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Our Endorsements for Local Elections

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U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney While the upcoming elections have been largely overshadowed by the devastation and recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy, there are still important choices for voters to make on November 6th. We interviewed most of the candidates in contested elections in the districts covered by Our Town, the West Side Spirit, and Our Town Downtown. The editorial [&hellip
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Decision 2010: Our Political Picks

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Politics

Governor: Andrew Cuomo With the amount of dissatisfaction and disappointment that many have expressed toward New York State government, it’s clear we need a governor who has a strong vision for the office and who can take control of a Legislature that has caused embarrassment on a national level. The choice for voters is between [&hellip
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Part of the Problem

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To the Editor: Your support (“We Endorse,” Sept. 9) of two members of Congress who are well past their sell-by dates, and one of whom is clearly a crook, shows your paper’s inability to see past the tired, established mainstream media biases that have made your industry increasingly irrelevant. Of all the years to support [&hellip
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Senate Candidates Get Endorsements

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

By Dan Rivoli Democrats in the race to succeed State Sen. Eric Schneiderman recently won endorsements. Assembly Member Adriano Espaillat got the backing of his ally, Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg, who is unaffiliated with any party after dumping the GOP, cited Espaillat’s independence in Albany
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Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

By Dan Rivoli Scott Stringer, Manhattan’s borough president and Upper West Sider, is backing his neighborhood’s favorite son for attorney general. Stringer endorsed Eric Schneiderman Aug. 26, citing his reform credentials and fighting corruption in the State Senate. “If I only had one reason behind my decision, it is that there is no better candidate [&hellip
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Perkins Fights For Environment

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To the Editor: In the current New York State Senate, there are few lawmakers truly fighting for a better environmental future for New Yorkers. Bill Perkins is one such legislator. He has a proven record of fighting for New Yorkers and getting results. As State Senator for the 30th District, Bill Perkins has fought for [&hellip
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