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In the final weeks of campaigning, Mino Lora has faced the same question over and over from her competitors: Did she support the Independent Democratic Conference in 2018? more
The last time this part of the Bronx had a contested primary race for city council, Oliver Koppell was gearing up for a run against state Sen. Jeffrey Klein for his role in creating an off-shoot caucus of Democrats in Albany that had decided to partner up with their Republican colleagues. more
Some of the elected officials and political groups backing Mino Lora for city council are lashing out at claims the Spuyten Duyvil non-profit director once supported the Independent Democratic Conference, saying that if that were true, they wouldn't be backing her run to topple Eric Dinowitz. more
It’s supposed to be a local city council special election race, but some might say it’s not feeling very local. That is, for everyone except Carlton Berkley. more
The temperature was a chilly 32 degrees outside of Buunni Coffee, but there was nowhere else Sarina Prabasi wanted to be at that moment. When the doors finally opened in 2018 at 3702 Riverdale Ave., after months of delay, this location marked the official expansion of an idea to bring hot Ethiopian coffee to the city, which Prabasi started with husband Elias Gurmu in Washington Heights. more
The community's most influential political club decided recently that endorsing a city council candidate was far more important than giving club members a say in who should lead them. Now most of the candidates who originally sought that endorsement have their own message: Thanks, but no thanks. more
State senate majority leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins will keep her job in Albany, leading the Democratic conference for yet another session after getting unanimous approval from her caucus. more
As Donald Trump was on the verge of being elected President of the United States on the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, Christian Amato had a realization. “I was watching what was happening with the presidential election, and I just said to myself, ‘Wow, Democrats suck at narrative,’” Amato said. “Democrats can’t tell a story. There’s no sense of stagecraft to anything that the Democrats are doing.” more
Nearly two decades after a fire claimed the life of an 8-year-old boy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill into law capping how long a property owner can make court-ordered repairs to an apartment building at 60 days. more
State Sen. Robert Jackson stays pretty busy representing his Manhattan constituents, meaning he doesn't make it up to the Bronx very often. But when he was asked to visit IN-Tech Academy Saturday morning, just blocks from the Marble Hill community he represented, Jackson knew he had to be there. more
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