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Who will succeed new state attorney general Letitia James as New York City’s next public advocate is a question voters are set to decide in a special election Feb. 26 — but how to choose from a crowded field of 17 candidates is likely going to be a trick in of itself. more
State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi has opened her constituent services office near Pelham Bay. more
One of Alessandra Biaggi’s main issues she championed on the campaign trail to win the state senate seat she now holds was passage of what could become the country’s first single-payer health care system, the New York Health Act. more
They care so deeply about the planet, they huddled in front of U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel’s office Feb. 6, under a gray sky as ominous as their message, to deliver what they see as nothing less than a radical, urgent charge to their local congressman. more
Multitasking smokers looking to pick up smokes and pills in one fell swoop at their local pharmacy are out of luck. more
It was a chilly evening last week for some 200 protesters in front of a Mount Eden community center on a somewhat somber strip of Jerome Avenue reiterating a collective cry: Rent is “too damn high,” and “it ain’t right.” more
Providing legal services to those who may need it the most (but can’t afford it) is important — but a plan by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to shoulder higher costs on attorney registration fees has earned the ire of one important lawyer group. more
Before he was a sergeant in the Israeli army, Ari Fuld was a student at Salanter Akiba Riverdale Academy, where his father — Rabbi Yonah Fuld — was the principal. more
Trekking to the eastern part of the borough could soon be a whole lot easier, and riders have a couple of Riverdale powerbrokers to thank for it. more
A pernicious loophole plaguing struggling renters has the Bronx borough president quite worried. more
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