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It’s Monday.

Weather: Dry, with some clouds and a high near 70.

Alternate-side parking: Suspended through tomorrow (Rosh Hashana).

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The only New York City member of Congress who is undecided about supporting an impeachment inquiry into President Trump is Max Rose, the Democratic freshman from Staten Island.

As of Saturday, 224 members of the House of Representatives said they supported an inquiry after learning that a whistle-blower’s complaint accused the president of pressuring a foreign leader to investigate the family of Joe Biden, a Democratic presidential candidate.

[How the impeachment process works.]

Only 12 Democrats, including Mr. Rose, were undecided on an inquiry. No Republicans supported an investigation.

The following three New York City lawmakers show a cross-section of positions, and approaches, on the issue:

Representative Jerry Nadler, Manhattan: As chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Mr. Nadler could play a leading role in the impeachment process.

The committee conducted an impeachment inquiry hearing this month that included testimony from Corey Lewandowski, a former Trump campaign manager. But Mr. Lewandowski refused to provide new details about his encounters with Mr. Trump. Critics said Mr. Nadler mishandled the hearing and did little to change the opinions of his colleagues, or the public, on the issue.

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Bronx and Queens: The freshman lawmaker has used social media, where she is followed by millions, to urge her colleagues into action on impeachment.

Before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi supported opening an impeachment inquiry, Ms. Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter: “At this point, the bigger national scandal isn’t the president’s lawbreaking behavior — it is the Democratic Party’s refusal to impeach him for it.”

When a reporter said Ms. Ocasio-Cortez was making a false equivalency, she doubled down: “The integrity of our democracy isn’t threatened when a president breaks the law. It’s threatened when we do nothing about it.”

Representative Max Rose, Staten Island and Brooklyn: The freshman lawmaker represents Richmond County — the only county in New York City that Mr. Trump won in 2016. An Army veteran, Mr. Rose unseated a Republican in 2018 by promising voters that he would stay above the partisan fray.

But his stance on an impeachment inquiry could determine whether he keeps his seat.

[Read more about Mr. Rose and his stance on impeachment.]

On Long Island, other Democrats from swing districts, like Kathleen Rice and Tom Suozzi, said they were in favor of an inquiry.

On Friday, Mr. Rose said that “the story is far from over,” and that “under no circumstances” would he “allow politics to influence my decision regarding this matter.”

There’s good news for L train riders: Repairs on the subway line should be completed in April — three months ahead of schedule, according to Governor Cuomo.

The L train has been under repair for months to fix a tunnel between Brooklyn and Manhattan that was damaged during Hurricane Sandy. Initially, the line was to be fully shut down, but at the last minute Mr. Cuomo changed course with a new plan that kept trains running, albeit less frequently on nights and weekends.

He said that so far more than 48,000 feet of power and signal cables and over 6,000 feet of track are in place on the line.

“This project will ultimately be a case study for how the M.T.A. needs to operate going forward,” Mr. Cuomo said in a statement.

Want more news? Check out our full coverage.

The Mini Crossword: Here is today’s puzzle.

Public housing residents are bracing for winter. [Daily News]

A city councilman is accusing Mayor de Blasio of not taking action on a cheating scandal at Maspeth High School. [New York Post]

Want Japanese pancakes in SoHo? Be prepared to wait a few hours. [Gothamist]

The film “Capernaum” screens as part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Contemporary Arab Cinema series. 7 p.m. [$16]

The blues guitarist and vocalist Michael Powers performs at Terra Blues in Manhattan. 7 p.m. [$20]

Take a zumba class at Hunter’s Point South Park in Queens. All levels are welcome. 6 p.m. [Free with R.S.V.P.]

— Emmett Lindner

Events are subject to change, so double-check before heading out. For more events, see the going-out guides from The Times’s culture pages.

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year, began yesterday at sundown. It’s possible that you are either celebrating the holiday or joining in by blowing a horn called a shofar, lighting candles or sharing a festive meal.

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, can show you how to blow a shofar. You probably don’t need advice on how to light candles.

So, let’s talk food. If you’re like me, run to Zabar’s, the New York institution beloved by locals and tourists alike. If you’re more ambitious, make a few recipes from NYT Cooking. Here are three options:

Applesauce Bread: After mixing whole-wheat pastry flour and all-purpose flour, add oil, yogurt (or buttermilk), vanilla and, of course, applesauce. Whisk and then fold in walnuts or raisins.

Joan Nathan’s Matzo Ball Soup: Many families have their preferred recipe. For this one, you’ll need four large eggs, chicken or vegetable stock, a few spices and matzo meal. Mold the mixture into spheres the size of Ping-Pong balls. Bowling-ball-size matzo balls may look appetizing but probably won’t cook through.

Crunchy Noodle Kugel à la Great-Aunt Martha: When done right, the top is crunchy and the interior is creamy. The secret to this recipe is to use a jellyroll pan, which allows a greater amount of surface area to brown. Soak the raisins in sherry or orange juice for a kick (and to prevent them from burning).

It’s Monday — make it a good one.


Dear Diary:

I was at the Department of Motor Vehicles in the Bronx, waiting to renew my driver’s license. The man at the head of the line was called to the clerk’s window.

Without looking up, the clerk instructed the man to read a line on the eye chart on the wall.

The man instinctively covered one eye and began to read.

The clerk looked up, and said, “What are you going to do, drive with one eye? Read with both of them.”

— Salvatore J. Pagliaro

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