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Day: <span>August 22, 2013</span>

View From Here: Human Priorities Should Take Precedent

By David Mark Greaves Eighty-nine (89%) of  eligible voters did not vote in the last mayoral primary.  This bit of knowledge is what is driving all of the Political Action Committees (PACs) and election advisors.   Their equations are based upon the 11% of “likely voters”, and if they can sway them, they’re good.   That is […]readmore

BK Teens Get Guns with Ease

By Aissatou Diallo Keilon LaBarrie, 18, watches his back every time he leaves his Flatbush home. He knows so many teens with guns that he feels unsafe in his neighborhood. Even though experts at the Centers for Disease Control credit the low rate of teen gun ownership in New York City to stronger gun laws, […]readmore

Race to Succeed Al Vann Gets Ugly

Mailing by controversial well-moneyed organization attacks three candidates By Stephen Witt The race to succeed term-limited Al Vann from the 36th District of the City Council took a nasty turn this week when a glossy pro-Kirsten John Foy mailer was sent to residents labeling his opponents as  “Three bad options”. And Rev. Conrad Tillard, one […]readmore

City Councilwoman Mealy’s leadership questioned

Opponents present new ideas for 41st District covering East Flatbush, Ocean Hill-Brownsville and parts of Bed-Stuy By Stephen Witt While incumbent 41st District City Councilwoman Darlene Mealy appears to be running for re-election in a low gear, her two opponents –  Stanley Kinard and Kathleen Daniel – say change is desperately needed come Primary Day, […]readmore