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Written by West Side Spirit on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

NeighborhoodChatter Compiled by Megan Bungeroth and Alex Mikoulianitch FRESH PRODUCE  DELIVERED TO SENIORS Through a program sponsored by Council Member Gale Brewer’s office, local seniors are able to participate in a unique farm-to-table produce delivery service that will run through the end of October this year. Seniors are able to sign up for the Westside Senior [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Gloria Steinem Pressures Quinn on Paid Sick Leave Bill

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Gloria Steinem via Wiki Commons. 2013 Mayoral Race Gloria Steinem is pressuring Christine Quinn on the paid sick leave bill. Bill de Blasio took in heavy donations from the taxi industry, which he has supported. And Quinn took in quite a bit from a developer that was exempted from the living wage bill. Manhattan Voting machines in the Espaillat/Rangel primary [&hellip
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June’s Primary, July’s News

Written by Christopher Moore on . Posted in Opinion West Side Spirit

Wrangling with Rangel,the elections Board, redistricting and even voters Is it too late to complain about Rep.Charlie Rangel? Or the Board of Elections? Or the way people voted last month? I thought it was, given that the congressional primary election was held June 26. That night, we learned that Rangel had beaten back a serious [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Rangel Congratulates Espaillat on “Ambitious” Run

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons Manhattan Guillermo Linares is in for a Senate run against Adriano Espaillat, while Mark Levine appears to be dropping his candidacy. Charlie Rangel issued a statement congratulating Espaillat. U.S. Senate Wendy Long challenged Kirsten Gillibrand to a series of five debates. 2013 Mayoral Race John Catsmatidis doesn’t think Christine Quinn is a lock to get [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Billy Baldwin Says Brother Alec’s Chances of Running for Mayor Real

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Alec Baldwin. Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons. Manhattan Despite the holiday, the Espaillat-Rangel race is still in full-tilt. The dispute at the Board of Elections harkens back to a past race. State Senate How competitive will this year’s state Senate elections really be? 2013 Mayoral Race Billy Baldwin says Alec Baldwin’s prospects of running for mayor are real. Eva Moskowitz (who’s not [&hellip
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Espaillat & Rangel Recount: Worthy of an HBO Movie

Written by Josh Rogers on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Photo by John C Abell. Photo courtesy of Flickr Commons. Tuesday is turning into “bash the BOE day” with the New York Times editorial page and many others blasting the city’s Board of Elections for its difficulty getting an accurate count for the few votes cast in last week’s Congressional primary in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx. The Times says that the board does not [&hellip
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Espaillat Attorney Could Pave Way For Another Primary Election Against Rangel

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Reporters swarm Espaillat campaign spokesman Ibrahim Khan outside Manhattan Supreme Court At a hearing in State Supreme Court in lower Manhattan today, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat’s counsel Martin Connor announced the campaign’s intention to file a petition that could potentially pave the way for a do-over of last week’s Congressional primary election. Espaillat lost to Rep. Charlie Rangel by what was initially reported as several thousand votes, [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Rangel & Espaillat Going to Court

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Adriano Espaillat, phtoo courtesy of wiki commons. Manhattan As Rep. Charlie Rangel’s margin of victory narrows, he and Adriano Espaillat are going to court today. A Dominic-American group is demanding the Department of Justice monitor the vote-counting process. Marty Connor is leading Espaillat’s legal efforts. Brooklyn The degree to which the two Satmar sects played a role in Nydia Velaquez’s victory is [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Wall Street Fears Charles Barron Congressional Win

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Brooklyn POLITICO looked at Ed Towns’ unexpected endorsement of Charles Barron. Wall Street and the city’s political class are fearful of a Barron win. Hakeem Jeffries and Barron debate foreign policy. Queens Rory Lancman is pounding the issue of protecting social security. Bronx/Manhattan Charlie Rangel skipped a debate in the Bronx, which Adriano Espaillat criticized. [&hellip
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