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State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi has sent a check to the Ben Franklin Club she says should be more than enough to remove her name from the sign. No, she didn’t lose her primary a couple weeks ago. She’s just officially parting ways with the club. more
For years, a sign above the West 231st Street headquarters of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club has featured the name of elected officials representing the Bronx. It includes names like borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat, and even at the lowest elected levels, Eric Dinowitz and Randi Martos as Democratic district leaders. more
Michael Heller won another term as president of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club, but not before welcoming what Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz later noted was the “largest turnout” in the club’s 60-year history, “and probably the largest turnout in many years of any political club.” 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
Alessandra Biaggi has a novel approach when it comes to elections: Just because she supports one candidate, doesn’t mean she opposes another. Except the state senator’s approach shouldn’t be so novel. 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
Randi Martos was co-president of the P.S. 24 parent association during a movement in the late 1990s to add a high school to what is now Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy. But the school district needed to be convinced — The school board was against it, and the debate had become particularly vicious. more
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