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As another frigid winter nears, threatening to deepen the saga of suffering for public housing residents, a slate of local political leaders has called on their landlord to address a lengthy list of longstanding ills afflicting tenants. more
What appeared to be a matter of oversight on the part of the city’s Campaign Finance Board actually could have reverberating negative consequences for thousands of potential voters. more
Running a beauty salon in a small shopping strip where around a third of the stores are vacant hasn’t made Yetta Lazri’s life easier. more
Jeffrey Dinowitz is a slugger upstate, but it’s his work on the ground right here in the community he says he’s most passionate about. more
A behemoth from days when barons and bosses reigned supreme has walked away from a deal with the city, and Chuck Schumer had something to say: Honor the deal, get out of the way, and give the city its right-of-way. more
For Gary Axelbank, moderating televised political debates isn’t that different than being a disc jockey. more
What some merchants describe as an all too prevalent nuisance of people peddling bud in front of their shops in Marble Hill and Kingsbridge could become a thing of the past. That is if Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s bid to legalize marijuana forges forward. more
It could be a crippling blow to community board clout. At least that’s what four of New York City’s five borough presidents are claiming. more
If anyone doubted Alessandra Biaggi could crack the façade of the Democratic establishment, they can lay their doubts to rest. more
Regardless of what happens on Thursday, Sept. 13, Alessandra Biaggi already has shattered barriers. more
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