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In light of the “summer of hell” on New York’s commuter railways, city Councilmember Vincent Gentile, in a letter to returning MTA Chairman Joe Lhota, made a second call for an audit of the i … Full Article

Saperstein: Deutsch is failing to address Brooklyn's homelessness

Steve Saperstein, the Republican candidate for City Council in Brooklyn's 48th District (Sheepshead Bay-Brighton Beach) called out his opponent Councilmember Chaim Deutsch for failing to "tidy up" Brooklyn’s homeless problem. … Full Article

Ede Fox hopes TWU support drives her to primary win

Ede Fox, who is challenging incumbent Councilmember Laurie Cumbo in the Democratic primary, is hoping that a recent endorsement she received from the Transportation Workers Union (TWU) will help drive her to victory in September. … Full Article

El-Yateem will file 2,850 petition signatures to get on ballot

Rev. Khader El-Yateem apparently isn’t taking any chances. A City Council candidate hoping to get his or her name on the ballot for the Sept. … Full Article

Transport Workers Union backs Brannan for City Council, candidate announces

City Council candidate Justin Brannan announced that he has garnered the support of the Transport Workers Union (TWU) 100. … Full Article

De Blasio looks to link Malliotakis to Trump

Donald Trump’s name is not on the ballot in the New York City mayoral race, but Mayor Bill de Blasio appears to be trying to bring the president into the fray. … Full Article

Public safety, sanitation issues highlight Gentile town hall

With the end of his tenure as a City Council member on the horizon, Vincent Gentile is spending his last months in office trying to build bridges between his constituents and city officials who can help them with quality-of-life issues. … Full Article

Massey drops out of mayoral race, clearing path for Malliotakis

With millionaire real estate mogul Paul Massey’s abrupt departure from the mayoral race, Republican Nicole Malliotakis now appears to have a clear path to the GOP nomination to run against Democratic incumbent Mayor Bill de Blasio in November in what is sure to be one of the hottest races f … Full Article

City Council Candidate Liam McCabe learns valuable lesson about honor on the National Honor Flight

At a time when families are honoring their fathers and grandfathers, City Council candidate Liam McCabe reminisced about a special journey he recently took with his war hero grandfather.  … Full Article

Cumbo wins support from LGBTQ council colleagues

Councilmember Laurie Cumbo, running for her second term representing the 35th Council District (Fort Greene-Clinton Hill), has gotten a big pat on the back from her co-workers. … Full Article

Gov. Cuomo announces appointment of Joe Lhota as chairman of MTA

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced the appointment of Joe Lhota to serve as the chairman of MTA. In this role, Lhota will direct the executive management team to address the current crisis facing MTA. … Full Article

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