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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation over nearly a dozen sexual harassment allegations dominated the news cycle in New York last week. So, it may have been easy to miss the other big story that broke the same day — the U.S. Senate finally passing an infrastructure bill, bringing it yet another step closer to landing on President Joe Biden’s desk. more
Jessica Haller was ready to be her neighborhood’s next representative on the city council. She even ran in a competitive March special election to replace Andrew Cohen. more
District 11 seems decided, but borough president race is still way too close to call
Eric Dinowitz 42% | 5816 votes
Mino Lora 27% | 3775 votes
Abigail Martin 14% | 1957 votes
Daniel Padernacht 6% | 870 votes
Jessica Haller 6% | 767 votes
Marcos Sierra 2% | 301 votes
Carlton Berkley 2% | 246 votes
Sometimes I feel like we’re living through a season of hate. Between police violence against the Black community, random attacks on Asian-Americans, and violence against Jews across the city — including the recent anti-Semitic attacks on four local synagogues in my community of Riverdale — followed by violence against Jews across the country, it is hard to not feel overwhelmed by this rising tide of contempt. more
Memories of the Holocaust still haunt Jessica Haller, even though she didn’t personally live through it. more
A few voters here just made their choice for who should represent them on the city council. But now they’ll have to choose again.  more
Gov. David Paterson, who led the state between the tenures of two embattled executives — Eliot Spitzer and Andrew Cuomo — is backing Councilman Fernando Cabrera in his quest to become the next Bronx borough president. more
The Spuyten Duyvil non-profit executive director was on the verge of officially finished runner-up to now-Councilman Eric Dinowitz in a March 23 special election to replace Andrew Cohen. She was gearing up to take another crack at the seat for the June 22 primary until she received word the city’s elections board wasn’t going to allow her name on the ballot. more
Shaking hands and kissing babies were once the way to winning elected office, but not when election season is in full swing in the middle of a pandemic.  more
After nearly three years of running, former teacher Eric Dinowitz will succeed Andrew Cohen on the city council. At least until the end of this year. more
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