The developer behind a controversial plan to build a mosque near Ground
Zero has applied for millions in federal funding to help construct
Islamic community center Park51.
Despite being set forth last December, a proposal for a mosque expansion
in Selden remains in planning limbo — allowing area residents an
additional chance to weigh in with traffic and parking concerns.
The Brookhaven Town Board postponed a decision last night on plans to
expand a mosque in Selden.
In an act the head of the Suffolk County Police’s Hate Crimes Unit
called “puzzling,” vandals threw a glass jar filled with nails toward a
Huntington mosque twice in the past week.
The Department of Buildings pulled approval for a mosque in Sheepshead
Bay two days after approving it, citing parking and noise issues.
Muslim activist Daisy Khan, a co-leader in plans to build a mosque near
Ground Zero, used a football analogy to explain her position yesterday
on Sunday morning talk show “This Week” with Christiane Amanpour.
A coalition of national and local Muslim leaders gave their support for
a mosque two blocks from Ground Zero yesterday, likening the builders
of Park51 to civil rights hero Rosa Parks.
New York’s Muslims are divided when it comes to a mosque two blocks from Ground Zero, said one of the city’s most prominent Muslim religious leaders.