Benjamin Tucker was selected for the job after Philip Banks III stepped down.
The protest, led by the Rev. Al Sharpton, started at the site of Eric Garner's deadly arrest.
The primary is Sept. 9 for seats that have been open almost all year.
The Pratt Post Office will be moved five blocks east, to Myrtle and Kent avenues.
Congressman Hakeem Jeffries introduced a bill to protect the Prison Ship Martyrs’ Monument.
St. John's Bread and Life already serves about 40,000 people a month.
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries criticized gentrification during his State of the District address.
The legendary performer and activist will speak at a performance of "The Death of Bessie Smith."
Health care inequality was the focus at a protest in front of Interfaith on Sunday.
Laurie Cumbo invited a diverse crowd to her swearing-in celebration for her 35th District seat.
Robert Cornegy was sworn in as the new councilman in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights.
The Crown Heights Jewish community announced a cash reward for arrests in the alleged "knockout game."
The Rockaway Beach Rail Line is also being considered for the QueensWay, officials said.
Residents of 305 Decatur St. say Shinda Management Corp. is finally fixing the heat.
The USPS is forced to look for new space because new Clinton Hill developers would not renew its lease.
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