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Residents packed a Melrose church to listen to the city’s mayoral candidates explain their positions on the issues but didn’t get to hear from the three candidates who are considered frontrunners for next November’s election.
Randall’s Island belongs in the Bronx, say advocates While New Yorkers wait for an appointed commission to carve the city up into a new set of districts for City Council representation, some South Bronx residents hope the new lines don’t mean they will lose control of Randall’s Island. At a public hearing on Jan. 9 [...]
Ruben Diaz Jr. wants four more years.
Rep. Serrano says island’s decision could spell trouble for GOP With the Latino vote playing a major factor in President Obama’s reelection, U.S. Rep. Jose Serrano (D) said Tuesday’s vote by Puerto Rico asking to become the 51st state could pose a new challenge for the Republican-controlled House. But Serrano, a former chairman of the Congressional [...]
The City Council’s proposal to change district lines would give Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito a much smaller chunk of Manhattan to represent, while dramatically increasing her Mott Haven representation. Mark-Viverito opposes the change, as do many of her constituents in both boroughs.