By Rachel Silberstein on Jul 15, 2016 05:25 pm City Council unanimously adopted a resolution introduced by Councilman Mark Treyger and Councilman Chaim Deutsch, as well as 48 other members of the Council and Public Advocate Letitia James, calling on the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) to designate the Coney Island Riegelmann Boardwalk a scenic landmark. The resolution, originally introduced to the City Council on [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jul 15, 2016 04:48 pm Assemblywoman Pamela Harris â€” who is in the middle of a bruising primary battle to hold onto her seat â€” pushed back Friday against allegations in the New York Post that her campaign inappropriately coordinated with the nonprofit she founded to help Coney Island youth. The Post pointed out that Coney Island Generation Gap, a [...]
By Sheepshead Bites on Jul 15, 2016 11:46 am By Elizabeth Elizalde Just in time for election day. Voter registration forms in five new languages — Russian, Urdu, Haitian Creole, French and Arabic — are available under the City’s effort to expand voting participation, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday. â€œNo one should be disenfranchised because of their language,â€ the mayor said. â€œThese voter [...]
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