Tag Archives: Politics/Government

The Race for New York County Surrogate Court Judge

Come Thurs., Sept., 13th, primary elections will be held for, among other offices, the Surrogate Court judgeship in New York County. Surrogate Court...

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Redistricting talk stirs concerns

The political power lines in northern Manhattan are about to shift. New York City Councilmember Robert Jackson called an “emergency meeting” last...

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Democracy Prep celebrates the Dominican diaspora
‘Democracy Prep’ celebra diáspora dominicana

It was the first day of school at Democracy Prep – and already the students were getting a talking-to in the school gymnasium. This was no...
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Speaking out on tenant abuse leads to a family’s eviction
Hablar del abuso a inquilinos llevó a una familia al desalojo

A las 4 de la tarde muchas personas se están preparando para irse a casa luego de un largo día de trabajo. Sin embargo, María Montealegre, una...
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Traveling far to see ‘fracking’ up close 
Viajando para ver de cerca  ‘fracturación hidráulica’

When Tammy and Matt Manning moved into their Susquehanna County home in 2010, they thought it was the American Dream. But it turned...
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Tenants raise concerns over 16 foreclosed Vantage buildings
Inquilinos presentan preocupaciones en 16 edificios embargados de Vantage

On Tues., July 24th, New York City Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez, together with Council Speaker Christine Quinn...
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Soda ban hearing held by Board of Health
Departamento de Salud e Higiene Mental celebra una vista sobre la propuesta prohibición a la soda

El martes 24 de Julio, el Departamento de Salud e Higiene Mental de la Ciudad de Nueva York celebró una vista, su primera...
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Making a splash with a grand opening

Despite the many who visited in these last weeks, La Marina had not yet “officially” opened – until this past Wed., July 18th...

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Public meeting held on safety concerns

At a public meeting held this past Fri., July 27th, Deputy Inspector Barry Buzzetti, the Commanding Officer of the 34th Precinct...

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Espaillat campaign seeks court intervention; judge orders hearing

The contested primary race in the 13th Congressional district between Rep. Charles Rangel and challenger New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat has just gotten more heated.

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Councilmember Jackson honored with UFT’s highest award

New York City Councilmember Robert Jackson will receive the United Teachers Federation’s (UFT) most prestigious award...

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Local student artist wins Rangel’s 2012 Congressional Arts Competition

This past Mon., May 7th, Congressman Charles Rangel joined local arts leaders, students and parents as he announced this...

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