DEDICATION OF COOPER STOCK WAY

Family and Friends Dedicate Cooper Stock Way Pictured above: Helen Rosenthal, New York City Council Member for the 6th District and Cooper’s mother, Dana Lerner. On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, dozens of kids joined family members of Cooper Stock to designate W. 97th Street at West End Avenue as Cooper Stock Way. Cooper’s mother, Dana…

No Comfort that Cabbie is Charged with only a Traffic Infraction

News outlets covered the DA’s announcement that the cabbie who killed Cooper Stock was charged on Oct. 7 with failure to exercise due care and is facing a maximum of 15 days in jail and a $750 fine if found guilty of the traffic infraction. Dana Lerner, Cooper’s mother, and street-safety advocates were outraged Friday the cabbie was only hit with a violation.…

The Atlantic’s CITYLAB Picks Up On NY Times Op-Ed Piece

The Outrageous, Unjust Rule That Lets New York Drivers Who Hit Pedestrians Off the Hook by Eric Jaffee The Atlantic Monthly has a website called CityLab that “informs and inspires the people who are creating the cities of the future – and those who want to live there.” On October 1, 2014, one day after Dana…

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Soul to Squeeze

The late 9-year-old Cooper Stock has a legacy that will last a long, long time. Published by SLAM ONLINE - April 26, 2014 By Dr. L.A. Gabay When I read about the tragic death of Cooper Dean Stock last January, I felt that dreaded (and self-involved) pang of, “It could have been me.” Nine-year-old Cooper was fatally…