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City Council member Carlos Menchaca (second from right) is among those endorsing reforms of community boards (Photo by Paula Kalinas via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Community Board Reforms Endorsed

In the News, New York, Politics April 15, 2014 at 1:51 pm

Changes to how community board members are recruited, screened and retained are receiving support in the City Council, whose members nominate half of the community board members, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

While the mayoral primaries took top billing in the media, plenty of City Council races, and a district attorney one, also garnered the attention of the ethnic and community media. (Photo by Maite Junco/Voices of NY)

Scandals, Upsets and ‘Firsts’ in Council Races

Elections 2013, Featured Posts, Politics, Voices' Picks September 11, 2013 at 10:15 pm

History was made and various lawbreakers were shown the door, including the once-powerful Vito Lopez.