Emily Gallagher (left) and Phara Souffrant Forrest (right).BROOKLYN – Almost a month after elections, Emily Gallagher finally declared victory in the 50th Assembly District beating incumbent Joe Lentol. In Assembly District 57, Phara Souffrant Forrest declared victory against incumbent Walter Mosely. On June 23 Primary day, both candidates were trailing
A beautiful sunny day in Brooklyn. (Courtesy: lwitalis929 / Instagram)After a busy week, take the time to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! We’ve pulled together some of the most interesting recent stories from our sister sites. Assembly candidate Ramona Johnson calls Facebook
(Courtesy: friendsofemily / Emily Rawlings)Emily Gallagher, 32, calls North Brooklyn her home. The Brooklyn-based community activist moved to the borough from Rochester 10 years ago and is running for New York State Assembly 50th District Leader, which covers Williamsburg, Greenpoint, the Navy Yard, Clinton Hill, and parts of Fort Greene.