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Some Jewish students on the campuses of the CUNY School of Law in Long Island City and John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan have had to face antisemitic statements from fellow students as professors looked the other way. more
Eric Dinowitz’s city council district would gain a larger portion of Marble Hill Houses and Kingsbridge Heights, while losing Wakefield to a neighboring district, as part of a preliminary redistricting that reflects the new 2020 census figures. more
At a public city council redistricting hearing last Wednesday all talk regarding the northwest Bronx had to do with unifying the Marble Hill Houses into one district.  Yet a law written to ensure that all council districts are apportioned in a fair manner may be the one thing preventing that from happening. more
A lifelong Spuyten Duyvil resident has turned his masters thesis into a children’s book on herd immunity in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. more
Come 2023, the lines separating the city’s 51 council districts may look a little different. A 15-member commission has begun the process of redrawing boundaries in preparation for next year’s elections, when all seats — including the ones held by Eric Dinowitz, Carmen De La Rosa and Pierina Sanchez — will be up for grabs. more
If you could boil Councilman Eric Dinowitz down to one core issue, it would probably be education. Although Dinowitz loved making a difference in the lives of his students, he also realized there’s only so much he could do in that setting. That’s why he decided to leave the classroom, he said, and run for city council in the first place. more
After what seemed a lifetime over three years, the consecutive races to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council are finally over. And the winner? Eric Dinowitz. For the second time in three months. more
Just minutes after taking the oath of office, President Joe Biden looked over the sparse crowd on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol building, calling for healing. more
The candidates looking to see who will fill the city council seat currently occupied by Eric Dinowitz like to raise money from people in the Bronx to fund their campaigns. It's just keeping that money in the Bronx they all, for the most part, struggle with. more
Ask almost anyone who has decided to make the jump to politics these last few months, and one might notice a common theme.  more
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