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Monique Chandler-Waterman (left) and Farah Louis (right) are the two frontrunners in the June 25 election. Photos via the candidates' campaigns.

Front-runners for City Council seat get a boost

June 21 | Paula Katinas

It’s like déjà vu all over again, as Yogi Berra used to say. Councilmember Farah Louis won her Central Brooklyn seat in a special election on May 14, but just a few short weeks after being sworn into office she already has to run for re-election. This time, Louis is running in a Democratic primary […]

From left, CB9 Executive Committee members Vivia Morgan, Eve-lyn Williams and Chairperson Patricia Baker during a heated moment at a community board meeting on Tuesday night. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Hiring ‘nightmare’ escalates at Crown Heights community board

June 12 | Lore Croghan

After nearly four years without a district manager, Community Board 9 met Tuesday night to choose one —which did not happen after six of the 24 board members present refused to cast a vote. The long-running drama of CB9’s search process to fill the job of top neighborhood bureaucrat has included the ouster of two […]

At left are Eve-lyn Williams and Stuart Balberg, two of the Executive Committee members who staged a walkout at Monday night’s Community Board 9 meeting. Chairperson Patricia Baker is at far right. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Community board’s search for top bureaucrat takes another dramatic turn

May 29 | Lore Croghan

A Community Board 9 meeting erupted into shouting and a walkout Monday night, the latest drama in a process that has seen two district managers ousted amid scandal in three years — all as part of the search to fill the spot of top neighborhood bureaucrat. Three board members staged a walkout at the meeting, […]

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