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Joy Solomon is known by many for her work as director and managing attorney for the Weinberg Center for Elder Justice. But now she’ll have a chance to wear another hat while continuing to promote elder justice into New York City’s suburbs. more
As a special education teacher for more than 13 years, I have worked with hundreds of students with disabilities. Held to the same standards as their general education peers, my students have taught me more about grit and perseverance than probably any other life experience. more
No stranger to running for office, Carlton "Chucky" Berkley has filed to run for city council, joining six others seeking to replace Councilman Andrew Cohen early next year.  more
A simple trip to the bank might not seem like much — a quick withdrawl from the ATM or cashing a check is a day-to-day-occurrence, and many customers do a lot of that without ever seeing a bank teller. more
One week can make all the difference when it comes to education policy in the city — especially during a public health crisis. more
When a young Alessandra Biaggi climbed into the oversized chair at her grandfather’s dining room table, the word “dynasty” wasn’t even in her vocabulary. For her, Mario Biaggi wasn't a congressman. He wasn’t one of the most powerful men in the Bronx at the time. He was simply grandpa. Conversations and outright debate would criss-cross that table, and Alessandra would listen to every word. She might not have understood much of what was discussed, but she knew what was happening there, it was important. more
Just hours before the city’s largest teachers union was ready to call for a strike, Mayor Bill de Blasio conceded a two-week standoff that would push back the physical reopening of school campuses by nearly two weeks. more
Could you pledge not to visit a specific country if it meant getting help to achieve a goal, like winning public office? That was a question facing some candidates looking to become members of the city council. more
To the new owners of Key Food, as the pandemic continues to upend our lives, grocery workers — like so many other “essential” workers — have continued to be the quiet heroes of this crisis. more
Dionel Then’s time as a city council candidate has ended with a pledge to donate his campaign war chest to charity, and give his endorsement to Dan Padernacht. more
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