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Adopt-a-Planter Aims to Beautify First Avenue's Drab Pedestrian Islands

The planting beds along First Avenue have become a dumping space, residents say.

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Attendance Log Used Unevenly to Boot Community Board Members, Records Show

Councilman Ben Kallos' attendance criteria wasn't equally applied to members of an UES board.

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Delinquent Community Board Members Face Ouster, Councilman Warns

Upper East Side Councilman Ben Kallos introduced a controversial process to reform Community Board 8.

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Upper East Siders to Vote on How to Spend $1M in City Funds

District 5 will take part in the participatory budgeting process for the first time this spring.

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Let 16-Year-Olds Serve on Community Boards, Politicians Say

Councilman Ben Kallos wants to extend community board membership to older teens.

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Citywide Community Board Reform on Table at City Council Hearing

Manhattan Councilman Ben Kallos is trying to expand reforms in Manhattan into the other boroughs.

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New UES Councilman Ben Kallos to Take on Marine Transfer Station, Pre-K

Kallos discussed his top priorites for the district with DNAinfo New York.

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City Council Candidate Made 'Battlestar Galactica'-Themed Passover Website

Ben Kallos acknowledged he created the site for those wanting to host a "Battlestar"-style seder.

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Ben Kallos Cruises to Win in UES City Council Primary

Kallos beat Micah Kellner, whose campaign took a hit when sex harassment allegations surfaced in July.

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UES Council Candidate Uses Tech Background to Connect with Voters

Ben Kallos wants to publish all city contracts online and expand broadband service to low-income tenants.

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Council Candidate Kallos Picks Up DC 1707 Endorsement

The support comes as Kallos' opponent struggles amid sexual harrassment allegations.

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UES City Council Hopeful Has Only $5K in Funds Weeks Before Primary

Ed Hartzog has raised $47,318, but has spent $42,468 ahead of the September election, records show.

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Candidate Drops Out of Race for City Council District 5 Seat

Domenico Minerva told DNAinfo.com New York that he's no longer running for Jessica Lappin's seat.

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Micah Kellner Lands More Endorsements from Pols in UES City Council Contest

Shortly after securing nods from area pols, the Assemblyman has gotten additional support.

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