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Lincoln Restler a Favorite as Williamsburg’s Orthodox Leaders Meet to Discuss Council District 33 Endorsement
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Lincoln Restler a Favorite as Williamsburg’s Orthodox Leaders Meet to Discuss Council District 33 Endorsement

Update June 20th, 2021: Since this piece was published, candidate Lincoln Restler received the formal endorsement of several Satmar leaders and Hasidic State Assembly Member Simcha Eichenstein, who represents Borough Park. Yang, meanwhile, lost the support of some South Williamsburg leaders to rival Eric Adams. -- The leaders of South

What To Preserve And What To Develop – Some District 39 Council Candidates Can’t Seem To Make Up Their Minds About Park Slope
affordable housing

What To Preserve And What To Develop – Some District 39 Council Candidates Can’t Seem To Make Up Their Minds About Park Slope

Does landmarking make neighborhoods more affordable or more expensive? Some Park Slope council candidates can’t seem to decide. At a debate on Sunday, seven candidates seeking to replace term-limited Brad Lander in the Council District 39 seat were asked if they would support expanding the Park Slope Historic District,

Brooklyn Agency Managing Estates of Deceased Brooklynites Riddled With “Dysfunction and Dissension,” Comptroller Says
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Brooklyn Agency Managing Estates of Deceased Brooklynites Riddled With “Dysfunction and Dissension,” Comptroller Says

360 Adams Street, which houses the offices of the Kings County Public Administrator. (Image: Google Maps)The agency tasked with managing estates belonging to Brooklynites who pass away without a will or heirs is riddled with “dysfunction and dissension,” including a tendency to lose track of estate property that inexplicably

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