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Jamaica »

Council Hopefuls Vie for Leroy Comrie's Southeast Queens Seat

Also up for grabs was a seat that will be vacated by Councilman James Gennaro.

Upper West Side »

Noah Gotbaum Touts Business Background, School Advocacy in UWS Council Bid

Noah Gotbaum said he would be a strong, independent voice in the City Council. 

Fort Greene »

Pro-Development PAC Donation Causes Bad Blood in 35th District Race

Jobs for New York is canvassing Fort Greene on behalf of City Council candidate Laurie Cumbo.

Chelsea »

Johnson and Kurland Attack Each Other's Record in District 3 Debate

The Monday night debate often veered into attacks on each other's pasts.

Upper East Side »

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.

Sunnyside »

Man Arrested After Torching Ex-Councilman's SUV in Sunnyside, Cops Say

Devon Page, 22, lit ex-Councilman Eric Gioia's SUV on fire Sunday, cops said. 

Stapleton »

Skate Park Owner Called Cops After Fight Over City Council Campaign Sign

Workers from Lisa Giovinazzo's staff allegedly yelled at kids who took down her campaign signs.

Upper East Side »

32BJ Labor Union Pulls Endorsement of Micah Kellner After Sex Allegations

The union dropped its support of Kellner due to allegations of sexual misconduct.

Bushwick »

Vito Lopez Cancels Second Campaign Appearance in Five Days

Lopez has now canceled his first two scheduled appearances at the non-profit he founded.

Midtown »

Stringer Issues 'Conditional Approval' for East Midtown Plan

The proposal, which would allow bigger skyscrapers around Grand Central, now heads to City Planning.

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.

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