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Tottenville »

$5.5M in Roadway Improvements Headed to South Shore of Staten Island

Borough President Oddo and Councilman Ignizio announced improvements to Page Avenue and other streets.

Williamsburg »

Brooklyn Politicians Hold Dance-Off to Raise Funds for Community Center

The School Settlement Association is raising money for a new community center.

Civic Center »

Former Councilwoman Jessica Lappin Named President of Downtown Alliance

Jessica Lappin took the position previously held by Elizabeth Berger, who died of cancer last year.

Forest Hills »

Melinda Katz Elected as Queens Borough President

Katz won big to replace Helen Marshall as Queens Borough President. 

Astoria »

Queens BP Candidate Peter Vallone Brands Himself as 'Superhero'

As borough president, though, Peter Vallone would be more like a cheerleader, he said.

Upper East Side »

Trash Transfer Station Supporters Use Kids as 'Human Shields,' Foes Say

Asphalt Green and Pledge 2 Protect have slammed Borough President contender Julie Menin.

Jackson Heights »

Avella Accuses Vallone of Cheating Through Text Messages at BP Forum

The candidates for borough president talked sustainability -- and threw some jabs -- at forum.

Jackson Heights »

Boro Prez Candidates to Discuss Sustainability at Queens Forum

The candidates for borough president will discuss environmental issues in Queens.

Upper East Side »

Jessica Lappin Lands Plumbers' Union Backing in Borough President Race

Plumbers Local 1 is backing the Upper East Side City Council member.

Silver Lake »

Attorney Richard Luthmann Joins Race for Staten Island BP Seat

Local attorney Richard Luthmann will compete against Democratic candidate Louis Liedy for the seat.

Forest Hills »

Guardian Angels' Curtis Sliwa Swindled Wife During Affair, Lawsuit Says

Curtis Sliwa's ex-wife said he cheated on her with Queens BP hopeful Melinda Katz.

New York City »

Jessica Lappin Snags East Side Endorsements for Borough President Run

Jessica Lappin will face a crowded field to replace Scott Stringer.

New York City »

Ruben Diaz Jr. Ditches Public Advocate Race to Seek Re-Election

Diaz Jr. withdrew from the citywide race Tuesday, saying he will run for re-election in 2013.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Contenders For Jessica Lappin's Council Seat Emerge

As City Councilwoman Jessica Lappin considers a run for borough president, others eye her seat.

Manhattan »

No-Show Midtown Community Board Members Facing the Boot

CB5 Board Chair Vikki Barbero slammed some board members' frequent absences as "unconscionable."

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