Lower Manhattan may see more Hurricane Sandy Recovery funding

This past week, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg revealed a new funding initiative to help the neighborhoods which were hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy last October. This funding will come from the initial portion of the $1.77 billion Community Development Block...

Lower Manhattan Sheldon Silver joins Electoral College to vote Obama

Joined by Lower Manhattan’s very own state assemblyman, Sheldon Silver, the 29 members of New York’s Electoral College will be meeting today in Albany to officially cast their “pledged” votes for President Barack Obama. Taking place...

Waste Transfer Operations – East 91st Street

  Kellner Disapproves Waste Transfer Operations Manhattan’s Assemblyman Micah Z. Kellner showed his disapproval of the creation of a waste transfer station, amounting to $240, on the East River at East 91st Street as proposed by the Bloomberg...

Newly Announced Manhattan Community Boards, Younger and More Diverse

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer has shown his commitment to increased diversity and youth among Community Board members. Yesterday, the current borough president and city mayoral candidate eagerly announced the appointment of 82 new members to...

Civilian Complaint Review Board receives more Power

City Hall has announced that it would be giving added strength to the Civilian Complaint Review Board for the investigation of police misconduct. This move was announced in response to growing discontent with the New York City Police Department and...

Fortress Investments CEO and Director, Daniel Mudd, feels pressure of Freddie Mac Investigation

At 9:12 am today, the Associated Press sent out a wire which stated that Daniel Mudd, who formerly served as a chairman of Fannie Freddie Mac (the Federal National Mortgage Association), will be taking a leave of absence from his duties as CEO and Director...

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