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Are the Barrons Planning to Switch Seats? Updated

🕔08:55, 21.Jul 2011

Term limited Councilman Charles Barron was asked by Our Time Press if he is going to switch seats with his wife, two-term Assembly woman Inez Barron.  “I am leaving all my possibilities open,” the councilman said. “I am thinking, if

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At Witt’s End:Local City Council Members React to Layoffs and Budget Cuts Updated

🕔14:05, 2.Dec 2010

By Stephen Witt Central Brooklyn readers wondering if their local city council members are on their game could learn a thing or two from their response to the recently proposed layoffs of 10,000 city workers. The proposal came last month

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Halftime Instructions for the Freedom Party Updated

🕔13:54, 31.Jul 2010

By Alton Maddox The Freedom Party has to collect 15,000 valid signatures for the gubernatorial candidacy of Councilman Charles Barron with at least 100 “valid” signatures in 15 congressional districts.  The signatures of the Freedom Party are expected to be

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Democracy and Diversity Called For in City Council Leadership Updated

🕔14:44, 20.Nov 2009

“I would bring Democracy to the City Council,” says Councilman Charles Barron, throwing his hat in the ring to replace the current City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and reform the rules of the Council in January 2010. “No one should

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Community Outraged at Proposed NYPD Use of Youth Center

Community Outraged at Proposed NYPD Use of Youth Center Updated

🕔17:08, 19.Nov 2009

 “This is ludicrous” was the emphatic comment of community activist Salema Davis, speaking about the New York City Police Department takeover of the Arnold and Marie Schwartz Community Center, a 25-year-old East New York PAL Center and the only youth

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