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Grimm-Recchia race enters final stretch

As the race between embattled U.S. Rep. … Full Article

Grimm, Recchia meet in NYC House race final debate

The candidates in a hotly contested race to represent Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn in the House of Representatives are facing off in a final debate.
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Rookies go up against incumbents in 2 Bay Ridge races

In a redistricting process that took place in the early 1980s and that is still talked about in some political circles, Bay Ridge, which had up to that point been represented by a single State Assembly member, was carved up into several different districts. … Full Article

3 members appointed to NYC jails watchdog board

A hospital executive, a former deputy child-welfare commissioner and a corporate lawyer have been appointed to the New York City board charged with overseeing the jail system.
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Golden-Kemmerer race heats up a week before Election Day

State Sen. Marty Golden is a man on a mission, according to sources in his re-election campaign. The lawmaker, who is running for a seventh term representing the 22nd Senate District in southwest Brooklyn, is focused not only on trying to win on Nov. … Full Article

Thompson addresses gun violence at Coney Island meeting

Andrea Clinton has lived in Coney Island for the better part of a century.  Even as crime has dropped in the neighborhood considerably since the 1990s, she said she is still afraid of the rampant gun violence she has seen. … Full Article

Golden drafting bill to help executors access emails of deceased

A person who has died left behind a will designating a relative as the executor of his estate. But the deceased also did his banking and paid his bills online and never gave anyone his passwords. … Full Article

Malliotakis wins support from law enforcement unions

Cops are in Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis’ corner. The lawmaker was endorsed on Tuesday by the leaders of nearly all of the law enforcement unions in New York City. … Full Article

Grimm’s trial postponed until Feb. 2

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm learned on Tuesday that he will not go on trial in federal court in December, as originally scheduled. Judge Pamela K. Chen of the Federal District Court in Brooklyn ordered a postponement of the Republican congress member’s criminal trial until Feb. … Full Article

Grimm, Recchia to debate in tight NYC House race

Rep. Michael Grimm, a Republican who represents Staten Island and part of Brooklyn, was to face his Democratic challenger in one of New York's most hotly contested races in a televised debate. … Full Article
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