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Amanda Septimo (Photo by Kristina Siriotis via Hunts Point Express)

Running for a City Council Seat in the Bronx

Bronx, Elections 2016, Government, Politics January 13, 2016 at 5:24 pm

The Hunts Point Express spoke with three of the many candidates vying to fill the 17th district City Council seat in the Bronx.

Janvieve Williams Comrie is one of the cofounders of a small cooperative called Ginger Moon that makes healthy meals for pregnant women and new mothers. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/ Voices of NY)

Support Worker Co-ops, Advocates Tell City Council

Featured Posts, Labor May 14, 2014 at 10:39 pm

Supporters of worker cooperatives request funding to help these nascent businesses grow.

Let’s Vote: Do We Water the Plants Too?

Let’s Vote: Do We Water the Plants Too?

Featured Posts, Labor, Latino, Voices' Picks April 4, 2014 at 3:51 pm

Worker cooperatives, in which all members have a say, gained attention at recent City Council hearings.

An unhappy Mike Memon displays a Sanitation ticket in his office at Bergen Discounts. (Photo by Gabriella Iannetta, via Mott Haven Herald)

Bronx Merchants Upset Over Sanitation Tickets

Bronx, Business, Environment, Government December 18, 2013 at 1:35 pm

Some Bronx merchants complain that they are unfairly ticketed by the Department of Sanitation for garbage which has been scattered after-hours by people foraging for bottles, reports the Mott Haven Herald.

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.