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Cuomo Names Former City Council Member Yassky His Director of State Policy

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that he has appointed David Yassky (photo) his new Director of State Policy. Mr. Yassky previously served as City Council Member for District 33, which includes Brooklyn Heights, from 2003 to 2009. After that he served as head of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (2010-2013) and Dean […]

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Seasonsky Greetingskys from Deansky Davidsky Yassky

Pace Law School Dean/former NYC Councilmember/former NYC TLC honcho David Yassky and his staff are wishing everyone Season’s Greetings – according to a photo posted by Daily News reporter Celeste Katz.

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Hell Bent for Leather: Yassky Comes Out Swinging After Judge Makes Sexist Remark

Brooklyn Heights resident/Pace Law School dean David Yassky has turned a judge’s slip of the tongue into a “teachable moment”. Above the Law: Last Thursday, October 9, the New York Appellate Division (Second Department) held an oral argument session at Pace Law School. The court explained that it was holding the session at Pace as […]

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Council Members Past and Present Discuss Issues Then and Now

The present–Steve Levin (photo above)–and past three–The Hon. Abraham Gerges (photo below), Ken Fisher, and David Yassky–who have represented City Council District 33, which includes Brooklyn Heights, were in the Moot Court Room at Brooklyn Law School Tuesday evening for a panel discussion moderated by Brooklyn Law Professor David Reiss. The moderator opened the discussion […]

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Brooklyn Law School Presents Forum of Present and Former City Council Members Tuesday Evening, October 29

Next Tuesday evening, October 29, from 6:00 to 7:30 Brooklyn Law School will present a panel discussion, “Good Council: Representing Brooklyn,” featuring the incumbent, Stepehen Levin, and three former–Ken Fisher, The Hon. Abraham Gerges, and David Yassky–City Council Members representing the 33rd District, which includes Brooklyn Heights and nearby neighborhoods. Join us for an insider’s […]

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De Blasio Says He Will Wacksky Yassky If Elected Mayorsky

Democratic mayoral hopeful/Park Slope dad/father of the kid with the best afro since the ’76 Topps Traded card of Oscar Gamble Bill De Blasio said today that one of the first things he’ll do if elected would be to fire Brooklyn Heights resident/TLC commissioner David Yassky. Capital New York: “Well, I’d start by getting a […]

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Yassky Talks About Borough Taxis On NY1

Brooklyn Heights resident/NYC TLC commish David Yassky spoke to NY1 this week about the go ahead for the plan to bring hail cabs to outer boroughs. And the cabs will be painted green(sky). Watch the video here.

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Yassky Taxi Appsky: Thumbs Up!

Brooklyn Heights resident and NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission chairman & commissioner David Yassky got his way Thursday, as his Commission approved a new “e-hail” smartphone app with a 7-0 vote. Yassky wrote in favor of the technology in Wednesday’s New York Daily News. The app will allows riders to hail cabs with smartphones that […]

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Yassky Tapskys A Taxi Appsky

Smartphone apps serve every practical purpose these days, from locating an escort service for Cousin Ernie to finding the lowest price on Ducks in Blue Bonnets Collectibles for Aunt Hester. Now, an app exists for finding a taxi within your vicinity. It’s currently operating in San Francisco, with the potential to gear up in NYC. […]

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Yassky’s TLC: No Moresky Offsky Dutysky Signskys

Brooklyn Heights resident/NYC Taxi Czar David Yassky is hellbent on bringing the city’s yellow cabs into the 21st century. His latest mission – 86ing their much hated “off duty” lights. The TLC voted today to abolish the lights allowing now for only two settings – available and unavailable. Also on tap – mobile apps to […]

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