The Round-Up: Tuesday

While state labor unions declare that contracts cannot be renegotiated, schools and hospitals push back hard against Paterson’s proposal to significantly cut their funding. [NY Times]

Queens groups are concerned that Hunters Point South only sets aside affordable housing for middle-income families, and not those that—like roughly half the households in the borough—make less than $55,000. [NY Times]

NYC opens its first all-night health clinic in Chelsea. [NY Times]

Applications to CUNY community colleges spike as New Yorkers look for a new career or a second income in tough economic times. [NY Times]

American Express to become bank holding company. [NY Times]

Endless construction on a high school library froces Bronx students to struggle through English exams without access to books or computers.  read more »

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