Monday lunchtime linkage

The man behind the Fake Sheldon Silver account steps forward [The New Yorker]
Mischievous rodent god predicts early spring [Staten Island Advance]
Welcome to Monday, welcome to 7 train Hell [amNewYork]
There’s a wedge between Al Sharpton and younger protestors [Capital]
Someone owns an island off the coast of the Bronx [ScoutingNY]
The city’s biggest affordable housing tax abatement is definitely in for some changes [NYT]
Cop accused of assaulting an MTA worker only hit with a misdemeanor [Daily News]