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State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi and Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi are not letting up on the gas yet when it comes to holding perpetrators of child abuse accountable. more
When people of the 20th century looked toward “far future” years like 2020, they likely imagined a utopia where most everyone got along, where hatred was a relic of the past, and where the primary mode of transportation were flying cars. more
Michael Heller won another term as president of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club after a contentious election drew nearly 400 people out to cast ballots Wednesday night. more
The choice this November on who should reside in the White House come 2021 could be one of the most important ever. These alarms have sounded many times before — likely with each presidential election. But for Michael Heller, as he watches Donald Trump’s impeachment trial drag on in the U.S. Senate, this might be the real deal. more
Away from the dense jungle of tables and the impossible-to-miss wood-fired oven in the main dining room of the Kingsbridge Social Club, many have found refuge in an enclosed outdoor area, enjoying just enough solitude to hash out strategies and build alliances. Or on this one particular night last week, regroup after narrowly averting what could have been a harsh blow to a campaign they hope might forge a new path for politics on this side of the Bronx. more
It’s not hard to see Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz isn’t happy about what’s happening with the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club, which he has heavily influenced over the last couple decades. But now it’s to the point where we’re even getting callbacks to Dinowitz’s so-called Rainbow Revolution that toppled the Bronx Democratic political machine more than a decade ago. more
And now there are four. Jessica Haller, a self-described climate activist and tech entrepreneur, has filed to run for city council, looking to succeed Andrew Cohen. more
Prescription drugs can be expensive. Costs can be shocking — and sometimes outright prohibitive — for someone taking a long-prescribed pill for anything from high blood pressure to anemia, or who has dealt with a surprise round of antibiotics. more
It was just another meeting of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club, as nearly 100 people squeezed into the club's  quaint storefront space on West 231st Street. more
The battle to save Villa Rosa Bonheur might be lost, but the effort to create a legacy for the one-time Spuyten Duyvil landmark is just beginning. more
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