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City Politics

Kings County Politics (KCP)

By Stephen Witt   Councilman Charles Barron Canarsie’s Old Boys Club Political pundits pummeling former Kings County Democratic boss Vito Lopez might do well to turn their pens toward new Kings County Democratic boss Frank Seddio. A case in point is the 46th District City Council race where Seddio’s former chief of staff and heir […]readmore

Community News

Blackout At Brevoort Houses

Day after day of unrelenting heat last week strained parts of the city’s electrical grid.  By Friday night, lights were flickering in Brevoort Houses. About 10am Saturday they went out completely in seven of Breevoort’s 26 buildings, including ironically the community center which was designated as the local cooling center.    According to Chris Olert, […]readmore

Other News

Green Movements Grow in Central Brooklyn

Last weekend, November 19-21, the first annual conference to forge food, farming and policy solutions for the Black Community convened at Brooklyn College in New York City, convening farmers, gardeners, activists, students and community leaders from across the nation and around the world. The 3-day conference, attended by more than 500 people, was hosted by […]readmore