing more than 30,000 Palestinians, mostly civilians. As the Israeli operation has dragged on, pro-Palestinian demonstrations erupted at Columbia, a hotbed for protests in 1968. The demonstrations have grown bigger and spread to dozens of campuses across the nation, just as they did in the 1960s. Still, comparisons to 1968 seem far-fetched, at least so far. There have been clashes between police and protesters at Columbia and elsewhere, but not anything close to the scale or intensity of the 1968 tumult. Perhaps more significantly, the Gaza protests don’t seem to reflect deeper divisions in American society as did civil rights and Vietnam. Democratic strategist Tom Watson predicted anti-Israel protests won’t threaten wider Democratic determination to beat Trump. He scoffed at any comparison with the turbulent ’60s when American soldiers were dying daily in Vietnam and cities were on fire. “The only thing similar to 1968 is that the [Rolling] Stones are still on tour,” Watson said. ALL OVER AGAIN? LL OVER AGAIN? at Democratic National Convention just as they did in 1968 t Democratic National Convention just as they did in 1968 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 7

BY CAYLA BAMBERGER AND THOMAS TRACY NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Columbia University administrators on Saturday vowed not to bring the NYPD in to clear out a pro-Gaza tent city on the school’s property, claiming that police intervention would only inflame an already tense situation. “We called on the NYPD to clear an encampment once, but we all share the view, based on discussions within our community and with outside experts, that to bring back the NYPD at this time would be counterproductive, further inflaming what is happening on campus, and drawing thousands to our doorstep who would threaten our community,” the school said in a statement. The decision comes as school administrators and demonstrators continue negotiations to clear the school’s main lawn of protesters. During the week-long talks, students have demanded Columbia take the threat of physical action against them off the table, insiders with knowledge of the discussions said. On April 18, university officials reached out to the NYPD, who arrested more than 100 protesters on campus. Since then, police have maintained a presence outside the school gates. Columbia’s campus is on private property. The NYPD can only go in if the school asks them to. While they won’t be opening its doors to cops in riot gear, Columbia said they will hold protesters who spew antisemitic hatred accountable for their deeds and words. “Chants, signs, taunts, and social media posts from our own students that mock and threaten to ‘kill’ Jewish people are totally unacceptable, and Columbia students who are involved in such incidents will be held accountable,” Columbia said, noting that student Khymani James was banned from the school Friday. James, one of the leaders of the encampment, in a newly surfaced clip from a January Instagram Live video said “Zionists don’t deserve to live” and “Be grateful that I’m not just going out and murdering Zionists.” James apologized for his remarks on Friday in a statement released through Columbia University Apartheid Divest, a coalition of more than 100 student groups that organized the encampment. “What I said was wrong,” James said. “Every member of our community deserves to feel safe without qualification.” The student coalition said James’ words did not reflect their values but would not say if he is still part of the demonstration. A Columbia spokesman called the video “extremely alarming and upsetting,” though he would not comment on individual cases. “Calls of violence and statements targeted at individuals based on their religious, ethnic or national identity are unacceptable and violate university policy,” spokesman Ben Chang said Friday. “When there are violations of student conduct policies, they are reviewed and disciplinary measures are applied.” Columbia’s tent city initially sprang up two weeks ago while President Minouche Shafik was in Washington, D.C. testifying before Congress on antisemitism. After cops cleared the lawn, the protesters quickly returned and set up a second encampment. The NYPD has repeatedly said that they are willing to go back in if asked, but wants the university to have a more comprehensive plan in place if they go in a second time. Meanwhile, NYPD brass on Saturday doubled down on their belief that “outside agitators” have influenced Columbia’s protesters after student organizers blasted the notion. Speaking to the Associated Press, Columbia protesters said they underwent “hours of planning sessions” before their headline-grabbing demonstrations began, where they discussed everything from their demands to bathroom access and trash removal to the tents, which organizers admit they purchased “after scouring online retailers and Craigslist for the most affordable options.” Last week, NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Operations Kaz Daughtry and Mayor Adams raised the possibility that someone outside the university was funding the protest because the tents protesters used looked alike. “[The outside agitators] are trying to hijack a peaceful protest and turn it into something far more sinister,” Daughtry said on X. “To imply this is AstroTurfed or paid off, when it has actually been students laying the groundwork for this from the very beginning, is ridiculous,” protester Layla Saliba told the AP, adding that the tents were ordered in bulk by the organizers, not by anyone else. Mayor Adams spokesman Fabian Levy responded to the AP report on X, claiming that Columbia’s president and a progressive City Councilmember “who doesn’t agree” with the mayor both wondered last week if outside agitators had infiltrated the protest. Cops would only hurt NYPD officers clear NYPD officers cleared protest camp on April 18, but otest camp on April 18, but Columbia officials said they Columbia officials said they would not ask them to do so ould not ask them to do so again. Columbia says it won’t call NYPD to clear protesters again BARRY WILLIAMS FOR NEW YORK DAILY NEWS 8 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

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Body of a Palestinian killed in an Israeli airstrike is carried into Al Aqsa hospital in Deir al Balah, Gaza Strip, on Saturday. Hamas has said it won’t back down from demands for a permanent ceasefire and full withdrawal of Israeli troops. Israel has rejected both and said it will continue military operations until Hamas is defeated and that it will retain a security presence in Gaza. But there is growing international pressure for Hamas and Israel to reach an agreement on a ceasefire. AP Hamas eyes Israeli proposal for Gaza amas eyes Israeli proposal for Gaza ceasefire with Rafah offensive looming sefire with Rafah offensive looming 10 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAIRO — Hamas said Saturday it was reviewing a new Israeli proposal for a ceasefire in Gaza, as Egypt intensified efforts to broker a deal to end the monthslong war and stave off a planned Israeli ground offensive into the southern city of Rafah. Senior Hamas official Khalil al-Hayya gave no details of Israel’s offer, but said it was in response to a proposal from Hamas two weeks ago. A separate Hamas statement said leaders from the three main militant groups active in Gaza discussed attempts to end the war. It didn’t mention the Israeli proposal. The Hamas statements came hours after an Egyptian delegation wrapped up a visit to Israel where it discussed a “new vision” for a prolonged ceasefire in Gaza, according to an Egyptian official. It wasn’t immediately clear whether Israel’s proposal was directly related to the visit. The discussions between Egyptian and Israeli officials focused on the first stage of a plan that would include a limited exchange of hostages held by Hamas for Palestinian prisoners, and the return of a significant number of displaced Palestinians to their homes in northern Gaza “with minimum restrictions,” the Egyptian official said. The mediators are working on a compromise that will answer most of both parties’ main demands, which could pave the way to continued negotiations with the goal of a larger deal to end the war. Hamas has said it won’t back down from demands for a permanent ceasefire and full withdrawal of Israeli troops. Israel has rejected both and said it will continue military operations until Hamas is defeated and that it will retain a security presence in Gaza. There is growing international pressure for Hamas and Israel to reach an agreement on a ceasefire and avert an Israeli attack on Rafah, where more than half of Gaza’s 2.3 million people have sought refuge. Israel has insisted for months it plans a ground offensive into Rafah, on the border with Egypt, where it says many remaining Hamas terrorists remain, despite calls for restraint from Israel’s staunchest ally, the United States. Egypt has cautioned that an offensive into Rafah could have “catastrophic consequences” on the humanitarian situation in Gaza, where famine is feared, as well as on regional peace and security. President Biden ordered the U.S. military in March to begin building a pier to deliver aid to Gaza through a new port. Israel’s military said Saturday that it would be operational by early May. Student protests over the war and its effect on Palestinians are growing on college campuses in the U.S., while demonstrations continue in many countries. Hamas sparked the war by attacking southern Israel on Oct. 7, with the terrorists killing about 1,200 people, mostly civilians, and taking about 250 hostage. Israel says Hamas still holds about 100 hostages and the remains of more than 30 others. Hamas on Saturday released a video showing hostages Keith Siegel and Omri Miran. It wasn’t clear when the video was made. Both referred to the Jewish holiday of Passover, which began Monday. They called on Israel’s government to reach a deal with Hamas. They almost certainly spoke under duress. More than 34,000 Palestinians have been killed in Israel’s offensive, according to the Health Ministry in Hamas-run Gaza, about two-thirds of them children and women. Its count doesn’t distinguish between civilians and combatants. The ministry said 32 people killed were brought to local hospitals over the past 24 hours. Israel blames Hamas for civilian casualties, accusing it of embedding in residential areas. DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 11

T here are no politics more brutal than church politics, and there is no politician who knows that better than Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg. Before he took a seat on the front row of a Manhattan criminal courtroom where he is prosecuting former President Donald Trump in a salacious hush money trial, Bragg managed to maneuver his way around a scandal at a house of worship where politics is practically written in the bylaws. Bragg is a member of Harlem’s historic Abyssinian Baptist Church, where a deacon, Jerome Yeiser, is accused of posing as a contractor and scamming home-owning parishioners out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Bragg, the prosecutor, has been forced to watch from the sidelines because of his obvious conflict of interest. Not only is Bragg a church member, but he is also a Sunday school teacher whose students include the daughters of the accused deacon. Enter the Bronx District Attorney’s Office, which stepped in when Bragg stepped aside. But prosecutors there quickly backed off, saying they didn’t have enough evidence and resources to pursue criminal charges of grand larceny, according to The New York Times. Now, the homeowners have been left in the lurch, with little to rely on but faith and prayer. “It is our sincere hope that the Bronx District Attorney’s office will reconsider their evaluation of Jerome Yeiser’s actions and swiftly reopen their investigation,” said Harlem homeowner Mara Porter, who alleges in a suit against Yeiser that she and her husband were scammed out of nearly $200,000. “We have the utmost faith in the DA’s commitment to seeking justice and protecting hardworking families like us. We implore their office to do so in this case.” Among those backing Porter are members of Abyssinian’s deacon board, who say Yeiser confessed his sins to them during a meeting in 2019 with the church’s esteemed pastor, the Rev. Calvin Butts, who died in 2022. “When presented with the allegations, Yeiser confessed entirely,” the deacons wrote in a letter on April 9 to Bronx DA Darcel Clark, urging her to reopen the investigation. “He began by detailing his dire financial situation, explaining that he had a large tax bill and that the IRS had frozen his accounts. He admitted to using the Porters’ money to settle the tax bill. He admitted that he had not completed the renovation work the Porters had paid for. Yeiser admitted that he owed the Porters money, which he estimated to be around $40,000. Yeiser became extremely emotional at being confronted by his wrongdoing and began crying. “He committed to repaying the money that was owed. We ended this meeting with a closing prayer.” Yeiser has since denied that he made any confession to the deacons or to anyone else. He has maintained his innocence, and even sued the Porters and other church members for defamation. Among the deacons who signed the letter is the Rev. C. Vernon Mason, a former civil rights attorney, who, despite being disbarred nearly 30 years ago, remains highly regarded in Harlem circles. It’s still Yeiser’s word against theirs, but the deacons make a compelling case. Granted, the deacon board is not under oath, and the pastor’s office is not a criminal courtroom. But their account should be enough for the Bronx DA to take another look — since Bragg clearly can’t. Case of deacon & DAs The Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, where at least one parishioner claims to have been ripped off by a church leader. Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg (below), a member of the church, cannot look into the case. GETTY; BARRY WILLIAMS FOR NEW YORK DAILY NEWS LEONARD GREENE It’s up to Darcel Clark to unravel parishioner-con claims 12 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

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BY ELLEN MOYNIHAN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS After a Bronx mother was charged with murder for the beating death of her 6-year-old daughter, the child’s father is reliving the painful ordeal and wondering if his little girl will finally get justice. Jelayah Eason was found bruised and unconscious in her mother’s E. 165th apartment in the Forest Houses on May 26, 2023. The girl was rushed to Lincoln Hospital, but could not be saved. Lynija Eason Kumar, 27, was arrested Thursday and charged with murder and manslaughter, police said. “My daughter was a daddy’s girl,” Ronald Branch told the Daily News Friday by phone. “She was very kindhearted, she loved her father.” Eason Kumar was arraigned and remanded on Friday afternoon, said a spokesman for the Bronx district attorney’s office. According to the criminal complaint, Jelayah’s mother killed her by hanging her in a closet with her hands and feet tied and “repeatedly striking her daughter about the body with a hard object and leaving her hanging in said closet.” An autopsy cited in the complaint listed other horrifying details: Jelayah was covered in bruises and scars, both new and healing, had ligature marks on her wrist and was extremely underweight. “I just had to relive everything all over again,” said the devastated dad. “We don’t know if justice is going to be served until we go to trial.” Recalling his daughter, Branch said: “Her favorite colors was pink and purple.” Her cause of death was determined to be child abuse that included restraint and suspension, asphyxia, blunt force injuries and malnourishment, according to the court filing. Two other children, an 8-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl, were found in the squalid home and also showed signs of abuse and neglect. The younger girl had “a long, discolored scar to the right side of her waist” and a “widespread discolored rash to her inner thighs and buttocks,” a 2023 court document said. The boy had “countless small lacerations in various stages of healing on his back, scalp, arms and legs,” the complaint said. Cops also said he had a cut to his forehead and a deep cut on his scalp. Court documents described an insect-infested apartment that reeked of rotted food, feces and urine, and cops who responded to a 911 call observed soiled clothing and linen and open containers of food stacked up into piles and on the floor. Eason Kumar was charged last year with endangering the welfare of the surviving children and granted supervised release without bail while Jelayah’s brother and sister were taken into custody by the Administration for Children’s Services After Jelayah’s death, while she lay in a morgue for months and the other children were in foster care, Branch said he had to take DNA tests to prove he was the father of Jelayah and the boy. “I had to fight for paternity, and the judge granted me paternity,” said Branch. The grieving father was finally able to give Jelayah a funeral Dec. 2, more than six months after she was killed. ACS had been involved in the past, called in twice to investigate abuse allegations involving the boy, said a police source. Branch’s son will be coming to live with him soon, he said. At the time of Jelayah’s death, neighbors recalled the family’s residence as a house of horrors, with Eason Kumar constantly screaming at the little girl and her siblings. One neighbor described hearing howls from the apartment before cops found Jelayah with bruising and trauma to her chest and neck. “Last night there was terrible screaming,” recalled neighbor Dennis Rivera in 2023. “It was exactly 4 a.m. The little girl was screaming. I had to go outside. I knew something like this would happen.” With Rocco Parascandola ‘She loved her father’ Dad of brutally slain girl, 6, wants justice after ma is busted Lynija Eason Kumar is charged in the brutal beating death of her daughter Jelayah Eason, 6, (below). Authorities say the little girl’s hands and feet were tied, she was hanged in a closet and beaten with a hard object. BARRY WILLIAMS FOR NEW YORK DAILY NEWS 14 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

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BY TIM BALK NEW YORK DAILY NEWS The 2020s have not been especially roaring on Broadway. Even as New York theater has survived the pandemic with a parade of productions and attendance near the pre-COVID years’, Broadway has also changed. Ticket sales have sagged and grosses have failed to keep up with inflation. More suburban theatergoers, who may have more money to throw at shows, now seem to stay home, according to Broadway League data. And producers, who face a financial high-wire act even in the best of times, have made some not-sosubtle calculations. Many of today’s Broadway productions — even the most tantalizingly innovative and impressively executed — are scaled down. Some have sets more reminiscent of small-town productions. Others, such as last year’s revival of “A Doll’s House,” hardly have sets at all. Since Broadway reopened after closing for 16 months due to COVID, there have been only scattered attempts to conjure the ambitious, broad-shouldered Broadway musical of yore. The rare showy productions — including “The Music Man,” “Funny Girl” and “Sweeney Todd” — have mostly been low-risk revivals. But in seeking to channel the glitz, glamour and grandiosity of New York’s roaring 1920s, a musical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby” has bucked the recent trend. This “Gatsby,” driven by old-school ballads and backed by a producer who has said he’s not worried about losing money on Broadway shows, is brimming with bells and whistles. Like Jay Gatsby as he woos his former lover, Daisy, the production team behind “Gatsby” plainly spared no expense in its drive to deliver 150 minutes of razzle-dazzle to theatergoers. “When people think of ‘The Great Gatsby,’ they think of opulence and excessiveness and over-the-top and just glam for days,” said Cory Pattak, the planner of the show’s intricate lighting. “We really wanted to deliver on that.” The goal, he added, was to create a show that feels “larger than life.” Among the musical’s 42 scenes are trips to Gatsby’s gilded and labyrinthine Long Island mansion, a downtrodden and industrial Valley of Ashes in eastern Queens, and a flowery cottage that serves as the setting for Gatsby and Daisy’s reunion. “Each one of them is uniquely opulent,” Marc Bruni, the show’s director, said of the sets, before clarifying, “and not opulent when it needs to be,” such as in the rusted-over Valley of Ashes. There are 26 cast members, a 19-piece orchestra, two large retro automobiles and two types of fireworks that crackle above dancers’ heads. One visually arresting 1,644-square-foot LED video screen ties together the succession of complex set pieces that shuttle across the stage. Sustaining the muscular musical, which opened Thursday at the cavernous Broadway Theatre, requires a “superhero team of stage managers and deckhands and electricians and props individuals,” said Paul Tate dePoo III, the show’s scenic designer. “It’s kind of a marvel,” said Jeremy Jordan, who plays Gatsby and described the production as the biggest he has done “by far.” Behind it all: A single pulsing tungsten light bulb, encased in green gel. It’s the green light at Daisy’s dock that Gatsby peers at longingly across Long Island Sound — and that, for decades of readers, has represented the elusive American Dream. The story centers on Gatsby’s efforts to eclipse class differences in his romantic pursuit of the old-money Daisy, who loved him when she was younger but got married while he was away in World War I. “Gatsby is a man with a big dream,” Bruni said. “And so that is something that very much lends itself to music.” His production may not be the only or most successful musical interpretation of Fitzgerald’s handiwork headed to Broadway. A BIG BROADWAY IS BACK G BROADWAY IS BACK ‘Gatsby’ bucks post-COVID trend of smaller productions Gatsby’ bucks post-COVID trend of smaller productions Jeremy Jordan (main photo and emy Jordan (main photo and with Ev with Eva Noblezada above right) a Noblezada above right) stars in “The Gr stars in “The Great Gatsby,” eat Gatsby,” a throwback to big and bold owback to big and bold Broadway productions, largely oadway productions, largely unseen since the p unseen since the pandemic. andemic. 16 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

second show, titled simply “Gatsby” and directed by the Tony-winning Rachel Chavkin, is due at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass., next month, with Broadway seen as its likely next stop. There has been a mad rush to bring “Gatsby” to the stage after the novel’s copyright protection expired and the book entered the public domain in 2021, giving producers a green light to bend it into a musical. One South Korean producer, Chunsoo Shin, immediately saw an opportunity in the material and recruited a team to take it to Broadway. Shin has had success as a producer in his home country. He has had a tougher go in the U.S., persevering through a series of flops, including this season’s Britney Spears-inspired “Once Upon a One More Time.” But where “Once Upon a One More Time” recycled well-worn songs, “Gatsby” has its own original score from Jason Howland, who was behind the music for “Little Women” and “Paradise Square.” Most Broadway shows do not turn profits. And Shin has said he’s less concerned with making money than with helping to elevate the Asian theater market on the world stage, in part by being a player in his own right on Broadway. It’s unclear if Shin’s “Gatsby” will run long enough to cover its expenses. Critics have offered mixed appraisals. The Daily News’ Chris Jones deemed its scale “massive” and its score “lush” but its storytelling ultimately cold. Even if “Gatsby” careens quickly offstage, it will have succeeded in reviving a degree of ambition that can sometimes seem relegated to Broadway’s boom-time past. In that way, it may have something in common with its title character, who offers a defiant reply when another character, Nick, tells him one “can’t repeat the past.” “Why, of course you can,” Gatsby says. MATTHEW MURPHY AND EVAN ZIMMERMAN DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 17

S ufjan Stevens’ hipper-than-thou music defies easy categorization. It goes by chamber pop, folk pop, electronica and numerous other descriptions inadequate for its lushly orchestrated romanticism, as topped by lyrics at once esoteric and emotionally intense. Stevens always had a fervent fan base, increased of late by the appearance of music from his 2005 album “Illinoise” in the hit TV show set in Chicago and known as “The Bear.” “Took my bags, Illinois,” he wrote in his most alluring ditty. “Dreamt the Lake, took my boy. Man of Steel. Man of Heart. Turn your ear to my part.” And there’s my favorite Stevens lyric of all: “All things go. All things go.” Always good to remember that, friends. “Illinoise,” a very late entry to the Broadway season after runs at Chicago Shakespeare Theater (where I first reviewed it) and the Park Avenue Armory, is Justin Peck’s choreographic response to the album “Illinoise,” as explored with the writer Jackie Sibblies Drury — who has not written a traditional book to a musical but merely a loose and serviceable scenario where a group of friends gather in a rural clearing and tell through their movements their various stories of self-actualization, roughly corresponding to tracks on the album. If you remember Twyla Tharp’s “Movin’ Out,” a response to the music of Billy Joel, or can imagine “A Chorus Line” in the cornfields of the Prairie State, you’ll have a sense of what goes on here. Those tracks include such esoteric, perchance eccentric, subject matter as John Wayne Gacy Jr., the Black Hawk War, Carl Sandburg and zombies. Stevens initially said he was going to release an album for all 50 states, but, in the end, he got bored with the project and managed only “Michigan” and “Illinois.” Too bad for the other 48. On Broadway, you’ll hear a top-drawer group of live musicians and singers (Elijah Lyons, Shara Nova and Tasha Viets-Vanlear), who mostly had or have existing relationships with Stevens’ music. So to some extent the aural experience is like streaming the album, although the theatricalized orchestrations are not identical to what Stevens did in the studio. Stevens groupies, whose obsession with detail has much in common with people who followed the Grateful Dead, will be fascinated. There probably will be enough of them for this show to find its audience for a good while, although this is hardly a mainstream attraction within the Broadway penumbra. Those walking in off the street without advance hipster credentials will most likely focus on Peck’s work. This choreographer of immense stature in the dance world is theatrically ambitious, a major player when it comes to blurring the boundaries of ballet and Broadway, modern dance and production numbers, and his work here is sensual, clearly personal and very cool, especially when it comes to the trajectories of yearning and longing. His egalitarian ensemble, vulnerable to a person, does not have to sing, of course, and thus they can concentrate on their spectacular specialty: Kara Chan, Ben Cook, Jeanette Delgado, Gaby Diaz, Brandt Martinez, Christine Flores, Rachel Lockhart, Craig Salstein, Ahmad Simmons, Byron Tittle, Ricky Ubeda and Alejandro Vargas all are quite beautiful to watch. “Illinoise” is thus far from a typical Broadway musical, and if you’re headed to this 90-minute show, be aware that you are in for a sensorial experience primarily, even if the emotional underpinning of Peck’s work occasionally reaches out from the stage and grabs your heart. The piece sits very comfortably in the St. James Theatre, a more intimate venue than “Illinoise” enjoyed either in Chicago or on Park Ave. It’s not a show for all tastes but it certainly makes the case that it belongs on Broadway. Makin’ some ‘Illinoise’ kin’ some ‘Illinoise’ Sufjan Stevens’ work is hard to define and harder to resist Sufjan Stevens’ work is hard to define and harder to resist Ricky Ubeda, Ben Cook and Gaby Diaz in ‘Illinoise’ on Broadway. MATTHEW MURPHY 18 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

BY REBECCA WHITE AND THOMAS TRACY NEW YORK DAILY NEWS A major uptick of muggings in Central Park — including three violent robberies within a 27-hour span — has left parkgoers on edge, wondering if they will be targeted next, visitors to the iconic green space said Saturday. In response to the recent robberies, the NYPD said Saturday that it has stepped up patrols in the park. But visitors were still wary. “It’s a little unnerving,” Upper West Side resident Deborah Moralez said about the jump in robberies as she entered the park at 97th St. on a balmy, sun-dappled Saturday afternoon. “I’m a little blown away by it actually.” Moralez, 69, enjoys taking walks through Central Park on the weekends. Normally, she feels “fairly safe,” she said, but the recent robberies have given her pause. “It’s very unsettling, but it’s not going to stop me from coming into the park,” she said defiantly. Cops have seen a fivefold jump in robberies in Central Park this year, from three last year to 15 as of last Sunday. That number doesn’t include the three that happened within 27 hours beginning Thursday night, when a mugger punched and threatened to rape a 28-year-old woman in the park at W. 97th St., right where Moralez entered Saturday. The woman was walking through the park about 7:15 p.m. when her attacker grabbed her from behind, cops said. He demanded her phone and wallet, then said he wanted to have sex with her before he punched her, cops said. The victim purposely fell to the ground and curled up, tucking her bag against her body to stop the thief from grabbing it or trying to take off her clothes, cops said. The thief ran off with the woman’s phone, and she was not seriously harmed. At 6:15 a.m. on Friday, three young men with a handgun robbed a 42-year-old man who was taking photos of the Pond near E. 59th St. and East Drive. One of the thieves put a gun to the victim’s head while his two accomplices repeatedly punched him in the face and knocked him to the ground before making off with his cell phone and wallet. The mayhem continued about 9:40 p.m. Friday night when a crew of teenage muggers tried to hold up a 25-year-old man near E. 109th St. and East Drive, cops said. The robbers demanded his phone, but the victim charged at them, sending them running off. As he brazenly chased after the muggers, the victim tripped and injured his finger, cops said. It was only then that he realized one of the muggers was holding a gun. No arrests have been made in any of the three cases. Parkgoers said they are as cautious as possible when walking through Central Park. “I don’t listen to music. I do try to be aware of my surroundings. I avoid areas where it looks like there’s not a lot of people around,” Sonya Kim, 34, told the Daily News. “I avoid nighttime, but otherwise I don’t have any other rules. I haven’t really felt unsafe.” Leland Hale, 29, enjoys coming to Central Park near E. 59th St. and East Drive to practice his cello on the weekends. He was surprised the robberies had occurred in such heavily traveled parts of the park. “At 6 o’clock in the morning this time of the year the sun’s out,” he said. “It’s very concerning. This area specifically. It’s more public than most of the park. You’ve got to go a little bit deeper into the park to get a little seclusion. “I’ve got a wife. I’ve got kids at home,” he said, thinking about what he would do if he crossed paths with a mugger in the park. “If they want to take my phone, fine. I can get a new phone. None of that’s more important than making sure I make it home alive.” Kim believes that when it comes to safety, Central Park is just like the rest of the city — and she’s not planning on leaving the Big Apple anytime soon. “I don’t think I would avoid the park because of [the robberies],” she said. “I just feel like these incidents, you never know when it’s going to happen.” And, despite the recent uptick in robberies, Central Park is still “one of the best places on Earth,” parkgoer Susan Cushing, 55, added. “I don’t think it’s changed drastically,” she said. “I feel like it’s patrolled enough. If you need a policeman, you can find one.” Central Park visitors are on edge: 3 violent robberies in 27 hours Central Park Precinct officers at work on a walkway near Fifth Ave. and The Plaza hotel. LUIZ C. RIBEIRO FOR NYDN DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 19 Rate Criteria: Rates effective as of 04/23/24 and may change without notice. 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thing’ in Martha’s eyes Candace Bushnell and Cuba Gooding Jr. l The Jonas Brothers (above) are getting negative backlash after canceling their European tour dates. Fans believe the last-minute cancellation could be due to complications with Joe Jonas’ divorce from “Game of Thrones” star Sofie Turner. Divorce attorneys Harriet Newman Cohen and Martha Cohen Stine, who represented former Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his divorce from Kerry Kennedy, chatted about the high-profile divorce with curious fans while dining at White Olive. 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NATIONAL NEWS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OMAHA — Residents began sifting through the rubble Saturday after a tornado plowed through suburban Omaha, demolishing homes and businesses as it moved for miles through farmland and into subdivisions, then slamming an Iowa town. The Friday night tornadoes wreaked havoc in the Midwest, causing a building to collapse with dozens of people inside, and destroying and damaging hundreds of homes. There were several injuries but no fatalities reported. By Saturday morning, the sounds of chain saws filled the air in the Elkhorn neighborhood of Omaha, a city of 485,000 people with a metropolitan-area population of about 1 million. Lumber from the damaged homes lay in piles. Fences were knocked over and the trees were skeletal, missing most of their branches. Power outages peaked at 10,000 but had dropped to 4,300. “We could hear it coming through,” said Pat Woods, who lives in Elkhorn. “When we came up, our fence was gone and we looked to the northwest and the whole neighborhood’s gone.” Omaha police Lt. Neal Bonacci said Saturday that the fire department had completed its search of damaged homes and structures. He described the injuries as minor. The sheriff of Douglas County, Aaron Hanson, begged the community in a message on the social media platform X to not drive to the damaged areas for “mere entertainment.” He said gawkers were causing traffic jams and could slow emergency vehicles. Meanwhile, Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen posted on X that he had ordered state resources to be made available to help. He and Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds toured damaged areas. The storm churned up 78 potential tornadoes, mostly in Iowa and Nebraska, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said in its latest briefing report. The National Weather Service had not yet confirmed their strength. But the Omaha office said in a message on X that some of the damage its crews were encountering appeared consistent with EF3 twisters, which pack peak winds of 150 mph. One of the tornadoes hit an industrial building in Lancaster County, to the west of Omaha, causing it to collapse with 70 people inside. Several were trapped, but everyone was evacuated and the three injuries were not life-threatening, authorities said. Sheriff’s officials there also said they had reports of a tipped-over train near Waverly, Neb. Another tornado passed over Eppley Airfield on the eastern edge of Omaha, destroying four hangar buildings with 32 Tornadoes leave a mileslong ornadoes leave a mileslong trail of destruction in Midwest rail of destruction in Midwest 22 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

BY EMMA SEIWELL NEW YORK DAILY NEWS An ailing Harvey Weinstein was hospitalized for a number of tests in Manhattan following his return to Rikers Island after an appeals court decided to toss the former movie mogul’s 2020 rape conviction, his lawyer said Saturday. The 72-year-old Weinstein (photo below) was sent to the Bellevue Hospital prison ward for further evaluation after doctors examined him at Rikers Island, said his attorney Arthur Aidala. “It seems like he needs a lot of help, physically. He’s got a lot of problems. He’s getting all kinds of tests. He’s somewhat of a train wreck healthwise,” Aidala told The Associated Press. Weinstein has been dealing with several ailments, including cardiac issues, diabetes, sleep apnea and eye problems. A spokesman for the city Department of Correction only confirmed that Weinstein remained in custody at Bellevue Hospital on Saturday afternoon. State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision spokesman Thomas Mailey said Weinstein was transferred to the city’s custody Friday. He was previously being held at the Mohawk Correctional Facility in upstate Rome. In the shocking decision Thursday morning, the state Court of Appeals, in a 4-to-3 ruling, reversed the Manhattan Supreme Court jury’s 2020 verdict that Weinstein was guilty of rape for an attack on aspiring actress Jessica Mann at the DoubleTree hotel in 2013, and criminal sex act for assaulting film assistant Miriam Haleyi at his SoHo loft in 2006. The court said trial court judge, James Burke should not have allowed testimony of “uncharged, alleged prior sexual acts against persons other than the complainants of the underlying crimes,” and then further blundered by ruling Weinstein could be cross-examined on those allegations and others. Emily Tuttle, a spokeswoman for Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg, previously said their office, “will do everything in our power to retry this case, and remain steadfast in our commitment to survivors of sexual assault.” The disgraced movie tycoon was also found guilty of rape and sexual assault by a Los Angeles court in 2022 and sentenced to 16 years in prison. That verdict still stands. With Molly Crane-Newman and News Wire Services Weinstein is sick and in hosp after big win in court Terry Kicking sifts through the damage after a tornado leveled his home Friday in Omaha. OMAHA WORLD-HERALD VIA AP privately owned planes inside. No one was hurt and the passenger terminal was not hit. The airport has resumed operations, although access to areas used by noncommercial pilots is limited so crews can clean up the mess, the airfield said in a news release. After hitting the airport, the storm moved into Iowa, taking aim at the small town of Minden. Forty to 50 homes were destroyed. Two injuries were reported but none were life-threatening, Jeff Theulen, chief deputy of the Pottawattamie County sheriff’s office, said at a late Friday briefing. “It’s heartbreaking to see these people who have lost houses, cars, essentially their life until they have to rebuild it,” he said, urging people to stay away because of downed power lines. At Minden United Church of Christ, which survived the storm and has become a community hub of help and support, there were plans to take four-wheel drive vehicles out to devastated parts of town to bring meals to those who need them, Pastor Eric Biehl said. “A lot of people are just kind of in shock,” Biehl said. “It’s all overwhelming now.” Tammy Pavich, who stores equipment on the west edge of town, said she “kind of breathed a sigh of relief” after the first round of tornadoes moved through Omaha. Then, she recalled, the storm “hit Minden dead-on.” Todd Lehan, a lifelong resident of the town, said he took shelter in a windowless basem*nt. “It sounded like a vacuum cleaner on top of your house,” he recalled. Even as the National Weather Service worked to evaluate the damage, the forecast for Saturday was ominous. It issued tornado watches early Saturday for northwestern Texas and across western Oklahoma. FEMA also said the tornado outbreak could extend into Kansas and Missouri. “Tornadoes, perhaps significant tornadoes” were possible Saturday afternoon and evening, said National Weather Service meteorologist Bruce Thoren in Norman, Okla. DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 23

PHOTOS FROM AROUND THE WORLD THEY CAN FLY, WE THINK: A woman watches people flying kites during the 37th International Kite Festival at the beach of Berck-sur-Mer, northern France It’s unclear what the superheroes are doing. There does not seem any imminent risk of planetary destruction. AFP/GETTY WRECKED SHIP & TOURIST TRIP: The wreck of MS World Discoverer sits in shallow water in Roderick Bay in the Solomon Islands after becoming stranded over 20 years ago. Bad news for the ship, good news for the tourist trade. AFP/GETTY 24 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

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W ednesday was my last class this semester teaching at Columbia University, and I witnessed our campus disruption firsthand. The president of Columbia and university presidents across New York, around the U.S. and globally have a daunting challenge. They need to ensure the safety of all students, faculty and administrators on campus while also preserving free speech. Of course, free speech should not include the right to expound hate speech whether it targets individuals based on their race, gender or ethnicity, or disrupts safety on campus. Clearly the rhetoric and actions on campus need to be dialed down, and external forces discouraged from involvement in campus life, leaving the key task of restoration of order to the college and university community. This will be difficult but it is not beyond our ability to achieve This is hardly the first time a large-scale dispute has led to campus disruption. When I began my public service career working for Mayor John Lindsay in 1969, campus disruption due to the Vietnam War and the civil rights struggle was common and while things were contentious, we managed to get through the challenge and bring forces with differing views together recognizing that people can have different views but they need to be respectful of those on the other side. As a member of the Board of Trustees at the State University of New York I know firsthand that our education institutions have the ability to respectfully manage differences of opinion, in the public interest. However they can’t do this alone. They need and must have the full support of the community. Having the speaker of the House of Representatives on Columbia’s campus, calling for the resignation of Columbia’s president, who has been acting in good faith, may be good political theater, and appeal to some political forces but it is hardly helpful to the Columbia or New York community. More than a half century since a Columbia campus disruption was front page news, there have been other events that led to demonstrations on college campuses. And hopefully we have learned and will continue to learn, some lessons that can be applied in our behavior going forward First and foremost is to make sure that all demonstrations on college campuses are peaceful and respectful. This is nonnegotiable. That means that any and all hate speech is totally unacceptable, and that means antisemitism, Islamophobia, racism or sexism can’t be tolerated and violence of any kind is equally unacceptable. Everyone in the college community needs to feel safe. If that means restricting access to campus only to students, faculty and administrators, it may be a necessary requirement and may need to be enforced. To accomplish this goal all postsecondary institutions from the top on down, need to engage all their key stakeholders in a collaborative effort to make things work out successfully. And surrounding communities need to be equally supportive as well. Our colleges and universities are integral parts of our communities and they can’t be maligned. They must be part of the solution to this crisis. We are approaching college graduation season, something those involved will remember for decades, and all students and their families have a right to expect that they can celebrate student achievement in an appropriate, and peaceful fashion without any fear. For those who incorrectly opine that “college doesn’t matter” this season’s graduates know that is not true. College matters now more than ever. And it is the responsibility of all of us to guarantee their success. Let’s all get together and make sure that graduations are what students and their families expect and deserve. Our higher education institutions are critical to the functioning of society and they must be respected and supported. Despite and perhaps because of differences. And not just by some, by all. Any undermining of the importance of equitable and effective education is a huge mistake. As we move collectively to address the challenge before us let’s not undermine the postsecondary institutions that are critical to economic and social stability and improvement Having different views about politics is built into New Yorkers’ DNA. But if New York reinforces and supports efforts to bring civility into the way in which our colleges and universities deal with the current political landscape, as has been the case with so many other issues, New York can and will be the model for communities across the nation and around the world. This is not an opportunity to divide. This is an opportunity to get together. To dial down the rhetoric and support our community. Litow is professor of the practice at Duke University. COLUMBIA’S PAIN Reuniting a campus community that’s been split BE OUR GUEST BY STANLEY S. LITOW 26 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

& ITS PROTESTS T his essay, signed by more than 100 Jewish faculty members at Columbia University, came in response to 23 other Jewish faculty who published an open letter in the Columbia Daily Spectator student newspaper to University President Minouche Shafik before her congressional testimony under the headline: “Jewish faculty reject the weaponization of antisemitism.” Here are a few “inconvenient truths” and “historical injustices” which can help you understand what “weaponizing antisemitism” looks like, both in history, and at Columbia. We agree strongly with the legitimacy of debate over certain ideas, such as whether anti-Zionism can be separated from antisemitism. However, the common accusation that Jews and others are only using accusations of antisemitism as a “weapon” is a classic antisemitic trope, and a way of silencing Jewish voices and shutting down important debate. When antisemitism encourages, glorifies, and justifies hate crimes, that is when it has been weaponized. Antisemitism as a weapon looks like 1,200 people being burned alive, gang raped, and tortured to death on Oct. 7. And it looks like 170 faculty at Columbia saying this genocidal terrorist attack was merely a justifiable “military action” that should be “contextualized.” Antisemitism as a weapon looks like 133 hostages still being held in Gaza. And it looks like hostage posters being ripped down and defaced on the Columbia campus. Columbia students weaponized antisemitism with posters of skunks with Israeli flags on their backs posted around campus. Weaponized antisemitism looks like a truck parked outside a huge protest at Columbia that claimed “Israel steals Palestinian organs.” We point out the inconsistency in allowing other minority groups at Columbia — except for Jews — to define harm based on the effect on the listener, rather than the intent of the speaker (even when some members of those minority groups experience harm differently). Your opinion letter repeatedly downplays the harm that many Jews on campus have experienced. You say you care about keeping students “safe from real harm” while ignoring the numerous cases of faculty using their positions of power to engage in virulent hate speech like calling all Israeli students at Columbia “dangerous” because they served in the IDF, and engaging in other discriminatory actions that have been documented at Columbia for decades. You minimize the countless and ongoing violations of university rules, such as ignoring university policies on protests, moving barricades, and disrupting invited speakers, events, and shared spaces. You seem to feel there is no “real harm” to Jews who witness protests where people scream “There is no safe place, death to the Zionist state!” “Globalize the Intifada!” and “We don’t want two states, we want all of it!” saying these protesters are simply “advocating for Palestinian liberation.” You brush off the ongoing appearance of swastikas on walls and virulent posters in dorms, study partners refusing to work with Jews, and other reported and unreported cases of basic antisemitism. You ignore the danger of allowing actual terrorists to speak on campus without consequence. You use the “As a Jew” argument to claim that your voices have not been heard, but ignore when other Jews are silenced, such as when Jewish and Israeli students and faculty who disagree with anti-Zionist views are unwelcome and ostracized. For example, you don’t object to the CUAD BDS resolutions, which are inconsistent with intellectual pluralism by seeking to weaponize university institutions against Zionism (as opposed to having a debate over the question), and you don’t mention the initial rejection of the Law School’s “Law Students Against Antisemitism” because of their use of the IHRA definition of antisemitism. You use the Jerusalem Definition of Antisemitism, but it is the IHRA Definition which has been accepted by more than 1,000 global entities including the United States government, 42 other countries, and 31 states including New York. We wish that Columbia had been more effective at preventing physical and verbal attacks, harassment, death threats, and ongoing terrifying disruptions on campus, so that a congressional investigation, two lawsuits, and a U.S. Department of Education Investigation would not have been necessary. Dear colleagues, you are still our family. We hope your hearts are big enough to have empathy for the pain of both Jews and Palestinians, and your minds are open enough to engage in meaningful and constructive dialogue about our shared future. We are certain Columbia can become a place where it is safe for Jews to express our diverse identities proudly, without silencing each other. We likely have many shared Jewish values, one of which is the mission to defend the oppressed and bring light onto the world. Let’s come together to celebrate our shared (if not painful) history and values and find a common way to end all forms of oppression and hatred. The heated debate among Jewish faculty BARRY WILLIAMS FOR NYDN ARRY WILLIAMS FOR NYDN DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 27

D o they sell “Thank You for Nothing” cards? That’s what Mayor Adams and Chancellor David Banks should send to the Legislature after their too-clever-by-half maneuver extending mayoral control over the public school system, which some are counting as a victory for the city. What is broadly called “mayoral control” is not really that. It’s placing accountability for the nation’s largest school system, one of the most important and expensive functions of local government, in the hands of the city’s top elected official — the person chosen by more New Yorkers than any other, in the highest-profile, highest-information election. Indeed, giving the mayor the ability to choose who leads the Education Department, and giving that individual the power to set policy without lots of other elected or appointed officials meddling, is the best approximation of popular control we can think of. That’s why nobody questions giving the mayor control over the Parks Department or Sanitation Department or Police Department or Health Department, all of which touch the lives of millions of New Yorkers. The old Board of Education, to pick just one example of a model that some seem to think is more democratic, consisted of seven members appointed variously by five borough presidents and the mayor, with nobody wielding majority authority. Those seven officials with a range of allegiances chose the chancellor and set the policy, and 32 hyperlocal, supposedly democratic community school boards picked by tiny numbers of voters also had a significant role. Actual public participation in this system was a farce. Ergo, the status quo (and the teachers union) won almost every battle. New York is leaning back into farcical territory with the mayoral control reforms now on the books. The Panel for Educational Policy, the board that votes on major proposals and approves major contracts, will grow by one member from 23 to 24, giving the mayor, who gets 13 picks, an even slimmer majority than he already has. And now, the chair will have to be picked from a list chosen by other officials including state Senate and Assembly leaders — who could be from Binghamton or Buffalo, and who represent 300,000 and 130,000 New Yorkers each, respectively — and the appointed head of the state’s Board of Regents, who could hail from Suffolk or Schoharie County. This is a step forward for public accountability how? A lso under the deal, the city will be forced to make firmer commitments to comply with a terrible state law mandating smaller class sizes, further tying the hands of principals and education leaders who want reasonable flexibility to manage and balance resources. Never mind that public school enrollment has been falling citywide. And rather than extend the authority indefinitely, which is how long it should be granted (the Legislature always has the power to change the laws if and when it feels it must), or four years as Gov. Hochul sought, lawmakers gave the mayor two more years, ensuring that he’ll have to come begging back again for the right to run the schools. To borrow from Winston Churchill, mayoral control isn’t perfect, but it’s better than any other system that’s been tried. Since it’s been in place, graduation rates are way up, as are test scores. For chipping away at it, thank you for nothing, Albany. Wounding mayoral control O n university campuses across America, students are getting a hands-on lesson in speech repression as their administrators respond to their pro-Palestinian organizing by calling in the cavalry almost immediately. It’s useful here to draw a line between the consequence of measured, administrative, intra-university action and the consequence of police response and arrest. A student who makes comments that could be perceived as threatening or harassing other students should be the focus of a disciplinary hearing where administrators examine the evidence and the students’ conduct history and so on with violators facing campus punishment, like suspension. Then there is calling in the cops to make arrests of individual students as trespassers or large roundups with mass arrests. At Emory University, police violently arrested a professor who had knelt down beside a student being arrested, and who had not touched the student or the cops or otherwise done anything threatening. After officers grabbed her, it was she who was charged with battery. Dozens were arrested at the public, First Amendment-bound campus of the University of Texas at Austin, including a local TV photographer who was covering the situation. At many more campuses around the country, students and faculty have been arrested for, essentially, sitting around and making a political opinion known. Here in New York, Columbia has recognized that inviting in the NYPD to clear the initial tent city was a mistake and Friday said “that to bring back the NYPD at this time would be counterproductive, further inflaming what is happening on campus, and drawing thousands to our doorstep who would threaten our community.” University administrators have justified arrests by pointing to antisemitic incidents. This avoids the difficult work of managing competing constituencies and interests on campus. Calling the cops is in effect a cop-out, an abdication of universities’ role as clearinghouses of debate and ideas. Memories of police responses to campus protests past can obscure the fact that this has not always been the first resort. Now, student demonstrations barely have enough time to get set up before the riot officers start arriving. I t’s an anti-speech strategy and an ineffective one at that, in that it only makes students more militant and determined; had the original encampment at Columbia been allowed to continue for the few remaining weeks until the end of the semester, it would have generated some headlines. Instead, Columbia’s almost immediate crackdown has spurred encampments all around the country, and grown that university’s own. Inevitably, there will be those who accuse us of turning a blind eye towards the antisemitism that infects some of the protests, having apparently not read any other of this board’s editorials. We believe that the student demonstrators are wrong in calling for a boycott of Israel, which is the objective of many, if not all, of the encampments. What we do support is a commitment to robust speech protections on campus — a position that, by the way, many of those cheering on the crackdowns at one point or another have also claimed to hold. Universities can deal with truly threatening or harassing student behavior with investigations, suspensions and expulsion if need be — the tools that already exist for this. Leave the cops for the crimes, not the thought crimes. Not teaching speech H arvey Weinstein is a narcissistic, sexual abuser. It was a poorly kept secret that powerful movie producers would wield their influence concerning choice roles and career advancement over attractive young women by coercing them into undesired and degrading sexual intimacy. It was also widely rumored that Weinstein was chief among them. But in the throws of the #MeToo movement, Weinstein was indicted by a New York County grand jury, put on trial in Manhattan, and ultimately convicted of rape, among other crimes. Last week, however, the New York Court of Appeals reversed that conviction in a highly controversial 4-3 decision. The majority ruled that the trial judge, James Burke, made certain critical errors which resulted in Weinstein being denied a fair trial. The most egregious of these was admitting testimony from women who were not the actual victims in the case. Burke permitted them to testify concerning all the horrible things Weinstein did to them as well. This ruling caused a significant stir in the New York legal scene. It is a foundational principle in the practice of criminal law that prosecutors may not introduce evidence for the purpose of showing the jury that the defendant is a bad person. A person is tried for the specific crimes he is charged with, and introducing evidence of other bad acts can lead to the denial of a fair trial. There is an inherent risk that the jury will either simply see the defendant as immoral and convict regardless of the charged crimes, or that the jury will get confused about which bad acts are the subject of the actual charges. Either way, this “propensity” evidence is inadmissible under the rules of evidence. There are limited circ*mstances where prior immoral or criminal acts may be properly admitted, but they must fit into narrow categories of permissible uses, and they cannot ever be used to assassinate a defendant’s character. In this particular case, the Court of Appeals determined that the Weinstein prosecutors could not plausibly claim that introducing the testimony of other women who claimed Weinstein had abused them fit into any acceptable group and it was therefore reversible error to permit them to testify. The subtext of the decision is that Burke was a little too keen to thumb the scales towards his preferred outcome. This is a constant danger in the court system, and one of the reasons that selection of judges is such an important function. Criminal defendants run a wide gamut. A battered woman who snaps and kills an abusive partner may come across as sympathetic, while a powerful man who uses his influence to strong-arm non-consensual sexual contact from those under his shadow is unlikely to trigger much pity. It is easy for a casual observer to condemn a Weinstein, to cheer a mild flexion of legal norms to put a monster away. The general public does not have the same responsibility as the court system as it relates to the protection of rights, even a monster’s rights. The lead prosecutor at the Weinstein trial, Joan Illuzzi, knew better. The job of a prosecutor is to seek justice, and that never means breaking the rules to get a conviction. She was clearly in the wrong. But more culpability lies with the arbiter of what evidence is admissible. Burke’s role was to ensure a fair trial. He was not to rule with bias or favor, nor let any personal feelings impact his decisions on matters of the law. When judges abandon impartiality because of the high profile immorality of a defendant in their courtroom, it threatens the entire system. Rights are only truly protected when they are protected evenly among all of us. There is no situation under a rule of law where bending the rules to get the bad guy does not cause, at a minimum, tiny fractures in the structure. That is why the Court of Appeals decision is not only correct, but incredibly important. The bastion of New York legal authority looked at Weinstein’s trial and was able to separate how truly despicable a person he is from the abrogation of his rights. While rank and file New Yorkers may be displeased that Weinstein’s New York conviction was reversed, this was a necessary result for the rule of law and a reassuring statement that the Court of Appeals is still able to apply the bedrock principles of our system without regard for who is sitting at the defense table. Townsend is a partner at the criminal defense firm Robert C. Gottlieb & Associates and the creator/host of the legal podcast “In Summation – The Final Word.” Weinstein decision was the just ruling BE OUR GUEST BY PAUL R. TOWNSEND 28 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

BRAMHALL’S WORLD N o, 2024 isn’t 1968. The comparisons are coming in hot and heavy, partly because there’s again an occupation on the Columbia campus but mostly because the internet has scrambled the relationship between past and present as anyone can cull enough facts online to play an Instant Expert. And because social media favors a discourse dominated by people expressing indignation and outrage about events that don’t directly concern them in a perverse form of fandom. In 1968, the presidential race was upended when Democratic candidate Bobby Kennedy became the fourth national figure assassinated in a five-year span also marked by a badly overdue civil rights triumph that reshaped the nation’s politics along with urban riots, rising crime rates and white flight. In 1968, there was a lousy, bloody undeclared war that American soldiers were dying and killing in, and a draft that meant students had skin in that game. In loco parentis, the judicial concept that gave colleges the legal authority of mom and dad, still applied and administrators wielded it to try and stifle protests. The campus fights in 2024 are nominally about a war being waged by Israel, with no American troops fighting in it — though five U.S. citizens kidnapped by Hamas in the Oct. 7 attack that provoked that war are still being held hostage, as are Israeli men, women and children. In practice, the campus occupations are an extension of a long-running campaign by radical faculty members and students to pressure university leaders to divest from companies that have anything to do with Israel. That’s awfully different, and a lot less romantic or popular. Which is why those activists are framing Israel’s response to a brutal surprise attack as a supposedly genocidal campaign by an allegedly apartheid state to eliminate Palestinians. That loaded language doesn’t describe events but categorizes them in a way that suggests anyone who sees things otherwise is morally sick. It’s a messaging campaign aimed at younger Americans, and the Democratic Party that counts on their support, using the brutality of urban warfare to advance a decades-long activist campaign to isolate and delegitimize Israel. Never mind that Hamas, which has controlled the Gaza Strip without the consent of its people for nearly two decades, is one of the proxy forces across the Middle East largely funded and controlled by Iran, a near-nuclear state openly dedicated to the destruction of Israel and the slaughter of Jews. The religious and ideological zealots who violently dominate what was once Persia back army-sized militias in Yemen, Lebanon, Iraq and Syria. They execute protesters at home, and openly export terror and aim to murder dissidents abroad — including right here in Brooklyn. All that’s apparently beside the point to the people, on campus and off, who are following a well-rehearsed script in their efforts to get elite institutions to yield or over-react in ways that shift public sympathy. Many of the protesters are masked, in part out of fear of being named and menaced online, and a fair share are themselves menacing online and in person. There are people who openly support Hamas, and even Iran. There are many people including ones I love, work with and respect who are simply appalled by the images of death and destruction they see inside of Gaza, the choices Israel made that preceded this latest war and the role American-provided military equipment is playing in it. But constantly distinguishing better behaved protesters from angrier and more aggressive ones is a lot like constantly distinguishing Hamas or Hezbollah from Iran. Spoiler alert: The protesters encamping at colleges, blocking bridges and otherwise vowing to “shut it all down” aren’t going to take control of the universities or the Democratic Party let alone the national security apparatus. There is one significant way that 2024 looks like 1968. Protesters are creating the scenes of chaos that a half century ago helped elect a presidential candidate the American people had previously rejected as he pledged to end the chaotic scenes captivating the nation. “As we look at America, we see cities enveloped in smoke and flame. We hear sirens in the night,” Richard Nixon said in accepting the Republican nomination in Miami, weeks after the Siege of Chicago. He painted a picture a lot like the ones Fox News viewers are bombarded with today, that city dwellers know isn’t the whole story but is a sustained spotlight on part of it. There is “another voice,” Nixon continued, “the quiet voice in the tumult and the shouting. It is the voice of the great majority of Americans, the forgotten Americans — the non-shouters; the non-demonstrators.” Siegel ([emailprotected]) is an editor at The City, a host of the FAQ NYC podcast and a columnist for the Daily News. Campus protesters’ Gaza cause is no Vietnam War HARRY SIEGEL DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 29

L ackawaxen, Pa.: In attempting to placate too many interests, the April 24 editorial “When protest turns to hatred” became a travesty. Its only truth lies in the sad recognition that antisemitism survives. But, except as a weapon of insult, that form of racism had little to do with the Columbia University protests (photo), which are a response to the genocide waged against the Palestinian people, which is “horrendous” but not a “lie.” Israel, if any religious state should be allowed to exist, at least should not have been established where Jews were given political power over a Muslim majority. So, in principle, the pro-Palestinians are correct that Israel should go. But in the real world, the Zionist state is not going anywhere, so the Arabs need to get together with the Jews and figure out a solution. Ideally, that solution would enable both Israelis and Palestinians to travel anywhere within the former Mandatory Palestine. Although it may be an affront to self-determination, the Palestinians’ apparent preference for decentralized, tribal government is not going to work, so the UN should reinstitute a mandate over the territory allocated to them until they are capable of self-governance. Paternalistic, but unavoidable. Israel should pick up the tab for reconstruction. Students, especially those of privilege like Columbians, should have the opportunity to express moral outrage, since they may not get another chance to do so. But they should realize that the university is no longer a student-teacher enterprise. It’s just another corporation, so it may lose donors, and sushi may have to be removed from the dining hall menu. John A. MacKinnon The kids are alright — because they are right Classless Bronx: I totally disapprove of Benjamin Netanyahu’s scorchedearth destruction of Gaza. What Hamas did was horrendous and inhuman, however, Netanyahu’s response of killing at least 30,000 Gazans, mostly women and children, is equally deplorable. This brings us to the protest at Columbia. Freedom of speech does not include threats of violence, intimidation or infringing on the rights of students who want to attend classes in a quiet learning environment, which they so costly paid for. As a retired teacher and administrator, I did not give up on disruptive students, but I made certain that they did not prevent learning for students who came to school eager to learn. Where was the collegiate uproar when genocide was happening in many African countries? Gilbert M. Lane Intro to protesting Whitestone: The anti-student protesters may have trouble wrapping their minds around this, but people protest when they feel that their own leaders are not listening to them, not when anybody anywhere does something they don’t like. President Biden arms Israel and Israel kills civilians, so students protest their government’s policy, as well as their school’s investments in weapons manufacturers. What the hell kind of influence do you think college kids in America have over Hamas leadership? Figure it out! Adrienne Langone Uncivil disobedience Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: To Voicer Blake Fleetwood: You draw reference from the 1968 protests at Columbia to address today’s protests. You state: “Peaceful protests and free speech are the hallmarks of American tradition.” After two or three days of protesting in 1968, the president of Columbia invited the NYPD onto campus to stop its destruction. The first sign was a hanging sheet calling us pigs. I was told of, but did not see, the burning of an American flag. As we entered the campus, we were pelted by bottles. Once inside, I saw the destruction to equipment and furniture, rooms with small fires, etc. I was one of the pigs (detectives — pride, integrity, guts) investigating a group called Students for a Democratic Society (Mark Rudd, who would evolve into the bombmaking Weathermen). You and I were both there, yet our memories differ as to a peaceful protest. Randy Jurgensen It’s on them Williamsville, N.Y.: Voicer Steven Davies misrepresents Israel’s goals and methods in Gaza. It will take many years to denazify the civilian population of Gaza, which is among the most antisemitic peoples on the face of the Earth; and contrary to Davies, there were no expectations that the IDF would be hailed as liberators in Gaza. Davies is addressing his concerns about destruction in Gaza to the wrong BARRY WILLIAMS FOR NYDN Email to [emailprotected] or post your letter to Voice of the People, Daily News, PO Box 7180, New York, NY 10008. Please include full name, address and daytime phone number. The Daily News reserves the right to edit letters. party. Hamas chose to embed terrorists and their infrastructure in civilian areas, and all resultant destruction in those areas is therefore the fault of Hamas. Daniel H. Trigoboff Robotic Pine Plains, N.Y.: Do we have any proof that President Biden is actually a living human being? Watching his pathetic performances on TV, he seems to be a robot, and a primitive, low-tech one at that. Joseph McCluskey Unpleasant odor Brookfield, Conn.: I’m at a loss. I don’t know what’s more ridiculous, Voicer Kevin Hanley’s letter or the fact that you printed it. Not enough intelligent letters that day, I guess. Kevin, if the only fault you can find with Trump is some intestinal distress, you might as well vote for him. Biden’s problems are much more serious. And if noxious odors concern you that much, please close your mouth. I can smell it from here. Fred Schoeneborn Internal corrosion Hammonton, N.J.: It’s a tough call to figure out who is trying the hardest to destroy America. Certainly, China and Russia are threats, but our own government is proving to be the most destructive. We are being invaded but give money to Ukraine to secure its border. Taxpayer dollars are being given to illegal aliens. Border Patrol is understaffed, but the IRS has expanded to milk citizens as much as possible. We have a choice in November to pick the hated orange man who secured the border or the likable old man whose puppet master will continue to ignore the illegal invasion of this nation. Unfortunately, judging by all these college protests, there are plenty of people who want America destroyed and will vote for that likeable old man, bringing this country to bankruptcy and poverty. William Cook No more negativity Brooklyn: That carrot-top mistake of a human being has caused havoc in every facet of the words “life and being” that is imaginable to anyone with common sense. Aren’t we all fed up and tired of seeing, reading and hearing all of his repetitious babble in this continuing saga? It’s time to be done with him. Wake up, U.S.A. It’s time to see some bright sunshine and smiles. Marilyn Kanarick Uncounted accomplishments San Francisco: To Voicer Doug Weinberg: Well, Doug, San Fran smells like the B.S. that you are shoveling. You conveniently glazed right over the Infrastructure and Jobs Act, which is creating thousands of good-paying jobs and getting infrastructure repaired where it’s desperately needed, which the former orangutan president promised but never delivered on. Yeah, talk is cheap. Then there is the CHIPS Act, which I’m guessing you don’t know of. This will have most microchip production done in the U.S. again, producing jobs. And you probably think nothing of gun safety legislation because those of your mindset apparently think we should live in the Wild West. Gun safety is a major issue to the majority of Americans. So, Doug, stick to your position and follow the orange maniac wherever he leads you by the nose. Have a nice day! Jimmy Layton Crowd control Edgewater, N.J.: Our last president cries that he can not get a fair trial in our midst because he makes us all deranged. Then he appears at photo-ops that seem to be staged by bodega owners, among a few construction workers, and at the tragic funeral of a beloved police officer; and he tells us that people love him everywhere. So, which is it? Jay K. Egelberg A real shot Holliswood: Voicer Mary Caggiano is a big fan of TV character Barnaby Jones and his ability to shoot his criminal adversaries in the shoulder. Mary, newsflash: It’s a fictional TV show. Actual police officers are trained to aim for center mass, typically the torso, for a number of reasons: increased accuracy, stopping power and a reduced risk to bystanders. Just saying. Gregory W. Chupa 30 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

BY ELLIOT RAPHAELSON TRIBUNE CONTENT AGENCY Q : I inherited an IRA from my mother, who passed away eight years ago. I have been taking required minimum distributions (RMDs) based on my single life expectancy. I have named my wife as the successor beneficiary. Will she be able to take distributions based on her life expectancy if I predecease her? A: I ran your inquiry by IRA expert Ed Slott’s group to be sure of the correct regulation regarding successor beneficiaries. If you predecease your spouse, the 10-year rule would be in effect for her. If your mother had passed away at least 10 years before the time of your death, then your wife would be required to withdraw all of the balances in the IRA in the year she inherits the IRA. If your mother had passed away eight years before the date your wife inherited the IRA, she would be able to wait two years before she was required to withdraw all the funds remaining in the IRA. Q: I am waiting until my 70th birthday to initiate taking my Social Security benefit based on my work record. When should I notify Social Security regarding the initiation of my benefit to obtain the maximum amount? A: You can make your request as early as four months prior to your 70th birthday. Your benefit will not be initiated automatically. You must notify Social Security when you wish to initiate your benefit. In order to obtain the maximum benefit, you should request that the benefit should start the month you turn 70. There will be a onemonth waiting period before you start receiving your benefit. Q: I am approaching 70 and will be initiating my Social Security benefit at that time. My wife is 72 and is receiving a pension from her work outside the Social Security system. She also receives a small Social Security benefit from work she has done under Social Security. My wife has named me as a beneficiary for part of her pension for work outside of Social Security. Can you explain what benefit would be available to either of us when predeceased by the other. My Social Security benefit exceeds my wife’s Social Security benefit by a great deal. A: If your wife predeceases you, your Social Security benefit will not change. You will continue to receive your Social Security benefit based on your work record that you will be receiving at age 70. The pension income you receive from the pension from your wife’s work outside Social Security will not affect your Social Security income. If you predecease your wife, she would be eligible for a survivor benefit based on your age 70 Social Security benefit less two-thirds of her pension. For example, assume you are entitled to $2,000 a month at age 70. Assume your wife’s pension from work outside Social Security is $1,200 a month. Two-thirds of her pension is $800. She would be entitled to a survivor benefit of $1,200 a month ($2,000 minus $800). If she had no pension for work outside Social Security, she would be entitled to 100% of your age 70 Social Security benefit. The calculation for the Government Pension Offset is available at www.ssa.gov/ planners/retire/gpo-calc.html. She would only be entitled to whichever amount is higher, the survivor benefit or the Social Security benefit based on her work record, not both. Elliot Raphaelson welcomes your questions and comments at [emailprotected]. Successor beneficiary still subject to the 10-year rule DREAMSTIME DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 31

BY STEPHANIE VOZZA FAST COMPANY D o you have glossophobia, the fear of public speaking? While it might not be severe, the fear for most people falls somewhere on a spectrum. It’s one of the most common phobias because it’s connected to evolution and human survival, says Matt Abrahams, author of “Think Faster, Talk Smarter: How to Speak Successfully When You’re Put on the Spot” and host of the “Think Fast, Talk Smart” podcast. “It all boils down to our relative status in the history of our species when we would hang out in groups of around 150 people,” he says. “Relative status wasn’t who drives the fanciest car or who’s got the most social media likes. It was where you were in the food chain.” Anything you did that put your status at risk, such as misspeaking, put your life at risk because your relative status determined access to resources, reproduction, food and shelter. Like many hardwired traits, it lingers, which is why you still become nervous about speaking up in a meeting or in front of an audience. Those circ*mstances trigger an evolutionary concern. However, Abrahams says you can learn to manage your anxiety around speaking by addressing your symptoms and their sources. REDUCING THE SYMPTOMS One way to manage anxiety is to focus on our physiological and cognitive experience — what’s going on in our body and brain. “For example, most people’s heart rate goes up, and they breathe more shallowly, which leads them to speak more quickly,” Abrahams says. “Adrenaline causes them to shake a little bit, and many of us blush and perspire.” Focusing on your exhalation can relieve your shallow breathing symptoms. Abrahams says there are many techniques, but the most effective is to take deep belly breaths, filling the lower abdomen. “All of the magic happens during the exhale,” he explains. “You want your exhale to be longer than your inhale. I like to joke that the ‘rule of lung’ — not the rule of thumb — is to have your exhale be twice as long as your inhale.” An extended exhale slows down your heart rate and breathing rate, as well as the impulse to talk fast, which causes breath issues. You can handle the adrenaline symptoms through movement. “The (evolutionary) purpose of adrenaline is about threat,” Abrahams says. “It’s about getting us to move. That’s why we’re shaking.” At the beginning of the speech, Abrahams recommends dissipating adrenaline by stepping forward and making big, broad gestures. In a virtual situation, lean forward and move your body. “Nervous people make themselves small and tight, so they end up shaking more,” he says. “It’s about being expansive and moving in a way that’s appropriate and not distracting.” Finally, address blushing and perspiration with temperature control. When you’re nervous, your heart beats faster and your body tenses up, causing your blood pressure to increase. “It’s like you’re exercising,” Abrahams says. “It raises your core body temperature. The way to cool yourself down is to hold something cold in the palms of your hand, such as a water bottle. You’ll stop sweating and blushing as much.” RELIEVING THE SOURCES The second way to manage your speaking anxiety is to focus on the sources that exacerbate it. A common source is what you’re trying to achieve through communication. For example, an entrepreneur seeks funding, or an employee wants their project approved. In these circ*mstances, the goal — a future state — makes you nervous. Instead, Abrahams suggests taking actions that make you present-oriented because you can’t be worried about the future when you’re in the present. Do something physical, for example, like shaking out your arms. You could also listen to a song or playlist, count backward by sevens, or practice tongue twisters. Abrahams likes to have small talk with people before getting up on stage. “It gets me present because I have to listen to what they’re saying,” he says. “I know a professional speaker who gets paid thousands of dollars to speak. She plays Tetris right before she goes out on stage because it’s so present-oriented.” TRYING TO BE PERFECT Another source of anxiety is the desire to communicate perfectly. You want to give the correct answer or the best feedback, which creates pressure. According to Abrahams, there is no “right” way to communicate, only better and worse ways. “Your brain only has so much cognitive bandwidth,” he explains. “It’s like a computer that has too many windows open, or a phone with too many apps running — it doesn’t perform as well.” When you try to communicate “right,” you send part of your cognitive resources to this goal instead of to the act of communicating. “Don’t worry about saying the exact right word in the exact right place,” Abrahams says. “Focus on connection not perfection. Connect to your audience and do what’s needed for them to get value.” A third way to handle the source of the anxiety is with experience. People become nervous when they don’t feel they have the appropriate skills for the task. But you don’t learn what you don’t practice. “If my water pipe erupts, I don’t know how to fix it. I’m made even more upset and nervous because I don’t know what to do,” Abrahams says. He suggests that taking classes, listening to podcasts and reading books on speaking techniques can help. “Once you manage anxiety, it is the gateway to focus(ing) on so many other things,” Abrahams adds. “You can improve your communication, your storytelling, your engagement, your ability to answer questions. You can connect more deeply and feel confident that your ideas can be heard. I think one of the greatest tragedies is when we don’t hear ... from people who could add valuable input to the conversations we have.” Curb your fear of public speaking It’s important to know anxiety symptoms, address their main sources DREAMSTIME 32 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

BY SANDRA BLOCK KIPLINGER’S PERSONAL FINANCE K aty Nastro, a travel expert for Going.com, a subscription service that alerts travelers to airfare deals, tells us her thoughts on this year’s travel season. Q: What’s the outlook for the 2024 summer travel season? A: We’re not anticipating any major increases in airfares in 2024. Airfares won’t go back to pandemic lows, but we anticipate deals that we haven’t seen for quite some time will return. However, a deal that might have been available for five days in the past may disappear within one or two days. Q: To encourage nervous travelers to fly, many airlines scrapped flightchange fees during the pandemic. Do you expect airlines to reinstate them? And do you anticipate increases in baggage fees? A: Analysts assumed that once the industry recovered from the pandemic, change fees would come back. But so far, they haven’t. We don’t expect any airlines to bring back change fees for standard economy tickets in 2024. But if you buy a basic economy ticket, 9 times out of 10 it will have a change fee. When it comes to bag fees, most U.S. airlines charge about $30 for the first checked bag on domestic flights. We expect at least two carriers to increase that price to $35 this year. Data shows that airlines can generate quite a bit of money by raising baggage fees by just a small amount. Q: You’re predicting a record number of air travelers this year. What advice do you have for travelers who will likely face big crowds at the airport? A: If you don’t have TSA PreCheck, which provides expedited security screening, this is the year to get it. It’s good for five years, so it’s worth the cost (a $78 fee for first-time enrollees) even if you fly only once a year. Not having to wait an hour or more in security lines reduces the stress of traveling. If you’re looking for cheap flights and you can be flexible, go in the spring or after Labor Day. September is a fantastic month to go to Europe. For those who need to travel in the summer, try heading out the first two weeks in June or the last two in August, when airfares can cost up to 30% less than in the peak of summer. Q: Last year, Delta Air Lines changed the way its frequent-flier miles are structured, reducing the value for many longtime customers. Do you expect other airlines to follow suit this year? A: In the past decade or so, airlines have been moving toward rewarding fliers who spend more versus those who fly more. Delta rolled back some of its changes in response to the backlash it experienced, but you still need to spend more money to get the benefits. While it’s unclear whether another big airline will follow suit, if you’re sitting on points and miles, try to use them this year instead of hoarding them because there’s a good chance they’ll lose some of their value moving forward. What air travelers should know now DREAMSTIME BY ELLA VINCENT KIPLINGER’S PERSONAL FINANCE O ne in 3 adults between the ages of 18 and 34 are living with their parents, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Several economic factors are leading adult children back home, including student loan and credit card debt as well as rising rents. Bobbi Rebell, 54, chief executive officer of Financial Wellness Strategies, knows about the financial challenges multigenerational households face. She briefly lived with her parents as a young adult, and her two adult children lived with her and her husband for two years after graduating from college. Rebell says establishing boundaries was tough at first because she paid for most of her children’s living expenses. Worse, they didn’t follow her financial advice. “It was hard, and I had setbacks,” she says. “I was telling them to set up a Roth IRA as they were walking out the door.” Rebell eventually realized that she had to treat the young adults more like roommates than children and let them manage their own money. Rebell notes that once your adult offspring move back home, you and your kids will need to decide how much they’ll chip in for household expenses. They can contribute a percentage of their wages to cover the mortgage or rent, for example, or agree to pay a set amount — say, $200 to $300 a month. However, Rebell stresses that the amount your kids should pay depends on their financial situation and how much they want to save to eventually move out. If your children can’t help with the mortgage or rent, consider having them pay a portion of utility, phone or insurance bills. If you’re giving your child money to help with their personal expenses, such as car payments or health insurance premiums, establish up front whether the money is a loan or a gift. To make sure the terms are clear, you may want to put your financial arrangements with your children in writing. Parents should also talk openly with their children about setting a deadline for how long they will live at home. Although you may want to support your children through their financial difficulties, you don’t want them to be dependent on you for too long. “Tell your kids you’re not a bottomless pit of money,” she says. “You have to build their confidence so they can eventually make it on their own.” Consider asking your children to set a target date for saving enough for a security deposit and several months’ rent, or a down payment on a house. If your children have credit card debt, they can also set a goal to pay it off by a certain date. The more quickly they pay down their debt, the less they’ll owe in interest. And by lowering their card balances, they could improve their credit scores, making it easier to lease an apartment or buy a house. Take care of your own finances too. More than three-fourths of parents who support adult children financially say it affects their own finances, according to a survey by Intuit Credit Karma. Thirty percent say it has limited the amount they save for retirement. You’ll need financial boundaries when the kids move back home DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 33

BY NICHOLAS WILLIAMS AND THOMAS TRACY NEW YORK DAILY NEWS A man was found dead after a boat sitting on a trailer caught fire in Brooklyn early Saturday, police said. Firefighters responding to the 4:54 a.m. blaze in a fenced-in property on Conover St. near Beard St. in Red Hook — about a block from the Erie Basin and Pier 44 — found the white boat on fire, cops said. Witnesses first called 911 reporting a dumpster fire, FDNY officials said. But when firefighters arrived, they realized the fire was coming from a boat on a trailer. The fire had just been put out when firefighters made the grisly discovery: a man’s body on the boat. The man died at the scene, officials said. Cops were trying to identify him Saturday. The FDNY fire marshal was trying to determine what sparked the fire. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine just how the man died. Bravest douse fire on boat in B’klyn, then find dead body A 1-month-old Staten Island boy died early Saturday, and cops were trying to determine if the infant, who had a visible injury on his left arm, had been assaulted, police said. Police responding to a 911 call from the panicked mother found the baby unconscious in an apartment at NYCHA’s West Brighton Houses on Broadway near Henderson Ave. about 6:45 a.m. EMS rushed the infant to Richmond University Medical Center, but the child couldn’t be saved. As the baby was being taken to the hospital, “visible signs of trauma to the left arm” could be seen, cops said. Investigators took the mother and another adult in the apartment into custody for questioning. No criminal charges were immediately filed. An autopsy was slated to determine how the newborn died. Thomas Tracy Cops probe death of 1-month-old Cops are investigating the death of an 84-year-old man found floating in a pond at a Bronx golf course, police said Saturday. First responders were called to the Pelham Bay and Split Rock Golf Courses in Pelham Bay Park off City Island about 2 p.m. on Friday, and found the man’s body floating in the pond. The man died at the scene. His name was not immediately released as cops attempt to locate his family. It was not immediately clear how the man got into the pond or how long he had been in the water until police were called. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine how the man died. Thomas Tracy Man, 84, found dead in pond at golf course BY MURI ASSUNÇÃO NEW YORK DAILY NEWS A magnitude-2.9 earthquake rattled areas surrounding northern Somerset County, N.J., on Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The small earthquake was recorded at 8:49 a.m. near Peapack-Gladstone, a borough in the Somerset Hills region, located approximately 45 miles west of New York City, officials said. About 700 residents in the area contacted the U.S. Geological Survey to report they felt “weak” to “light” shaking across 94 zip codes, though no damage was reported. One person on X described the earthquake as “loud.” About 12:30 p.m., the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management said in a statement there were no reports of “damage to structures, roadways or infrastructure.” It was not immediately clear if the quake was an aftershock from the magnitude-4.8 earthquake that shook the tristate area earlier this month. U.S. Geological Survey officials said approximately 42 million people in the area felt the earth shake for several seconds just before 10:30 a.m. on April 5 — an unfamiliar sensation for New Yorkers, described by Gov. Hochul as “a very unsettling day, to say the least.” Dozens of aftershocks were felt in the days following the earthquake, the third-worst to hit the region in 240 years. N.J. gets another jolt, this time just 2.9 quake THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rooting for Donald Trump to fail has rarely been this profitable. Just ask a hardy band of mostly amateur Wall Street investors who have collectively made tens of millions of dollars over the past month by betting that the stock price of his social media business — Truth Social — will keep dropping despite massive buying by Trump loyalists and wild swings that often mirror the candidate’s latest polls, court trials and outbursts on the Truth Social platform. Several of these investors say their gambles using “put” options and other trading tools are driven less by their personal feelings about the former president — most don’t like him— than their faith in the underlying financials of a company that made less money last year than the average Wendy’s hamburger franchise. “This company makes no money. ... It makes no sense,” said Boise, Idaho, ad executive Elle Stange, who estimates she has made $1,300 betting against Trump Media & Technology stock. “He’s not as great a businessman as he thinks. A lot of his businesses go belly up, quickly.” As of Friday’s close, a month since Trump Media’s initial public offering sent its stock to $66.22, it has dropped to $41.54. An AP analysis of data from research firms FactSet and S3 Partners shows that investors using puts and “short selling” have paper profits of at least $200 million, not including the costs of puts, which vary from trade to trade. Still, amateur traders, mostly risking no more than a few thousand dollars each, say the stock is too volatile to declare victory yet. So they are cashing in a bit now, letting other bets ride and stealing a glance at the latest stock movements while they’re in the office cubicle or at the kitchen table. There have been plenty of scary moments, including about two weeks ago when DJT, the ex-president’s initials and stock ticker, jumped nearly 40% in two days. “I don’t know which direction the stock is going,” day trader Richard Persaud of upstate Schenectady says while checking his iPhone amid the surge. “It’s so unbelievably overvalued.” Many of these investors said knowing their bets have helped slash the value of Trump’s 65% stake in half is an added benefit. If some of their predictions are right, they may able to someday push it to zero, making it impossible for him to tap it to pay his legal bills or finance his GOP presidential campaign. They have a long way to go. Trump’s stake is still worth $4 billion. Normally, investors betting that a stock will fall, especially a gutsy breed of hedge fund traders called short sellers, will do plenty of homework. They’ll pore over financial statements, develop expertise in an industry, talk to competitors and even turn to “forensic accountants” to find hidden weaknesses in the books. No need in Trump Media’s case. It’s all there in the Sarasota, Fla.-based company’s 100-page financial report: A fire hose of losses, $58 million last year, on minuscule revenue of $4 million from advertising and other sources. The losses are so big, as Trump Media’s auditor wrote in the report, they “raise substantial doubt about its ability to continue as a going concern.” A short seller’s dream? Or is it a nightmare? Amateur trader Manny Marotta has two computer screens at home, one for work, the other showing DJT stock’s movements where he can gauge how much he’s up or down. It wasn’t looking so good last week. The legal writer from suburban Cleveland had been up about $4,000 on “put” options purchased over the past few weeks. But the screen that morning was showing investors buying large volumes of DJT shares, pushing up the stock again. “My options are worth less with every passing minute,” Marotta says, adding about DJT: “It’s being manipulated. It’s insane.” Waiting for the stock to drop is painful to short sellers, who pay a fee to borrow shares owned by others. The idea is to quickly sell them on a hunch that they will be able to buy the same number of them later for much cheaper before having to return them to the lender. That allows short sellers to pocket the difference, minus the fee, which is usually nominal. In DJT’s case, the fee is anything but nominal. It was costing 565% a year at one point this month, meaning that short sellers had only two months before any possible profits would be eaten up in fees, even if the stock went to zero. If Truth Social fails, these little investors will win big Former President Donald Trump waits for the start of proceedings Tuesday in Manhattan Supreme Court, where he is on trial in p*rn star hush money case. GETTY 34 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

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BY GRETCHEN MCKAY PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE S lender asparagus and fresh ricotta are easy to find in spring, and these savory crespelle offer a winning combination of the seasonal favorites. Adapted from a recipe from Tuscan food writer and chef Giulia Scarpaleggia, the two ingredients are paired in a creamy filling for lacy, tender homemade crepes that can either be rolled up like burritos or folded into elegant handkerchief-like triangles. The asparagus is first simmered in boiling water until just tender and then pureed in a blender. The bright green puree goes into a bowl with ricotta, grated Parmesan and just enough lemon zest and mint to cut through the richness of the dairy. I baked the filled crepes on a parchment paper-covered cookie sheet, but you also could line them in a buttered casserole dish. They are topped with a simple bechamel sauce, but if you’re feeling adventurous, you also could drizzle the crepes with hollandaise sauce. The chopped pistachios add a slightly crunchy, salty finish. Crepes filled with a taste of spring ASPARAGUS AND RICOTTA CREPES Makes: 10 to 12 crepes For the crepes: 1 ⅓ cups whole milk, room temperature 1 cup all-purpose flour 3 large eggs 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Generous pinch fine sea salt For the filling: 1 pound asparagus 2 cups fresh ricotta ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese Zest of ½ lemon 3 or 4 mint leaves, finely chopped Fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper For the bechamel sauce: 1 ¾ tablespoons butter ¼ cup all-purpose flour 1 ¼ cups milk Salt and pepper Grated nutmeg For the garnish: 2 tablespoons pistachios, chopped Fresh mint leaves Olive oil 1. Prepare crepe batter: Mix milk, flour, eggs, melted butter and salt in blender just until smooth. (It will be thin.) Cover batter and chill at least 15 minutes while you prepare filling, and up to 1 day. 2. Prepare filling: Remove woody ends from the asparagus, then cook in a saucepan with 1 inch of boiling, salted water until just tender, 2 to 4 minutes depending on thickness of spears. Remove from the hot water into a bowl of ice water to blanche, then remove and allow to dry on a paper towel. 3. Cut off and set aside tips. Place the rest of the asparagus into a food processor or blender and add just enough water (a teaspoon or 2) to blend until smooth. 4. Add puree to bowl with the ricotta, grated Parmesan, lemon zest and chopped mint. Season to taste with salt and pepper. If it’s too bland, add more Parmesan or a bit more lemon. 5. Prepare the crepes: Heat a large nonstick saute pan over medium heat. (I used a 9-inch shallow saute pan.) Brush pan with a little melted butter or paper towel soaked with olive oil. 6. Whisk crepe batter to combine, then pour about ¼ cup into the pan, swirling it to cover bottom of pan with a thin layer. Cook for 2 minutes, or until crepe is golden brown on the edges. Carefully flip with a spatula and cook on the other side for 1 more minute. Remove to plate. (The first crepe might not be perfect, but that’s okay. It will ready the pan.) 7. Continue process until you have 12 crepes set aside and stacked. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 8. Make bechamel sauce: Melt butter in saucepan on medium heat. Spoon in flour and whisk until golden brown and toasted. 9. Pour in cold milk in a thin stream, stirring to avoid lumps. Cook over medium-low heat until thickened, then season with salt, pepper and ground nutmeg. 10. Compose crepes: Spread each crepe with asparagus and ricotta filling, then roll them up as cannelloni or fold them as a handkerchief, first in half and then in half again. Arrange in casserole pan or on rimmed baking sheet on top of parchment paper. 11. Drizzle the crepes with the bechamel sauce, then decorate each with cooked tips of asparagus, chopped pistachios and a drizzle of olive oil. 12. Place pan in oven and bake for about 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown and bubbling on the sides. 13. Serve hot out of the pan, with more chopped mint as a garnish. You also can warm any leftovers in 350-degree oven. — Recipe adapted from julskitchen. com Pureed asparagus blended with fresh ricotta is a seasonal filling for these savory crepes. GRETCHEN MCKAY/PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 39

BY JAMES PARK THEKITCHN.COM C arrots are a truly versatile vegetable. When served raw, they have an earthy flavor and crunchy exterior. When roasted, they emerge from the oven with beautiful charred spots of caramelization, a sweeter flavor and a soft, tender texture. There are so many different ways to prepare roasted carrots, but here’s a flavor pairing that may be new to you: miso. Its earthy, slightly nutty flavor can be used anywhere from a creamy pasta to thumbprint cookies — and now these miso butter glazed carrots. They’re the simple side dish that will be welcome on any dinner table. Umami-packed miso is used in both the marinade and as a glaze, delivering flavorful roasted carrots. These glazed carrots would pair well with roast chicken, pan-seared salmon or grilled steak. Look for medium-sized, firm carrots for this recipe. You can also use a variety of colorful carrots if you like. White miso paste tends to be more mild in flavor with a slightly nutty and sweet aftertaste. It’s the most ideal miso paste to use here, as its flavor won’t overpower the carrots. Glazed carrots are so special, everyone wants the recipe Miso turns roasted carrots into a magical dish. ALEX LEPE/TNS BY JULIA LEVY | EATINGWELL This easy and healthy zucchini bread recipe is elevated to company-worthy brunch fare with the addition of fresh blueberries to the batter and a simple lemon glaze and toasted almonds on top. A combination of whole-wheat flour and oats in the batter make it more nutritious than standard zucchini bread. Blueberries take zucchini bread to whole new level MISO BUTTER GLAZED CARROTS Makes: 4 to 6 servings 2 pounds carrots 1 medium scallion 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 2 tablespoons white miso paste, divided 2 tablespoons honey, divided 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 3 tablespoons water 1 clove garlic Toasted white sesame seeds, for garnish 1. Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat the oven to 425 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. 2. Peel and trim 2 pounds carrots. If they are more than 1-inch thick, cut them in half lengthwise; otherwise, leave them whole. Cut the carrots crosswise on a slight diagonal into 2-inch-long pieces and place on the baking sheet. Thinly slice 1 medium scallion and reserve for garnish. 3. Place 3 tablespoons of the unsalted butter, 1 tablespoon of the white miso paste, 1 tablespoon of the honey and 1 tablespoon rice vinegar in a small saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, whisking constantly, until the butter is melted and the mixture is combined and slightly sticky, about 2 minutes. 4. Drizzle over the carrots (reserve the saucepan) and toss to coat with your hands. Arrange the carrots into a single layer, cut-side down. 5. Roast for 15 minutes. Flip the carrots and roast until tender and the edges are charred and crispy, about 15 minutes more. 6. Meanwhile, place remaining 1 tablespoon white miso paste, 1 tablespoon honey and 3 tablespoons water in the reserved saucepan (no need to wash). Place over medium-low heat. Finely grate 1 peeled garlic clove directly into the saucepan. Whisk until the mixture is combined and starting to bubble. 7. Turn off the heat. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon unsalted butter and whisk until melted and the glaze is slightly thickened. 8. When the carrots are ready, transfer them to a serving bowl. Drizzle the miso butter glaze over the carrots. Garnish with the reserved scallions and toasted white sesame seeds. Note: You can make the miso glaze up to five days ahead. BLUEBERRY-LEMON ZUCCHINI BREAD Makes: 1 loaf; 12 servings Active time: 20 minutes Total time: 2 hours, 30 minutes ½ cup old-fashioned rolled oats 2 cups white whole-wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ¾ teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 1 cup sugar 6 tablespoons grapeseed oil 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 ½ cups shredded zucchini 2 cups fresh blueberries ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon toasted sliced almonds 1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray. Evenly spread oats on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake until lightly toasted, about 10 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes. 2. Transfer the oats to a large bowl. Add flour, baking powder and salt; whisk to combine. Combine eggs, sugar, oil and lemon zest in a medium bowl; add zucchini and stir until incorporated. Add the zucchini mixture to the flour mixture; fold until just combined. Fold in blueberries. 3. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 65 minutes. Let cool in the pan for 5 minutes. Run a knife along the sides of the loaf to loosen it from the pan; invert onto a wire rack. Let cool completely, about 1 hour. 4. Whisk confectioners’ sugar and lemon juice in small bowl until smooth. Drizzle glaze over the cooled loaf; sprinkle with almonds. Recipe nutrition per serving: 247 calories, total fat: 8 g, saturated fat: 1 g, cholesterol: 31 mg, carbohydrates: 41 g, fiber: 3 g, total sugars: 22 g, added sugars: 19 g, protein: 4 g, sodium: 240 mg, potassium: 138 mg, iron: 3 mg, folate: 13 mcg, calcium: 59 mg, vitamin A: 107 IU, vitamin C: 7 mg Blueberries and lemon add a tart bite to the bread. CAITLIN BENSEL/TNS 40 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

BY CHRISTINE GALLARY THEKITCHN.COM W hen I want a light co*cktail before dinner or a drink to go with brunch, I always opt for the elegant French 75 — not a classic mimosa. With a bright color, this sparkling co*cktail is refreshing and crisp, with subtle notes of herbs from the gin. A French 75 is a great co*cktail for celebrating milestones or special events, but it’s also the ideal excuse to break open a bottle of Champagne any day you feel like popping a cork. The classic co*cktail was created at Harry’s Bar in Paris during World War I, and the 75 in the name is said to refer to the 75-millimeter field guns used in the war. There has been some debate that the French 75 was originally made with cognac rather than gin, but it is now known as a gin-based co*cktail. KEY INGREDIENTS Lemon: You’ll need a whole lemon for its zest and juice. For a slightly more floral French 75, use a Meyer lemon. Gin: Any kind of gin will work here; choose your favorite or go with London dry for a more herbaceous flavor. I like the citrus and juniper notes of Gray Whale gin with the Champagne and lemon in this drink. Simple syrup: Stick to a simple syrup that’s equal parts water and sugar. Sparkling wine: Use a dry sparkling wine, such as brut Champagne, to balance out the sweetness in the simple syrup. Make sure it’s chilled, as it is poured straight into the glass after the base of the co*cktail is shaken and strained. co*cktail will transport you to a fancy restaurant The co*cktail is a mix of gin, lemon juice and simple syrup, topped with Champagne. ALEX LEPE/TNS BY CHRISTOPHER KIMBALL FOR ASSOCIATED PRESS A fter years of debating whether marinades are worth the effort, we’ve decided to mostly skip them, especially when it comes to steak on a weeknight. That’s because the ingredients in marinades do a poor job of penetrating the surface of the meat, and liquids actually inhibit the flavor that comes from searing meat because it has to first boil off. So for steak, our motto is: Season first, sauce later. That’s how we treat the steak in a simple taco filling in our book “COOKish,” which limits recipes to just six ingredients without sacrificing flavor. Rubbing ground cumin into skirt steak helps develop a good crust when it’s seared in a skillet. Then while the steak rests, we turn sauteed onion and poblano chilies into a quick salsa. Dousing the mixture with lime juice after cooking keeps the flavors bright and balanced. Skirt steak is the perfect cut for these tacos because the cumin gets trapped in the folds, and the relatively high fat content adds flavor while insulating the spice from burning. For the tenderest texture, slice the steak thinly and against the grain. And use a nonstick skillet, otherwise the steak’s seasoning may stick to the pan and scorch. Skirt steak is the perfect cut for these tacos because the cumin gets trapped in the folds. MILK STREET FRENCH 75 co*ckTAIL Makes: 1 drink 1 medium lemon 1 ½ ounces gin ¾ ounces simple syrup Ice 2 ounces chilled dry sparkling wine, such as brut Champagne 1. Using a channel knife or vegetable peeler, peel a long strip from 1 medium lemon. Juice the lemon until you have ¾ ounce. 2. Place the lemon juice, 1 ½ ounces gin and ¾ ounce simple syrup in a co*cktail shaker. Fill the shaker halfway with ice, seal and shake until the outside of the shaker is very frosty, about 20 seconds. 3. Pour through a strainer into a Champagne flute. Slowly pour in 2 ounces chilled dry sparkling wine. Hold the lemon peel over the co*cktail and twist the peel to express the oils onto the surface of the drink. Run the outside of the peel over the rim of the flute, then drop the peel into the co*cktail. Note: To make multiple French 75s, I suggest zesting and juicing all the lemons first. You can double everything to make two drinks at a time in the shaker, but I wouldn’t do more than two to make sure the co*cktails get chilled and diluted properly with the ice. SKIRT STEAK AND GREEN CHILI TACOS Makes: 4 servings Total time: 25 minutes 1 pound skirt steak, trimmed 1 tablespoon ground cumin Kosher salt and ground black pepper 2 teaspoons neutral oil 1 large yellow onion, halved and thinly sliced 2 poblano chilies, stemmed, seeded and cut into thin strips ¼ cup lime juice Warmed corn tortillas, to serve 1. Rub the steak with cumin, 2 teaspoons salt and 1 teaspoon pepper, then cut into 5-inch sections. In a nonstick 12-inch skillet, heat the oil until barely smoking. Add the meat and brown on both sides; transfer to a plate. To the skillet, add the onion, chilies and ½ teaspoon salt. Cover and cook, stirring, until slightly softened, then uncover and cook until lightly browned; remove from heat. Thinly slice the steak against the grain and toss with its juices and lime juice, then toss with vegetables. Serve with tortillas. Optional garnishes: Thinly sliced radishes or chopped fresh cilantro or both can be added. Skip the marinade: Season, then sear steak DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 41

BY CHEYANNE MUMPHREY ASSOCIATED PRESS A small blue dog with an Australian accent has captured the hearts of people across the world. She’s the title character of “Bluey,” a kids’ program consisting of seven-minute episodes that have enraptured children and adults. The recent release of its longest episode yet — at a whopping 28 minutes — prompted an outpouring of appreciation for the show, even from those who are neither toddler nor parent. “Bluey” follows an Australian blue heeler who, along with her sister (a red heeler named Bingo), navigates the days between home and school. It’s a favorite among children for its playful humor, but it also appeals to adults reminiscing about childhood. “My childhood experience wasn’t the greatest, so I’ve always resonated with shows where life is good,” says Miriam Neel, who lives in Colorado. “The parents in ‘Bluey’ enable imagination and creativity and really get involved with their kids, and I wish I had those experiences.” Neel is 32 and has chosen not to have any children of her own. She says the show has become part of her morning routine and is often a go-to choice for background noise when she is working from home. “I’m not going to speak for the entire generation, but millennials find comfort in cartoons. It’s what a lot of us grew up watching,” she said. “And if I’m going to spend time watching something, I’d rather watch something that doesn’t make me afraid of the world, like any of the ‘Law & Order’ shows.” “Bluey,” which now boasts more than 150 episodes, premiered in Australia in 2018 and began streaming on Disney+ in 2020. It also has been adapted into a digital series — in which famous fans like Bindi Irwin and Eva Mendes read some of the popular storybooks — and a live theater show that travels around the world. The show has also won multiple awards, including the Australian Film Institute Award for best children’s television drama every year since 2019 and an International Emmy Kids Award. The series provides a child’s perspective into morning routines, errands and chores, while giving viewers a glimpse of what life is like for parents through mother Chilli and father Bandit. The recent supersize episode, “The Sign,” explores the emotions surrounding themes that resonate with children and adults: moving houses, marriage, infertility and relationships after divorce. In addition to these universal themes, the episode wraps up the third season with Easter eggs for dedicated fans. Lindsey Schmidt, 40, says the show’s continuity keeps her family looking forward to more. “There are so many callbacks to previous episodes,” says Schmidt, who lives in Ohio with her husband and three children. “The shows that we watch with our kids regularly don’t reflect our lives like this show does. These anthropomorphic dogs feel just like us.” But there are mixed feelings about the ending of the episode in which the Heeler family scraps their move. Some families who relocate often for work found it unrealistic. Meg Korzon, 31, is in the process of a cross-country relocation with her four children because her husband is in the military. It’s her seventh move in 10 years. “I was hoping it would be an episode that aligned itself with the realities of life, our lives, as a military family,” she says. “I was selfishly disappointed because it could have been an episode about change and growth.” But the show doesn’t shy away from other difficult topics — and that is part of the charm for adults as well. “As a parent you aspire to be as good of parents as Chilli and Bandit are as parents. They always have a great way of talking kids through issues,” Schmidt’s husband, John, 40, says, adding that the couple often refers back to episodes when trying to explain things to their children. The series has touched on topics of aging, death and making friends as an adult. It also has introduced a character who uses sign language and another with ADHD. Jacqueline Nesi, an assistant professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown University, notes that “Bluey” promotes self-regulation and conflict resolution for children and engaged parenting and patience for adults. “We see them working through some of the challenges that we, as parents, might be facing, too. And at the same time, they offer a nice model for different parenting skills — asking open-ended questions to facilitate kids’ creativity, using natural consequences when they misbehave, actively playing with them and letting them take the lead,” she says. The show has also done a lot to expose children to the world of animation, flaunting different styles in the episodes “Escape” and “Dragon,” providing a near-voiceless episode in “Rain,” and breaching the fourth wall in “Puppets,” where the show stops briefly to zoom out on the creation of just a couple seconds of animated frames. It’s also credited with appealing to dogs — and not because the characters are the same species. Research has said that dogs have vision similar to red-green color blindness in humans, meaning their color spectrum is limited to blue, yellow, brown and shades of gray — which happen to be the colors of the Heeler family. There were more pets named Bluey, Bingo, Chilli and Bandit across the United States last year, too, according to Rover. So it’s fairly safe to say “Bluey” has appeal across species, as well as generations. “I used to tell people, what do ‘The Sopranos,’ ‘The Wire’ and ‘Breaking Bad’ have in common? They all have lower IMDb scores than ‘Bluey.’ It used to anyway. I watched all these great shows, but I think ‘Bluey’ is still a favorite, maybe because I have kids. But I put it right up there with all of them,” John Schmidt says, admitting that he and his wife have watched the episodes without their children. ‘Bluey’ has appeal across species, generations Series shows conflict resolution for kids, patience for adults Colored pencils sit around a drawing of “Bluey” the Australian kids’ television program character on a sketch pad Friday, April 19, in Phoenix, Ariz. CHEYANNE MUMPHREY “Bluey” provides a child’s perspective into morning routines, errands and chores, while giving viewers a glimpse of what life is like for parents. DISNEY+ 42 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com

BY JAKE COYLE ASSOCIATED PRESS H ow sexy can a qualifying tennis tournament in New Rochelle, New York, be? When the on-court drama involves Zendaya, Josh O’Connor and Mike Faist, the answer turns out to be quite a bit more than your average USTA singles match in Luca Guadagnino’s “Challengers.” The film, directed by Guadagnino from a script by playwright Justin Kuritzkes, may have the appearance of a sports movie. Much of the action happens in between baselines. There are break points and short shorts. But in Guadagnino’s film, what’s being volleyed isn’t just a fuzzy little yellow ball. “The ball is the ephemeral, invisible force of desire,” says Guadagnino, the director of “Call Me By Your Name” and “Bones and All.” “I wanted to show desire going back and forth.” The result, by a score of about six-love, is the love triangle of the year. “Challengers,” the Amazon MGM Studios release now in theaters, takes the melodrama of the threesome and gives it a breathless, bi-curious spin. That’s especially due to the multilateral chemistry between Zendaya, O’Connor and Faist — all actors in their late 20s or early 30s, all very capable of smoldering when called upon. It’s a big-screen statement especially for Zendaya, who’s also a producer on the film. She plays Tashi, the wife and coach of tennis superstar Art (Faist). Tashi was only relegated to the sidelines because of a career-ending knee injury — though it did little to sap her ambition. When Art, whose passion for tennis is fading, is matched in New Rochelle against an old friend, Patrick (O’Connor), their complicated past is, deliciously, resurrected. Zendaya gravitated to the project not because it seemed a natural fit for her, but because it wasn’t. “Because it sounded like a challenge. Because it is so different from me,” Zendaya said in a recent interview alongside her co-stars. “Sometimes when you’re a little afraid to tackle something like that you, you’re like, ‘Oo, maybe I should do it.’ I don’t want to walk into something and be like, ‘I got this. This is going to be easy.’ ” “Challengers” was originally set to open last fall’s Venice film festival before it was postponed due to the actors strike. But the delay has only given more time for the buzz around the film to grow. That has a lot to do with the attention on everything Zendaya does, but it also has to do with how the film puts three exciting young actors in the center of the frame, and doesn’t let go. “What’s special is that the three of us got to lead the movie. That is cool,” says O’Connor. “An opportunity to do something like that is so rare.” “Sometimes I’ve been a part of big ensembles,” adds Zendaya, who co-starred in the recent “Dune: Part Two.” “But it’s just the three of us. We are the cast. While we obviously have other amazing actors that contribute, this is the core thing here. Tennis training and the rehearsal period, it was just us. So thank god that we like each other.” Guadagnino compares the weeks he and the three stars spent together preparing in Boston to “kids on the beach creating castles of sand.” Though Faist has some ability, the rest were hopeless at tennis. Guadagnino hadn’t picked up a racket in his life before stepping onto the set in “Challengers.” Famed tennis coach Brad Gilbert was brought in to help. But “Challengers” isn’t really about tennis, that’s just the arena where attraction and emotion in the film ultimately spills out. When it’s pointed out to Guadagnino that the tennis scenes are essentially his movie’s sex scenes, he responds, “Thank you.” Faist, O’Connor and Zendaya all connected in different ways not just to how desire ebbs and flows but to how the characters are each juggling their fluctuating passions with their careers. “It is this constant navigation in what we do. Once a project is over, then you’re kind of in limbo. You’re always trying to find that thing that sparks something inside of you,” Faist says. “It was something I really resonated with, that idea of falling in and out of love with your craft.” For Zendaya, the idea of having your craft ripped away, as it for Tashi, fueled arguably her finest film performance yet. “Challengers” is also the first time she’s leading a theatrical release. “I’m grateful that I picked a career that I can keep doing for as long as I want to. I can be 80 years old and still be making movies if I get lucky enough to be able to or if that’s something I still want to be do then,” Zendaya says. “I can’t imagine that idea of that life or thing that makes you happy or gives you power being ripped away from you. I deeply empathize with that.” Producer Amy Pascal first brought “Challengers” to Zendaya, a fittingly full-circle moment considering that Pascal cast Zendaya in her big-screen breakthrough, 2017’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming.” “Challengers,” though, signals a shift into more mature screen roles for the 27-year-old who from a young age as a Disney Channel star had the responsibility of fame and providing for her family on her shoulders. “Something I deal with personally is the idea of what I should want, or what people want for me,” Zendaya says. “I empathize with that in Tashi but also in Art because he’s playing for two people. He’s not just selfishly playing for his own joy anymore, he’s playing for someone else. Sometimes our work can feel like that, too. We’re playing for the benefit of other people, what people want for us, rather than what really would just make you happy.” For Zendaya, Faist and O’Connor, “Challengers” allowed them to, when not busy steaming up the screen, wrestle with their own ambitions. O’Connor, who portrayed Prince Charles on “The Crown,” shot “La Chimera” — playing a character he more closely identified with — in between a very different role in “Challengers.” “He is front-footed, he’s overly confident — all these qualities that I’ve always admired and always wanted that I’ve never quite been able to have. Just to play it and be in his shoes for a few months was bliss,” says O’Connor. “That’s what I’ll hold on to with Patrick. I really like Patrick. I know he’s problematic, but I really like him. I find him hilarious and charming, and he knows himself. And those are all qualities that I don’t necessarily have but I admire in him.” The connections and challenges each star brought to “Challengers” added up to a remarkably intimate drama and a potentially career-shifting experience. Even Guadagnino, who generally prefers editing to shooting, found his time on hard court with Zendaya, O’Connor and Faist to be enthralling. “It was joyous and it was a nice and it was energetic,” says Guadagnino. “It was a good company.” ‘Challengers’ scores love triangle of the year Film puts exciting actors in the center of a steamy frame Actors Mike Faist, from left, Zendaya and Josh O’Connor, seen April 19 in California, star in director Luca Guadagnino’s romantic tennis film “Challengers.” REBECCA CABAGE/INVISION DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 43

BY DREW HAWKINS KFF HEALTH NEWS H unter’s Field Playground in New Orleans looks almost untouched. It’s been open more than nine years, but the brightly painted red-and-yellow slides and monkey bars are still shiny, and the padded rubber tiles feel springy underfoot. For people who live nearby, it’s no mystery why the equipment is in relatively pristine shape: Children don’t come here to play. “Because kids are smart,” explained Amy Stelly, an artist and urban designer who lives about a block away. “It’s the adults who aren’t. It’s the adults who built the playground under the interstate.” Hunter’s Field is wedged directly beneath the elevated roadbeds of the Claiborne Expressway section of Interstate 10 in the city’s 7th Ward. There are no sounds of laughter or kids playing. The constant cuh-clunk, cuh-clunk of the traffic passing overhead makes it difficult to hold a conversation with someone standing next to you. An average of 115,000 vehicles a day use the overpass, according to a 2012 study. “I have never seen a child play here,” Stelly said. Stelly keeps an eye on this area as part of her advocacy work with the Claiborne Avenue Alliance, a group of residents and business owners dedicated to revitalizing the mostly Black community on either side of the expressway. For as long as she can remember, Stelly has been fighting to dismantle that section of the highway. She’s lived in the neighborhood her entire life and said the noise is unbearable. “You can sustain hearing damage,” she said. Now, she’s helping collect new noise and air pollution data to show it needs to be taken down. The Claiborne Expressway was built in the 1960s, when the construction of interstates and highways was a symbol of progress in the United States. But that supposed progress often came at a great cost for marginalized communities — especially predominantly Black neighborhoods. When it was built, the Claiborne Corridor, as it’s still sometimes known, tore through the heart of Tremé, one of the nation’s oldest Black neighborhoods. For more than a century before the construction of the expressway, bustling Claiborne Avenue constituted the backbone of economic and cultural life for Black New Orleans. Back then, the oak-lined avenue was home to more than 120 businesses. Today, only a few dozen remain. What happened to Claiborne Avenue isn’t unique. Federal planners often routed highways directly through low-income minority neighborhoods, dividing communities and polluting the air. In Montgomery, Alabama, an interstate cut through the city’s only middle-class Black neighborhood and was “designed to displace and punish the organizers of the civil rights movement,” said Rebecca Retzlaff, a community planning professor at Auburn University. In Nashville, Tennessee, planners intentionally looped a highway around a white community, and sent it plowing through a prominent Black neighborhood, knocking down hundreds of homes and businesses. The federal government has started working on ways to confront the damage highway construction continues to do to low-income and minority communities. An initiative established in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act called the Reconnecting Communities Pilot seeks to do just that: reconnect neighborhoods and communities that were divided by infrastructure. But there’s wide disagreement on the best way to do that, and some strategies are likely to do little to limit the health effects of living near these highways. Stelly and her organization are turning to a new strategy: helping with a new study funded by the Environmental Protection Agency on the expressway’s health impacts. They hope the data will support them in their efforts to remove the highway from their neighborhood. In addition to noise impacts, the EPA-funded study is looking at the health impacts of pollution under the Claiborne Expressway — especially harmful pollutants like particulate matter 2.5, or PM 2.5. These microscopic particles, measuring 2.5 microns or less in diameter, are released from the tailpipes of passing vehicles, said Adrienne Katner, an associate professor at the Louisiana State University School of Public Health, who is the principal investigator on the EPA study. They’re so small that, when inhaled, they lodge deep in the lungs. From there, they can migrate to the circulatory system, and then spread and potentially affect every system in the body. “So the heart, the brain,” Katner said. “If a woman is pregnant, it can cross the placental barrier. So it has a lot of impacts.” Katner and her team of researchers are beginning the study by taking preliminary readings with monitors along the expressway. Completing the research and publishing the data will likely take two to three years. One of Katner’s monitoring sites is Hunter’s Field Playground. Researcher Jacquelynn Mornay said the noise levels registered there could cause permanent hearing damage after an hour or so of exposure. Residents and workers occupying the homes and businesses lining the area under the expressway are exposed daily to these levels of noise and pollution. When complete, the EPA study will join a decadeslong body of research about how traffic pollution affects the human body. “We’re not inventing the science here,” Katner said. “All I’m doing is showing them what we already know and then documenting it, giving them the data to then inform and influence policy. That’s all I can do.” Eventually, the study’s findings could help other communities divided by infrastructure across the country, Katner said. Stelly said she’s always known the air she and her neighbors breathe isn’t safe, but she’s hopeful that having concrete data to support her efforts will do more to persuade policymakers to address the problem. That could mean taking down dangerous on- and off-ramps — or scrapping what she considers to be a wasteful plan by the state of Louisiana to put a market and event space under the overpass. Stelly sees only one true solution to the problems posed by the Claiborne Expressway, only one way to really right the wrongs done to her community. “Removal is the only cure,” Stelly said. “I’m insisting on it because I’m a resident of the neighborhood, and I live with this every day.” And, she said, “the science tells us there’s no other way.” City confronts racism of highway’s placement Amy Stelly, seen under the Claiborne Expressway in New Orleans, is helping with an EPA study of the noise and air pollution from the highway, and supports moving the stretch of road away from the Black community. DREW HAWKINS/KFF HEALTH NEWS 2023 Interstate air, noise pollution threatens Black community’s health in New Orleans Graduate student researcher Jacquelynn Mornay, with the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health, shows a noise reading taken beneath the Claiborne Expressway on July 18, 2023, in New Orleans. 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BY BARRY SPYKER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE T he owner of a Florida eatery once responded to a complaint about his jumbo wings with a clever advertisem*nt: “Customers are complaining our wings are too big!” Truth be told, some prefer medium-size wings, but he saw it as a compliment and sales pitch. To that point, Lexus interior designers may enjoy a buyer’s comment that his midsize 2024 TX 350 may actually be too roomy — “almost too many cupholders and too much space,” he said. Maximizing cabin space and comfort was a prime focus on the three-row TX 350, an all-new midsize-luxury SUV that replaces the RX 350-L. The third row accommodates even 6-footers comfortably, something the RX couldn’t do. Cargo space is a mammoth 97 cubic feet, just a few cubes shy of Toyota’s Sienna minivan. Even with all seats in use, there’s room for all seven passengers to bring a carry-on suitcase. The TX 350 is built on the same platform as the also-new Toyota Grand Highlander. Three models are available in the TX line, with the powertrains marking the key distinctions. An eight-speed automatic transmission (with paddle shifters) delivers power to either the front wheels or all four with the optional all-wheel-drive system ($1,600). The AWD is front-biased but can send as much as 50% of the power to the rear wheels as needed. The 350 is not fast or sporty. Power is decent under normal conditions, but it’s not a powerhouse when the going gets tough, like climbing hills with a crowded cabin. Still, all three powertrains can tow up to 5,000 pounds. Three drive modes adjust performance to the needs: Normal is good for everyday commutes and shopping runs, Sport adds more throttle, and Eco helps squeeze out some extra miles on a trip. Perhaps most important for a family hauler is that it’s comfortable, stable and ultraquiet on the highway — one of the quietest in the segment. The 350 cabin has a refined look with simulated-leather seats up front that are heated and mildly bolstered. Seats are plush and comfortable front and rear. It comes with 12-speaker audio, ambient lighting and wireless phone charger. More upscale features like 21-speaker audio, semi-aniline leather and 10-way power seats can be found in the higher-end trims, Luxury and Premium. But the spotlight is on the space, including head, leg and shoulder room throughout. The second row can be heated, slides, reclines and has its own air vents. Manual shades block the setting or rising sun. Captain’s chairs come with the higher trims, but they reduce passenger count to six. The third row can seat bigger folks comfortably and for longer periods. The seats also fold easily into the floor with the push of a button. Cargo space behind the third row is 20.2 cubic feet, and 57.4 cubes with the second row down too. Here’s a neat family feature: The rear center console is removable. So are cupholders up front. Lexus’ latest infotainment is displayed on a 14-inch touchscreen that is responsive but can be cumbersome climbing through the setting menus. It includes access to wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth and navigation. The Technology Package ($1,050) features a reconfigurable 12.3-inch gauge cluster, panoramic rear-view mirror, head-up display and advanced parking assist. The TX 350 isn’t the only option among three-row Lexus SUVs, with the more-rugged LX and GX in play. But the TX is more affordable, driver-friendly and roomier. Lexus got it right with the bigger cabin. AUTO REVIEW Lexus goes big on space for SUV LEXUS TX 350 AWD Price: $56,900; luxury package is $60,350 Powertrain: 2.4-liter turbocharged inline- four, mated to 8-speed automatic Horsepower/Torque: 2 7 5/3 17 pound-feet Performance: Zero to 60 mph in 7.5 seconds Towing Capacity: 5,000 lbs. Est. Fuel Economy (city/highway/combined): 20/26/23 The 2024 Lexus TX 350 offers three drive modes. LEXUS DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 45

The emotional Moon disagrees with Mars, providing us with ruthless ambition when it comes to pursuing our goals — even as frustration strikes. The Moon also trines beautiful Venus, showing us how to understand the intensities of others. In particular, our ambitions are furthered by the Moon moving into focused Capricorn. We are capable of coordinating our ambitions in a healthy manner. Find the self-discipline to be a good person — even in stressful moments. ARIES MARCH 21-APRIL 19 Ambition can take you where you want to go, but you decide how you get there. This ambition may feel too powerful to control, but in reality, your desire for something shouldn’t overwhelm your sense of kindness. You can be a boss who gets things done and a supportive friend or family member. TAURUS APRIL 20-MAY 20 Urgency could be putting you on high alert. You might have realized that the deadline for a project is much closer than you were anticipating. Yes, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed in the moment, but don’t forget that you can absolutely perform excellently under pressure. GEMINI MAY 21-JUNE 20 You might be tempted to push for a win in a way that sets someone else back. This could be a work opportunity that you and a coworker are both competing for. In the end, it doesn’t matter if you’re a winner or a loser, as long as you do it with humility and grace. CANCER JUNE 21-JULY 22 Letting go of grudges can elevate your sense of self. You may have let spite or the desire to prove others wrong motivate you. Additionally, you’re likely to run out of this inspiration once you prove them wrong, and then what will drive you? Seek motivation from within yourself. LEO JULY 23-AUG. 22 Let creativity be your guide. You might be tempted to try to emulate others. Getting inspiration from someone else can work out well, but the current energy creates a greater risk that you’ll be seen as a copycat. While many folks have similar muses, do your best to be original. VIRGO AUG. 23-SEPT. 22 You might feel stuck between someone else’s way or the highway. Someone in your life could be acting in a controlling way. Attempting to be gentle and kind may not have the same effect on this person as it would on others, so you may have to speak firmly when setting boundaries with them. Otherwise, you risk losing your integrity. LIBRA SEPT. 23-OCT. 22 What you say could come back to bite you. You could be tempted to speak bluntly or harshly. You’re allowed to have opinions about certain subjects. Still, try to stop and think before you speak. Understand the difference between what needs to be said and what can be left unspoken. SCORPIO OCT. 23-NOV. 21 You can’t vibe with everyone. Perhaps you’ve been on the outs with someone for a while. You don’t have to like them, but you’ll potentially want to have a little more patience with them. You might end up genuinely wanting to spend time with them, even if you didn’t get along right off the bat. SAGITTARIUS NOV. 22-DEC. 21 Be wary of becoming self-obsessed or overly fascinated with your interests. It can be easier than normal to get tunnel vision and only see things from your perspective. What you want or what you care about deeply is important but not so vital that you bulldoze over the other people in your life. CAPRICORN DEC. 22-JAN. 19 You may be frustrated that your messages aren’t getting across. This lack of communication could be driving you up the wall. Just keep reminding yourself that everything happens in due time, and it might not be the time for them to hear your message. Let everything unfold naturally. AQUARIUS JAN. 20-FEB. 18 You can figure out what you believe without becoming dogmatic. You might have believed something so strongly that it led you to try and force your beliefs on others. Make an effort to practice living and letting live, instead of insisting that you know the right way. PISCES FEB. 19-MARCH 20 Your goals may have put you at risk of losing yourself. While you can never really lose yourself, you might repress bits of your soul. It’s admirable that you’re willing to work so hard, but remember — you still need to carve out some time to relax. Take a moment to sit down and breathe, and maybe even have fun! 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DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Sunday, April 28, 2024 49 Medidata Solutions, Inc. seeks Lab Analytics Associate in New York, NY. Perform and share analyses. Telecommuting permitted 2 days/week. 10% Domestic and International travel required. $147,849- $157,849 per year. Apply at https://www.jobpostingtoday.com/ Ref # 31576 Carpenter: HS + 2y exp. is needed for Architectural Atlantic Stairs NY, INC (Maspeth, NY) salary: $92,373 to construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood and comparable materials. Read blueprints. Apply: [emailprotected] Arco General Contractors Inc., Tile and Stone Setter position, work to be performed in and travel required to Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Staten Island and New Jersey. Installation of tiles and stones to floors, walls, countertops, ceilings, driveways, and backyards. Must cut and fit tiles and stones efficiently through obstacles and openings. Continuous use of hand and machine cutting tools, such as the tile saw, stone saw, tile snap cutter, mortar mixer, gas saw, angle grinder, trowels, floats and tile spacer. Basic carpentry skills and mathematical skills, knowledge of tile designs and installation techniques. Finding the correct angles for cutting the tiles and stones for different fittings. Ability to work crouching or kneeling for long hours. 45 hrs/wk, M-F, 8AM to 5 PM with one hour lunch break. 30 months’ experience required. $82,000 per year. Send resume to [emailprotected]. Architectural Designer sought by Studio AI Architects PLLC (NY, NY) Resp for prep'n of dsgn drawing, rendering, construction drawings, project scheds & pricing scheds, site meeting & client meetings, materials & samples for presentation & meetings. Site visits during construction to check on progress. Creating comply w/ local bldg code & regs. Collaborating w/ clients, contractors, engineers, & other stakeholders to ensure the successful planning & execution of construction projects. Bachelor's deg in architecture or rltd field is reqd. Salary is $59,197. Mail resume to 124 W 30th St, Ste 205, NY, NY 10001. Architectural Designer (New York NY) Collaborate w/ archts. & clients to dvlp dsgn concepts, ensuring they meet the project reqs., budget, & timeline. Generate innovative & functional architectural dsgns, incorp. clients' needs, aesthetic prefs., & site conditions. Prep. detailed architectural drawings, incl. floor plans, elevations, sections, & constr. details, using comp.-aided dsgn (CAD) s/w. Create digital 3D models & visualizations of architectural dsgns to help clients visualize the final product. Research & select appropriate building materials, finishes, & fixtures that align w/ the dsgn intent & meet ind. standards. Ensure dsgns comply w/ local building codes, zoning regs., accessibility reqs., & other relevant guidelines. Collab. w/ engrs., contractors, & other dsgn profs. to coord. & integrate struc., mech., elect., & plumbing sys. into the architectural dsgn. $69,430.00/yr. Master's deg. in Archt. Skills: AutoCAD, Photoshop, Microsoft Office. Please send resume to Sunshine GC Construction LLC, Attn: Lei Jiang, Address: 347 5th Ave, Ste 1403, NY, NY 10016. AMP DESIGN SOLUTIONS INC in Syosset, NY is looking for a (Junior) Material Engineer with Bachelor’s degree in material science related fields. Salary: $68,900.00.Resume: [emailprotected] Help Wanted General Employment CLASSIFIED Call (212) 210-2111 placeanad.nydailynews.com NEPALI TANDOORI COOK: Sunnyside, New York. Prepare and cook Nepali Tandoori Chicken, Tandoori Curry, Chicken Tikka, Murg Malai Kebab, Tandoori Tiger Prawn, Paneer Tikka, and Lamb Chops. Plan Tandoori menus. Operate kitchen equipment. Assist kitchen staff. Reqd. Exp.: Nepali Tandoori Cook, 2 Years. Reqd. US degree/ diploma: none. Salary: minimum $ 44,720. per year. Send resume in duplicate: Padam Bahadur Gurung, President, Namaste Nepal Restaurant and Bar Inc. D/B/A Bajeko Sekuwa, 43-16 Queens Blvd, Sunnyside, NY 11104. Cook- Turkish Style (NY) Prepare & cook Turkish style kebabs and specialties, monitor stock & order supplies. 2 yr exp. 40 hr/wk. Mail resume to Melike Turkish Cuisine, 121 Main St., Ossining, NY 10562. Cook Specialty is needed w/ 2 yrs exp as a Specialty Cook or Chef performing following job duties: Plan menus & cook Indian & Bangladeshi specialty dishes - Kacchi Biryani, Murog Polao, Beef Teheri, Bhuna Khichuri, Goat Rezala, Goat Karahi, Kala Bhuna, Chicken Roast, Chicken Jalfrezi, Chicken Karahi, Aloo/Begun Bhorta, Fish Dopiaju, Fish w/ Sabzi, Whole Porgy Curry & Borhani. Season & cook food accord to prescribed method. Estimate food consumption, requisitions & purchase supplies. Portion & garnish food. Hrs: 3pm - 11pm, Wed - Sun. Days Off: Mon/Tue. Salary: $44,720.00/year. Mail Resumes to: Matu Food Inc., d/b/a Sagar Restaurant, 168-25B Hillside Ave, Jamaica, NY 11432. Job Location: Jamaica, NY. COOK (AFRICAN SPECIALTY): Cook at least 2 of following African delicacies: Bitter leaf soup; Akamu; Egusi soup; Waakye; Banga Soup; Moi Moi, etc. Reqs high school/GED, 2 yrs exp as cook at African Rest/ home, & food control measures. Exp in using vars kitchen utensils & temp-controlled ovens, broilers, grills, etc. Will patiently serve & attend to the needs of residents w/ developmental conditions & arrange different cooking classes for events. Assist in cleaning & washing & must follow safety rules as per OSHA. Pay: From $44720 - $48000. Res to Frances Ngadi, Heritage Human Services, 1504 Ralph Ave Brooklyn, NY 11236 Compliance Officer (Brooklyn, NY) Resp to evaluate pharma literature to provide info regarding use of non-prescription drugs; work on customer concerns & problems & provide assistance in prep of various reports that will be used by our Pharmacist, who is resp for filing of mandatory reporting reqs; rev the compounding of the prescriptions looking for discrepancies, if any in what is being dispensed & the prescription provided by the Physician; Actively involved in aspects of quality assessment, research & related issues of pharma care; ensure that the company adheres to legal standards & in-house policies; assure overall regulatory compliance promoting continuous improvement in our internal audit process & risk assessment affecting our business by coordinating all bits & pieces of our pharmacy research. Must have Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences / Public Admin / Related + 6 Months Exp as Compliance Officer / Regulatory Specialist / Health Services Manager/ Related. M-F/40hr PW/ Salary $75,629.00 PY. Respond to President, Livingword Pharmacy LLC, 957 Utica Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203. Chef, Japanese Cuisine: Develop menus, prep, season & cook Japanese dishes, quality control for a restaurant. Min 2 yrs cooking exp in Japanese cuisine required. $75587-$77000 yr salary. Mail resume to Yakitori As It Is Inc: 118 Madison Ave, NY, NY 10016 Chef Direct, prepare, cook foods. Reqd over 2 yrs exp. $36.34/hr. F/T. Send res: Oriental Arrows LLC. working at: 266 Malcolm X Blvd. Brooklyn, NY 11233 Help Wanted General EW Logistics Service Inc. in Hauppauge NY needs a truck driver with 2 years experience of driving commercial vehicles. Salary $69,800.00. Resume: [emailprotected] Diesel Engine Technician (Bronx, NY) - diagnose & repair specific engine problems for mostly German imports (Mercedes-Benz, BMWs); inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, & other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition. Knowledgeable in obtaining the proper parts needed for repairs & maintenance; attach test instruments to equipment, and read dials and gauges to diagnose malfunctions, leading to assessment of damage & determine how to make the repairs. HS diploma and 3 yrs exp as diesel engine technician. $76,149 - $79,000. Resume to Parkview Service Center, Inc. ATTN: H Khan, 6161 Broadway, Bronx NY 10471 or email [emailprotected]. Denver Technologies (dba Warp) seeks director of product in NY, NY. Bachelor in CS or related + 3 yrs experience; 1 yr as project mgr/team lead; proficiency with SQL, Rust, Golang and DevOps reqd. Remote optional. $235K/yr salary. Send resume to [emailprotected]. Data Scientist, L/S Equity; Point72 Asset Management, L.P. (New York, NY). May wrk 1 day per wk at home. Analyze financial & economic data w/g data visualization skills. Design, build & maintain data tools/products to analyze KPIs re energy sector. Must have at least master’s or equiv in Data Sci., Analytics, Ops Research or related & at least 4 yrs as Quant. Researcher, Data Scientist, or a related at buy-side financial inst. Must also possess; at least 4 yrs w/:: Python, SQL, Databricks & Apache Airflow to interpret data & build data apps; w/ Cloud computing incl. AWS; w/ developing data platforms incl. ETL, monitoring & outlier detection; w/ sourcing, researching, & analyzing alt. data in equity investment; performing fundamental research, incl. using Bloomberg; forecasting & analyzing econ& market trends; w/ data visualization using Tableau, Power BI & Dash; using adv. stats, time series & pred. modeling; & demonstrable knowledge of commodities & the oil & gas sector. Salary range =$163,238 to $185,000yr. Resume to [emailprotected] & reference Job Code F042024Y. Data Scientist Graphen, Inc. in New York, NY seeks a Data Scientist ($80850 - $85000/yr) analyze and process large sets of data; apply data mining, modeling, etc. to extract and analyze information; prototype, refine, deploy and monitor predictive models; develop multi-lingual AI chatbots; use analytical, statistical and programmable skills to building machine learning models to develop solutions; and conduct extraction, cleansing, exploration, etc. for different applications. Must a Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics, statistics, or a related analytical field, such as applied analytics. Mail resume to Graphen, Inc., 500 5th Ave., Suite 2420, New York, NY 10110. Business Analyst is needed by Key Management Group, Inc. in Jericho, NY to act as SME for providing the requirement for in-house products development for Agents/MGA’s. Work on Agile Methodology like SCRUM & SPRINT. Travel and relocation possible to unanticipated client locations throughout the U.S. May telecommute and work remotely from any location in the U.S. Rate of pay is $115,000/ yr. To apply, send resume to Toni Seymour, V. P. Human Resources, Key Management Group, Inc., 420 Jericho Turnpike, Jericho, NY 11753. [emailprotected]. Help Wanted General Ipsos MMA seeks Consultants in New York, NY to use analytic software like SAS, R, Tableau to identify solutions for model development and client inquiries. Telecommuting permitted. $105,450-125,450/year. Apply @ jobpostingtoday.com #48195 Human Resource Specialist is wanted in Manhattan, New York. Job duties include: 1. Interpret and explain human resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, or regulations; 2. Hire employees and process hiring-related paperwork; 3. Prepare or maintain employment records related to events, such as hiring, termination, leaves, transfers, or promotions, using human resources management system software; 4. Review employment applications and job orders to match applicants with job requirements; 5. Inform job applicants of details such as duties and responsibilities, compensation, benefits, schedules, working conditions, or promotion opportunities. 6. Maintain and update human resources documents, such as organizational charts, employee handbooks or directories, or performance evaluation forms. Salary: $71,448/ Yr. Master's Degree in Human Resource or related fields is required. Please send Cover letter, resume, transcripts, to Attn: JOB 2024; Teso Life St. Marks Inc.; 19-23 Saint Marks Place, New York, NY 10003. Horizon Media LLC seeks Analytics Manager in New York, NY to develop clear and concise dashboarding to deliver information. $125,000 - $145,000 per year. Apply at www.jobpostingtoday.com (Ref #57381) Head Cook HS + 2y exp is needed for Shawarma and More INC (Yonkers, NY) salary: $75,587 to manage and participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. Apply: shawarmandmore.inc@gmail. com Hardware Technician is wanted in Flushing Queens NY. Job duties include: 1. Identifying and resolving hardware and software problems in electronic equipment, including computers, laptops, cell phones and tablets. 2. Maintaining meticulous records of all repairs and accurately documenting customer interactions and transactions. 3. Overseeing the inventory of replacement parts and proactively replenishing stock when necessary. 4. Proficiently setting up and repairing computer hardware, along with configuring associated devices like printers and scanners. 5. Proficiency in troubleshooting network issues and addressing hardware or software problems for individual users. 6. Conducting comprehensive testing and evaluation of the organization's computer network for optimal performance and functionality. Salary: $97,802/ Yr. Need a minimum of 2 years related working experience as Hardware Technician; Must have skills to identify and resolve hardware and software problems in electronic equipment including computers, laptops, cell phones and tablets. Please send Cover letter, resume to Attn: JOB 2024; Fonecraz NY Inc; 136-20 Roosevelt Ave, Flushing, NY 11354. Front Row seeks Vice President of Growth Management in New York, NY to be responsible for all Business units’ business development pipelines. Position allows telecommuting. Salary Range: $174,000- $210,000. Send Resume to: olivia.lawrence@frontrowgroup. com, w/Job Code: VPG-NY. Help Wanted General Mechanic and Repairment for Industrial Bakery Equipment (Port Chester, NY), mechanic/ repairman to maintain & repair all industrial bakery eqpmt. Must inspect machines to determine if functioning properly. Examine machines & eqpmt to locate causes of trouble. Dismantle machines, using wrenches, pliers & other tools. Replace defective parts, adjust timing gears, set dies accord to specs, & repair & replace belts, conveyor sections & feeding devices, using tools, portable electric drills & grinders, & gas & electric welding eqpmt. Assemble machines. Start machines & observe gauges & other instruments to ensure adherence to processing stds. Clean & lubricate eqpmt, using rags, brushes, & grease gun. May operate machine tools to make or repair parts. No travel reqd. Pay $27.41/hr. Send resume: Neri's Bakery Products, Inc., Attn: Daniel Nunez, 31-37 Pearl St, Port Chester, NY 10573. Mason Helper: F/T @ Greto Contracting, Inc. (White Plains, NY). Build scaffolds; mix mortar, plaster & apply sealants. Sal: $37,856/ yr. Req'd: 3 mos exp + travel to work sites. CV to Adam at [emailprotected] Manicurist/Pedicurist (Full Time) Divine Nails and Spa, Glendale, NY. Salary: $35672/ year. Clean, shape, and file nails; apply nail polish acrylics or gels; remove old polish or artificial nails; massage and moisturize hands and feet; provide advice on nail care and maintenance; sterilize equipment and tools; maintain a clean and organized work area. Mail resumes to 6737 Myrtle Ave, Glendale, NY 11385. Judo Instructor (NYC, NY) - Instruct members individually or in groups using various Judo teaching methods and demonstrations; adapt teaching methods and instructions to meet member's varying needs; Observe students to determine qualifications, limitations, abilities, interests, and other individual characteristics; demonstrate techniques to members for those that have future competition events; will evaluate member's strengths and weaknesses to improve the member's techniques and development in the art of Judo; provide training direction, encouragement, motivation and nutritional advice to our members. Meet with other instructors to discuss individual students and their progress. Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development. 4 yrs. exp as Judo Instructor. Requirements: holder of Black Belt; Certification as Judo Instructor in Coaching Principles, Psychology of Sport, Culture and History of Judo, Training Methodology. $83,346-$85,000. Resume to Five Points Academy, Attn: K. McGrath, 148 Lafayette Street, NYC, NY 10013 or email [emailprotected]. Digital Marketing Manager is needed by Advent Software, Inc. in New York, NY to produce and optimize organic and paid ad campaigns to drive high-quality leads and pipeline. Partial telecommuting and work from home option available with periodic and occasional travel to Advent facility located in New York, NY as required to participate in-person for team meetings. Rate of pay is $100,000 - $117,000/yr. Apply at www.ssctech.com/careers, select open position in the U.S. and sort by Job Title and apply, or mail resume and cover letter to: Tiffany Ratliff, Talent Acquisition Specialist, SS&C Technologies, Inc., 80 Lamberton Rd, Windsor, CT 06095 and reference job number R22666 in cover letter. Help Wanted General Nepali Cuisine Cook. Jackson Heights, New York. Prepare and cook Nepali Roti, Puri, Thali, Momo, Choila, Samaybaji, Chowmein, Sukuti, Noodles, Bhatmas Sadeko, Bhutan and Aalu Dum. Plan menu. Clean kitchen areas. Help other cooks in the kitchen. Reqd exp: Nepali Cuisine Cook: 2 yr reqd. US Degree/Diploma: None. Salary: minimum $44720.00, (Forty Four Thousand Seven Hundred Twenty US Dollars). Send resume in duplicate: Gyan K Thapa, President, Gorkhali Restaurant LLC, D/B/A Gorkhali Restaurant, 77-04 Roosevelt Ave., Jackson Heights, NY 11372. NEPALI CUISINE COOK: Sunnyside, New York. Prepare and cook Nepali veg. and nonveg. Momo, Sekuwa, Bhutan, soup, bread, curries, tandoori, biryani, salad, and Khaja set. Plan menus. Clean kitchen and equipment. Reqd. Exp.: Nepali cuisine cook, 2 yrs. Reqd. US degree/diploma: none. Salary: minimum $ 44,720. per year. Send resume in duplicate: Padam Bahadur Gurung, President, Namaste Nepal Restaurant and Bar inc. D/B/A Bajeko Sekuwa, 43-16 Queens Blvd, Sunnyside, NY 11104. Momo Cook. Jackson Heights, New York. Prepare, and cook Nepali Momo, including Veg Momo, Pork Momo, Chicken Momo, Fried Momo, Chili Momo, and Jhol Momo. Make Momo wrapper, and Achar. Plan Momo recipe. Clean and maintain kitchen area. Assist kitchen staff. Reqd exp: Momo Cook: 2 Yr. reqd. US Degree/Diploma: None. Salary: minimum $44720.00, (Forty Four Thousand Seven Hundred Twenty US Dollars). Send resume in duplicate: Gyan K Thapa, President, Gorkhali Restaurant LLC, D/B/A Gorkhali Restaurant, 77-04 Roosevelt Ave., Jackson Heights, NY 11372. Mechanical Engineer is wanted in Brooklyn, New York. Job duties include: 1. Use diagnostic tools and equipment to identify issues with the seaplane's engine, transmission, brakes, electrical systems, and other components. 2. Perform routine maintenance tasks of seaplanes such as oil changes, propeller rotations, and brake inspections. Repair or replace worn-out or damaged parts, including engines, transmissions, brakes, and suspension systems. 3. Diagnose and repair electrical issues such as faulty wiring, lighting problems, and malfunctioning sensors for seaplanes. Salary: $70,096/Yr. A minimum of Associate Degree in Aircraft electromechanical equipment maintenance is required with 12 months working experience. Please send Cover letter, resume, to Attn: JOB 2024; Prestige Auto Service Center Inc; 1153 60th Street, Brooklyn, NY 12219. Data Scientist; Point72, L.P. (New York, NY). Hybrid; up to 1 day/wk at home. Perform data collection, modeling, analysis and performance monitoring. Conduct research of potential alpha signals & deliver findings to investment teams, PMs & others. Must have at least a master’s or equiv in Comp Sci, Math, Physics, Stats or related quant field & 1 yr exp as Data Scientist at a financial services institution. Must have 1 yr of industry exp working w/ large data sets; applying stat tests to large data sets; & programming in one of the following: SQL, TSQL, SQL Server, or PL-SQL; & 1 yr w/ machine learning modeling for financial fraud/risk detection; & demonstrable exp programming in Python and R. Salary range=$150k-$250k/yr. Resume to [emailprotected] & reference Job Code W042024Y. Help Wanted General

50 Sunday, April 28, 2024 DAILY NEWS NYDailyNews.com Solution Architect Stralto, Inc. (New York, NY) seeks a Solution Architect. Responsibilities: Develop, Test, maintain, and monitor computer programs and systems, including coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems. Requirements: MS or Foreign equivalent in Comp Sci, Engg, IT, or related + 1 year of relevant IT experience in job offered or related occupation using Microsoft CRM, Microsoft D365, Dot Net Framework 3.0/4.0, C#.Net, ASP. NET, and SQL Server. Employer will accept BS or Foreign equivalent in Comp Sci, Engg, IT, or related plus 5 years of relevant IT experience in job offered or related occupation using same technologies as above. Salary: $169229 per year. Position involves travel to client locations all over the USA. Send resume to CEO – Stralto, Inc., 124 E 14th Street Civic Hall-F5 New York, NY 10003-4170. Software Engrs-Redefined-Analyze user requirements, design and develop custom software applications using JAVA SE Platform. Responsible for entire SDLC. MS Comp. Sci/closely related or BS+5yrs exp. Salary Range: $116,000 to 170,000. Mail resume to Redefined Corp., 79 Madison Ave, FL8, New York, NY 10016 Senior Customer Success Manager Work with tech startups, engage with their founders and leadership teams to help them improve their communications at all levels of the organization, maintain their customer relationships, network, implement success programs, contribute to sales, onboard and train clients, and minimize churn. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Communications or a related field. Resume to [emailprotected], or Thoropass, 115 West 30th Street Suite 600 New York NY 10001 Samir-Shax Inc. (Brooklyn, NY) is looking for a Transportation supervisor. Must have Associate's degree in Transportation and/or Logistics and Commercial Driver License. 2 years of experience in transportation and/or logistics. Please send a resume to [emailprotected]. RAINBOW GEMS NY, LLC (New York, NY) is looking for a Business Analyst. Must have Bachelor's degree in Finance and/or Business Analytics or equivalent. Must have 24 months' experience in Business Analytics. Knowledge of Blockchain, Tableau Desktop, Oracle cloud. Please send a resume to [emailprotected]. Pharmacy Tech. (Brooklyn, NY) Assist customers. Enter codes/data/treatment into system & ensure script info correct, Compute charges for meds/ equipment. 2 yrs exp. in IT in pharmacy req’d. $45,822/yr. Send resume: Lincoln Place Pharmacy Inc. 1135 Eastern Pkwy. Brooklyn, NY 11213 New Springville BP Corp. seeks Assistant Manager (Staten Island, NY) – provide support to gas station manager to determine and prioritize goals and specific tasks of the business; Managing the store, counter and a repair shop; Overseeing food service management, ordering supplies, Monitoring food safety and health issues; Keeping track of inventory of all products; Assisting with price management and closely monitor monthly margins; Maintaining the books, including employee hours. Reqs. A bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics or other related field of study and 24 months of experience in a job offered, manager or other related job occupation. Salary $72,779. To apply please send resumes to New Springville BP Corp. 2443 Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314. Nandinee Phookan Architect, PC, located in Brooklyn, NY has an opening for an Architectural Designer (#316649). Please see www.nandineephookan.com for job duties & requirements. Reference Job # and mail resumes to: HR, Nandinee Phookan Architect, PC, 45 Main Street, No. 620, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Help Wanted General Find The Perfect Candidate To place an ad call 212-210-2111 Springfield Gardens - Furnished studio apt, no pets, no smoking, $1100/mo. 1 month rent + 1 month security. Call Owner 917-650-5899 Rental - Queens East New York - Furnished rm, utilities, $250/wk, 2 wks rent + 2 wks security. Call Owner - 347-790- 3235 Rental - Brooklyn Springfield, Queens - Mature lady for room rental, share kitchen and bathroom. Owner 347-207-6581 Gun Hill/Bronx. - Furnished room for rent. Must have credit & income. Asking $240/wk. Owner 718- 872-8309 Rooms for Rent NEPALI MOMO COOK. Sunnyside, New York. Prepare, steam, and cook Nepali Veg, Chicken, Goat, Jhol, Kothey, and Chilly Momo. Make Momo Wrapper and Achar. Follow Momo Recipe. Maintain Kitchen. Support Kitchen Staff. Reqd. exp: Nepali Momo Cook, 2 Yrs. Reqd. US degree/diploma: None. Salary: Minimum $44,720.00 per year. Send resume in duplicate: Padam Bahadur Gurung, President, Namaste Nepal Restaurant and Bar Inc. D/B/A Bajeko Sekuwa, 43-16 Queens Blvd, Sunnyside, NY 11104. Help Wanted General Selling That Old Appliance? The right place to advertise your Merchandise, Pets, Auto, Real Estate, Tag Sales & Flea Markets, Vacation Property, Wanted to Buy Items and more! placeanad.nydailynews.com placeanad.nydailynews.com reach your buyers at

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