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East New York »

East New York Primary Voters Back John Sampson Despite Indictment

Sampson and Charles Barron won their primaries in East New York.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Assemblyman Denny Farrell Eyes Affordable Housing in Reelection Bid

Farrell, 82, has represented the area in the state Assembly since 1974.

Upper East Side »

Meet the 4 Democrats Competing for an Assembly Seat on the Upper East Side

The Democratic candidates running to replace Micah Kellner will debate each other Monday night.

Crown Heights »

Here Are the Candidates for Brooklyn's 5 Vacant State Legislature Seats

The primary is Sept. 9 for seats that have been open almost all year.

Upper East Side »

Veteran Staffers Left Unemployed After Micah Kellner's Office Shuts Down

Two staffers were left jobless after Sheldon Silver closed the office over sex harassment allegations.

Upper East Side »

16-Year-Olds Take Step Closer to Serving on Community Boards

A committee resolution to let 16- and 17-year-olds serve will now go before the full City Council.

Crown Heights »

Eric Adams 'Troubled' By Unfilled Brooklyn Seats, Including His Former Post

State Senate and Assembly seats in four Brooklyn districts have been vacant since January.

Upper East Side »

Embattled UES Assemblyman Micah Kellner Will Not Seek Re-Election

Kellner reportedly announced his decision at a meeting of the East Side Democratic Club last night.

Upper East Side »

Kellner Challenges Ethics Committee as Gov. Cuomo Calls for His Resignation

Governor Andrew Cuomo said Assemblyman Micah Kellner should either deny the allegations or resign.  

Chelsea »

Changes to Hudson River Park Air Rights Spur Development Hopes and Fears

The park may soon be able to sell its air rights to nearby development sites.

SoHo »

Manhattan Politician Targets Wild Boar Ban

A bill awaiting Gov. Cuomo's signature would put a stop to pigs gone wild in New York. 

Williamsburg »

Vito Lopez Won't Face Criminal Charges in Sexual Harassment Scandal

Assemblyman Vito Lopez will not face criminal charges for allegedly harassing female staffers.

Midtown »

State Pols Square Off Over Madison Square Garden's Property Tax Exemption

The World's Most Famous Arena has not paid up to $16 million in annual taxes for 31 years.

New Dorp & South Beach »

Local Architects Want Protection From Lawsuits for Voluntary Disaster Work

A group of local architects is pushing for a law to protect volunteer work from lawsuits.

Corona »

Peralta Aims to Help Queens Shed 'Outer Borough' Moniker in BP Run

Jose Peralta's experience in a diverse district makes him a uniquely qualified candidate, the pol says.

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