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Toba Potosky: I know affordable housing, because I live in it

May 5 | By Toba Potosky

“New York City is in an affordable housing crisis.” How many times do we need to hear that before our lawmakers take action? The difficult truth is that New York City doesn’t lack affordable housing opportunities — we lack affordable housing leadership. Those in charge either don’t know how to fix the problems, or they […]

Toba Potosky Emerges From Latest Financial Filing with Most Cash on Hand in District 33 City Council Race

February 23 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

New York City Council candidate Toba Potosky today announced having more cash on hand – over $166,000 – than any other candidate in the 10-way race to replace term-limited Councilmember Stephen Levin. Potosky said the financial information was released in the New York City Campaign Finance Board’s latest filing. District 33 encompasses most of the […]

Industrial firms Duggal Visual Solutions and Bednark are using their spaces in the Brooklyn Navy Yard to manufacture personal protective equipment for local hospitals. Company workers built face shields in the warehouse on March 26, 2020. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

Brooklyn Navy Yard companies accelerate coronavirus PPE production, inspire others worldwide

April 9 | Mary Frost

In late March, companies at the Brooklyn Navy Yard heard New York’s call to action, transforming their facilities virtually overnight to produce personal protection equipment for the battle against the coronavirus. CEOs Michael Bednark of Bednark Studio and Mike Duggal of Duggal Visual Solutions teamed up and began producing desperately-needed plastic face shields for health […]

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