At the office of Council Member Mathieu Eugene, it’s business as usual. Flatbush locals are seated inside the waiting area, listening for their name to be called, and hopefully for an issue to be resolved. The Council Member returns from a few meetings, shaking his constituents’ hands and conversing jovially with them in French Creole. […]
After several years abroad, Victoria Cambranes came back to a changed Greenpoint. She has no political experience, but was so dissatisfied with local governance that she decided to take matters into her own hands.
A first-term councilman in Brooklyn’s 45th district, Jumaane Williams sets his sight on the New York City Council Speaker position.
It’s becoming difficult for producers of artisan goods to stay in their home borough, though the brand is a big selling point.
A plan to commercially develop Admiral’s Row, a six-acre parcel of land in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, was unanimously approved yesterday by the City Council, the New York Post reported. A 74,000-square-foot supermarket will be built under the proposed project, which also designates land for retail stores and industrial complexes. Two historic buildings will be […]
Our Sudip Mukherjee brings us the latest from poll worker Sindy Tam at PS 160 in Borough Park. Tam, who has been working as a Chinese interperator for the past 10 years at PS 185, said that not many people came out to vote. “I don’t think a lot of people knew about the election,” Tam […]
The polls in Sunset Park experienced low voter turnout for today’s city council special election. There have been 29 residents to cast their vote since the polls opened at 6 a.m. at PS 160. Low numbers have been reported at other polls throughout the district. Voters have until 9 p.m. this evening when the polls […]
Eighteen year-old Abraham Tischler, hoping to become the City Council’s youngest member, was removed from the race – to fill City Councilman Simcha Felder’s vacated seat – because the Board of Elections found that many of Tischler’s petition signatures came from outside the district or were improperly dated, according to The Daily News.