Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Vito Lopez Keeps Talking; PCB Schools Saga Continues; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Vito Lopez rips those calling for his resignation. NY Magazine

- Meanwhile, possible replacement Frank “fire in the belly” Seddio is said to move "with the dazzling nonstop style of the Energizer Bunny." Brooklyn Eagle

- Brooklyn Rabbi Leib Glanz, a scandal-ridden former NYC jails chaplain, reportedly pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing more than $220,000 in federal Section 8 housing subsidies. Failed Messiah

- A man convicted of robbing the Brooklyn Heights Sovereign Bank branch twice in two weeks has been sentenced to 26 years in prison. CBS

- City suffers setback in bid to throw out parent lawsuit against toxic PCBs in schools. Brooklyn Eagle

- Ed Koch is hospitalized with anemia. NY Magazine

- Why your kid is hungry: Obesity-fighting school officials accidentally made school lunches too low calorie. BKMag

- Movement to get Betty White to speak at the Democratic National Convention gaining momentum. (Hoping to counter the "bad name" Clint Eastwood gave "to older Americans everywhere.") Gawker

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