Wednesday: 34th Council District Community Forum on Transportation

The Democratic Primary election is coming up on September 10!  What can our next Councilmember in the 34th District do to address transportation issues facing our community? Hear from the candidates tonight at a community forum hosted by Transportation Alternatives, NAG, El Puente, Riders Alliance, Right Rides, and GWAPP. All of the candidates for the 34th Council District seat have been invited to this event: Vito Lopez, Antonio Reynoso, Gladys Santiago and Humberto Soto. When: Wednesday, August 28, 6:30pm Where: Bird River Studios, 343 Grand St., Williamsburg Note: NAG does […]

VOTE! Primary Today

Unless you are a local political junkie (or got those robo-calls from Chuck Schumer and Bill Clinton), you may have missed that today is a primary day for Federal elections in NY state. Locally, there are two very important contested elections in our area – the 7th and 8th Congressional districts. Since both districts are heavily Democratic, today’s primary could well decide who wins the seat in November. The 7th district, which runs from Borough Park in the south through South Brooklyn and the Lower East Side, and then takes […]