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If you could boil Councilman Eric Dinowitz down to one core issue, it would probably be education. more
Many of us have been stuck in traffic before, or faced more than a few bus or train delays on commutes to and from work. But what if what stood between you and getting home from work was chest-high floodwater? more
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz dreams of a day when New York might finally have a utility consumer advocate. Yet despite the fact the Assembly has passed the lawmaker’s bill for the sixth time in nearly a decade, Dinowitz is now waiting for the bill to make its way once again to the governor’s desk. more
Putting the words “Green New Deal” together doesn’t quite invoke political unity as one might suspect. Even within the Democratic Party. 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
Schools are overcrowding across the city, and this part of the Bronx is hardly immune. But ever since the Vatican closed the Church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and its parochial school and the land was deconsecrated in 2017, many have eyed its valuable West 239th Street land next to Van Cortlandt Park as the perfect site to build a new public school. 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
There had been a time when Kingsbridge Evangelical Lutheran Church had so many people looking to visit their 3130 Bailey Ave., sanctuary on a Sunday morning, they needed two separate services to accommodate them all. more
The city sanitation department’s special waste drop-off site in the Bronx has now officially reopened. more
Jamaal Bowman wants to make it easier for more first-time candidates to run for office. That’s part of the reason why he supported the For the People Act — or H.R. 1 — last May. This massive election reform bill intends to institute a national public campaign financing system while rolling back some of the significant voter restrictions put in place by many Republican-led states. more
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