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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
New York has a new transportation deputy secretary. And not only is he from the Bronx — he’s got roots in the northwest Bronx. more
When New York City says it's committed to building a new homeless shelter in North Riverdale — it's not kidding. Contract for 6661 Broadway would last until 2055. more
It’s only been a half-year since Eric Dinowitz won his city council seat in a special election to replace now-Bronx Supreme Court judge Andrew Cohen. And only about four months since the Democratic primary where Dinowitz all but assured he’d hold onto his seat for the next two years. more
There’s a new neighbor coming to Broadway in 2023 — and it’s not exactly who many in North Riverdale had hoped for. Community Board 8’s health, hospitals and social services committee is set to hear a proposal from the city’s homeless services department on Wednesday that would open a shelter for 130 single men at 6661 Broadway. more
It’s no secret that in New York City, political contests are usually decided in primaries. General elections? More often than not, they are nothing more than a formality. That’s thanks to the city’s solidly blue political makeup. more
In the past, who would take over a police precinct was a unilateral process, normally done within the New York Police Department with no input from the neighborhoods he or she would serve. But not anymore. more
Just after midnight Tuesday, Kathy Hochul — who started her political career on the town board of a Buffalo suburb nearly 30 years ago — made history as the state's first female governor. She succeeds Andrew Cuomo, whose decade-long leadership ended in scandal. more
If there was one issue that seemed to dominate last June’s Democratic mayoral primary, it was the citywide rise in violent crime. Specifically, shootings and murders. more
There were numerous competitive Democratic primaries to keep track of in the Bronx last month. But of all the city council races in the mainland borough, the east Bronx win of Amanda Farias was special not just for her, of course, but also an up-and-coming campaign team she entrusted to secure that victory. more
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