Julie Menin, CC ’89, hopes to use her experience as chair of Community Board 1 as she runs for Manhattan borough president.
The project is still temporarily enjoined by a lawsuit against the developer over the removal of parking spaces at Park West Village. But many opponents of the development saw Thursday’s hearing as the last, best chance to stop it.
Espaillat beat Linares by a margin of 62 percent to 38 percent in the Democratic primary, making him a virtual lock to hold on to his State Senate seat.
They’ve made history as some of the first Dominican-American officials elected, but Adriano Espaillat and Guillermo Linares haven’t squared off in an election since 1991.
If the new lines are approved, Columbia’s Morningside Heights campus would be split into two districts, an East Harlem council member would lose her portion of the Upper West Side, and, some local officials say, minority representation could be hurt uptown.
The cheerful, beer-swilling crowd at the Buddha Beer Bar came out to support their president and state senator.
The first four candidates to declare in the primary race have all raised more than $100,000. Democratic district leader Marc Landis is considered by some to be the frontrunner.
For their residents, the shelters are a place to stay while they get back on their feet. But to local politicians and some neighborhood residents, the new shelters are an undue burden on the community.
Cooper, a progressive with a long record on the Democratic State Committee, is the fifth candidate for the Upper West Side seat being vacated by Gale Brewer.
Next year, the ballot box is an exciting place to be in Upper Manhattan. Have a look at the recent drama next door with Rep. Charles Rangel’s victory, and what’s expected for the City Council race.
May 14, 9:15am
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