A new poll finds Mayor Bill de Blasio's approval rating is slipping in the wake of protests surrounding the Eric Garner grand jury decision. … Full Article

Brooklyn districts vary in Election Day turnout

Across several neighborhoods in Northeast Brooklyn, voters reported few if any issues with their experience Tuesday morning, often going out of their way to compliment election workers as being competent, courteous, and helpful. … Full Article

Arab-American leaders urge voters to get to the polls

A leading Arab-American organization in the city conducted a last-minute drive to get voters of Middle Eastern heritage to the polls on Election Day. … Full Article

Recent poll shows Grimm with 19-point lead over Recchia

The topsy-turvy race between Republican U.S. Rep. … Full Article

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
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