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New Dorp Beach »

Sandy Victims to Get Property Tax Rebates

The City Council passed a bill Wednesday night to give rebates on property tax bills to Sandy victims.

Upper West Side »

UWS Council Candidate Debra Cooper Touts Record on Women's Rights

Cooper said her reputation as a women's rights leader will give her a boost in the race. 

Upper East Side »

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.

Bed-Stuy »

Opponents Accuse Cornegy of 'Machine Politics' After Petition Objections

Robert Cornegy's city council opponents are accusing Robert Cornegy of being a machine candidate.

Chinatown »

Rajkumar Stakes Claim on Councilwoman Chin's Chinatown Turf

City Council candidate Jenifer Rajkumar set up her headquarters in Chinatown.

Astoria »

Vallone Drafting Bill to Get Ed Koch's Name Off the Queensboro Bridge

Vallone says he's drafting a bill that would drop the late Ed Koch's name from Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge.

Oakland Gardens »

Bloomberg Scouted GOP Candidates to Oust Weprin After Stop-and-Frisk Vote

A mayoral aide tried to recruit a candidate to run against City Councilman Mark Weprin as retaliation.

Midtown »

Alex Meadows Drops Out of Race for Quinn's Council Seat, Report Says

Corey Johnson and Yetta Kurland will now face off in the September Democratic primary.

Sunnyside »

Former Queens City Councilman Walter McCaffrey Dies

McCaffrey represented Woodside, Sunnyside and Long Island City from 1985 to 2001.

Upper East Side »

Bill Thompson Snags UES Dem Club Endorsement After Shift on Trash Station

The Upper East Side Democrats reversed their non-endorsement position in the mayoral race.

Civic Center »

Restaurants Could Get Relief From Health Fines Under Quinn Proposal

Legislation proposed by Christine Quinn would reduce restaurant health fines by about 15 percent.

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.

Roosevelt Island »

Roosevelt Island to Get New Library, Council Member Says

The facility replaces an old one that's plagued with problems.

Upper West Side »

Upper West Side Schools, Dog Park and Senior Center Win City Funding

Almost every school in the district received funding for capital improvement upgrades. 

Upper West Side »

Dept. of Investigation Launches Probe into Ariel Russo, 911 System SNAFU

Nearly a month after their 4-year-old daughter's death, Sofia and Alan Russo are still seeking answers.

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