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Incumbent I Daneek Miller Wins Primary Election

By Editor | September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Incumbents across all city primary election races from Mayor to City Council fared very well without a single City Council incumbent defeated.  Council Member I Daneek Miller won his primary race against his challenger by a wide margin of 78% to 22%. Miller spoke to Communities of Color News about the focus of his […]

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Adrienne Adams: Community is Priority One

By Editor | September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Minutes after the primary election results were announced, Adrienne Adams talked with Communities of Color News to discuss her upcoming priorities and dispel some of the issues that arose during the campaign. Adams primary win places her close to securing the seat which, due to the lack of an incumbent, would begin her term on […]

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Adrienne Adams Wins City Council Seat Vacated by Corruption

By Editor | September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

It was the shout of “We Won” in the parking lot of the JFK Hilton that was the indication that the election night headquarters received the news that Adrienne Adams had secured the win. Prior to that, it was a nail biting scene.  Who would secure the vote as Adams and opponent Richard David battled […]

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First Lady McCray Hosts Conversation on Mental Illness

By Editor | September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

How are you feeling?  Are you or a loved one depressed or anxious?  Would you know what to do or where to go for help? First Lady Chirlane McCray hosted a community conversation on the subject of mental illness and the Thrive NYC program.  The goal was to connect individuals, and their loved ones, to […]

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Senior Appreciation Month 2017_Event Listing

By Editor | September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Its time to celebrate seniors. Check out this very extensive list of great programs for seniors.  Events include concerts, luncheons, movies, bowling and more.  There is something for everyone!    Senior Appreciation Month 2017  Elected Official Event / Date Arrival Time Location Contact Name Contact Phone Mayor Office of Community Affair Sept. 7, 2017 “Oldies […]

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NYC Releases Voter Guide & Candidates Video Statements for Election 2017

By Editor | September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Its your city, vote for what you want. The primary election is Tuesday, September 12.  The city’s official, nonpartisan Voter Guide for the primary elections on Tuesday, September 12 is now available.  The print edition of the Guide will be delivered to every household with an eligible registered voter in the five boroughs.     Candidates’ […]

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Candidates Forum Signal Race for Wills’ Open Seat is Underway

By Editor | September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The room was full for the candidates’ forum for City Council District 28 on August 29, a rainy and dreary night.  Democratic candidates Richard David and Adrienne Adams were joined by Republican candidate Ivan Mossop.  The other Democratic candidate for the seat, Hettie Powell, did not attend. The forum began with candidates’ introductions, proceeded to […]

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Political Process without Petitions Raises Doubt

By Editor | September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

“I did it the way it was supposed to be done,” said Hettie Powell candidate for City Council District 28 at a candidate’s forum on Wednesday, August 30 in Richmond Hill.  The candidates were fielding questions submitted by the audience and an individual asked about how they felt about the fairness of getting on the […]

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Lt Gov Announces Upcoming Upgrades to Downtown Jamaica

By Editor | August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

On a beautiful, hot and sunny day in front of the historic façade of the Jamaica Performing Arts Center, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul announced the winning projects selected for the Jamaica Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI).  In August 2016, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Downtown Jamaica was the winner of the $10 million DRI, a plan […]

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Convicted Council Member Asserts His Innocence

By Editor | August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

  “I have not lied to my community and I maintain my innocence,” posted former Council Member Ruben Wills on Facebook after he was tried and convicted for stealing more than $30,000 in taxpayer’s money.  The jury found Wills guilty of one count of a scheme to defraud, two counts of grand larceny and two […]

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