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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 […]

Boro prez brings out new tool to re-examine, demand changes in policing: Men in suits

June 9 | Nicholas Williams

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams organized a peaceful protest against police brutality alongside numerous businessmen, marching from Borough Hall to the 84th precinct on Sunday afternoon. Over 100 Black businessmen gathered at Borough Hall, some dressed in black, blue, gray, and beige suits, along with other protesters and some members of the Vulcan Society. The […]

Attorney Eric Palatnik shows a design for development at 265 Front St. to Community Board 2’s Land Use Committee, which rejected the plan. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

R-e-s-p-e-c-t the z-o-n-i-n-g, Vinegar Hill residents tell property owners.

February 21 | Lore Croghan

Michael and Tom Spinard wanted to build a nine-unit apartment building with shops on their corrugated fence-enclosed Vinegar Hill property, which has been a parking lot since the 1950s. Neighborhood residents who oppose their development plan said they got the zoning all wrong. Community Board 2’s Land Use Committee voted down the Spinard brothers’ plan […]

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