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There are some new faces in familiar seats as the revolving door plaguing Community Board 8’s officers and committee chairs becomes more and more common. more
Booze and bud under the same roof? more
As another frigid winter nears, threatening to deepen the saga of suffering for public housing residents, a slate of local political leaders has called on their landlord to address a lengthy list of longstanding ills afflicting tenants. more
What appeared to be a matter of oversight on the part of the city’s Campaign Finance Board actually could have reverberating negative consequences for thousands of potential voters. more
The casual observer probably wouldn’t guess David Obelcz is homeless. A series of misfortunes largely beyond his control plagued Obelcz over the past two years  — including a roommate he claims surreptitiously squandered his rent money on alcohol, leading to an eviction. more
It was not the "blue wave" many Democrats had hoped for in elections nationwide Tuesday night as Republicans not only retained control of the U.S. Senate, they strengthened their position. But when it came to the state senate, Democrats are now in full control. more
Miserable weather — which has been known to depress Election Day turnout in the past — wasn’t the only obstacle impeding voters from casting ballots Tuesday. more
Running a beauty salon in a small shopping strip where around a third of the stores are vacant hasn’t made Yetta Lazri’s life easier. more
Jeffrey Dinowitz is a slugger upstate, but it’s his work on the ground right here in the community he says he’s most passionate about. more
Four of New York City’s five borough presidents have formed a committee designed to oppose the second and third proposals slated for the Nov. 6 ballot that will affect community boards in the city. more
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