In the south chapel there are scribbles, dating back to 15.
Most are tied to unpaid fines for so-called quality-of-life crimes such as loitering or riding a bike on a sidewalk, a consequence of “broken windows” policing that tends to disproportionately affect low-income, minority communities.
The details and the scope of the plan are still being worked out, but district attorneys have at least agreed to get rid of warrants that date back at least 20 years ago and older, which comes out to about 200,000 warrants, according to court figures obtained by the The top prosecutors in the Bronx and Brooklyn, however, want to move that figure up to at least 10 years or older, which would account for about 800,000 warrants and include a chunk of the Bloomberg administration and beyond.
These objects had collected in air circulation chambers, called plenums, beneath the theater’s balcony.
Burmah is a country with a history, dating back far into the past.