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Council eyes term limits for community board members

Sunset Park
Community board members would face term limits if a resolution introduced in the City Council is adopted by boards across the city. … Full Article

Recchia gets over 6,000 signatures for congressional run

Domenic Recchia's grassroots campaign collected and formally submitted more than 6,100 signatures of registered Democrats to be listed on the ballot, his campaign announced Friday. The signatures submitted were collected over the course of 35 days from over 250 volunteers. … Full Article

De Blasio: From mayor of Park Slope to mayor of New York

Park Slope
I have seen him all over my girlfriend’s Brooklyn community: in a restaurant, the gym, by the subway.  … Full Article

Bill de Blasio delivers first 100 days speech

New York City
Mayor Bill de Blasio marked his first 100 days in office with an impassioned recounting of his populist values meant to re-energize his grassroots base and place his agenda within the framework of New York City's activist history. … Full Article

De Blasio has victories, missteps in 1st 100 days

New York City
Bill de Blasio, New York City's first Democratic mayor in a generation, has been in office nearly 100 days, a time marked by political hardball over pre-kindergarten, second-guessing over snowplows and an unfortunate attempt to eat pizza with a knife and fork. … Full Article

De Blasio appoints heads of four departments, including Brooklyn Navy Yard

Navy Yard
Mayor Bill de Blasio named four key appointments to his administration on Tuesday, including appointing David Ehrenberg as the president and chief executive officer of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation. The Mayor also appointed Dr. … Full Article

New poll shows de Blasio approval at 49 percent

New York City
A new poll shows nearly half of respondents approved of the job New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is doing. The New York Times/NY1/Siena College poll released Monday found that 49 percent of those polled liked how he was performing, while 31 percent disapproved. … Full Article

Conservative Party speaker assesses de Blasio’s first 100 days in office

Bay Ridge
April 10 will mark Bill de Blasio’s 100th day in office and a New York Post columnist offered an assessment of the mayor’s tenure so far, telling the Brooklyn Conservative Party that the mayor’s proposed ban on carriage horses on city streets bears particular scrutiny. … Full Article

Grimm blasts Recchia over Sandy rebuilding delays

Coney Island
In the latest political kerfuffle in southern Brooklyn, U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm took a swipe at his opponent, former Democratic councilman Domenic Recchia, over the slow pace of Superstorm Sandy rebuilding efforts in the city. … Full Article

Treyger wants flashing lights on snow plows

Coney Island
Spring is here, but Councilman Mark Treyger’s mind is still on the brutal winter New Yorkers have just gone through. … Full Article
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