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Jessica Woolford grew up in Kingsbridge, alternating between her grandmother’s building at West 234th Street, and her mother’s building at West 238th Street. While walking around the neighborhood — whether it be to school at P.S. 7, or church at St. John’s — Woolford regularly passed by the two-story house on Kingsbridge Avenue where the local Assemblyman maintains his district office. more
It’s easy to track packages from Amazon and other places, so why not track something a little more important to democracy — your ballot. more
Bring up the proposed homeless shelter at 6661 Broadway during a Community Board 8 meeting, and prepare for fireworks. But it was a much different tone during a recent town hall involving one of the shelter’s supporters, state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi. There was less focus on the complaints, and ultimately more of an opportunity to ask questions. more
The coronavirus pandemic has been rough on many. But if you’re a co-op owner who’s struggled to make ends meet during these up and down economic times, there may finally be some relief. Reverse mortgages have been available to just about any homeowner. Except those in co-operatives. more
In just a couple weeks, the Bronx will welcome a new borough president for the first time since 2009. more
Controversy continues to surround a proposed men’s homeless shelter in North Riverdale, not just by its residential and commercial neighbors around the site, but among local elected officials as well. more
There are a lot of voices making it clear how much they oppose a proposed men’s homeless shelter at 6661 Broadway. But it doesn’t mean that position is absolute. more
The Nov. 2 general election yielded few surprises. At least at the city level. Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams is on his way to the top job at City Hall. Brooklyn councilman Brad Lander will run the numbers as the city’s next comptroller. And Jumaane Williams will continue in his role as public advocate. more
Jessica Woolford, who spent more than a decade in local and national Democratic politics — including a time as the spokeswoman for U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand — is now looking for a new job: Assemblywoman. more
For some, the city’s plan to place a men’s homeless shelter at 6661 Broadway is troubling. For others, it’s personal. Ruby Dong and her family are among those who stand to lose something close to them if the city moves forward. They’re owners of King’s Wok Kitchen, a takeout restaurant that has operated from 6669 Broadway for 25 years. more
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