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Martin Connor’s 1990s’ Apartment Purchases: Too Good Of A Deal?

The Daily News reports NY State Senator Martin Connor bought two apartments for what appears to be less than their worth: one in 1994 for $12,500 and one in 1997 for $50,000: Connor, in a telephone interview, rejected Squadron’s allegations as “nonsense,” insisting he received no special treatment in the purchases. BPC, he insisted, only […]

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Marty and The Kid in Living Color

What happens when you take a 30 year State Senate veteran and an upstart protege of a U.S. Senator and put them on stage together?  They stop being polite and start getting real.  Gotham Gazette’s video of last night’s Connor/Squadron debate after the jump:

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BHB Readers Endorse Daniel Squadron

The readers of Brooklyn Heights Blog have spoken – loudly – about their pick in this Tuesday’s  25th State Senate District Democratic primary. In a survey conducted over the last week of persons who identified themselves as registered Democrats in the 25th who plan to vote in the September 9th primary, 79% chose challenger Daniel […]

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Squadron-Connor Debate Liveblogging 2

8:26pm: Connor to Squadron: Trustafarian! 8:29pm: moderator bitchslaps connor for getting too personal. and I mean, really too personal. the audience started booing and hissing. 8:29pm: Connor to Squadron: Open your books! Who’s funding your existence? 8:32pm: Squadron not getting personal with Connor, won’t ask him about his Jeep Grand Cherokee paid for by campaign […]

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Liveblogging The Squadron-Connor Debate

BHB is here at the St. Francis College Auditorium, awaiting what is sure to be a most riveting display of oratorical prowess. So far, the auditorium is PACKED…with empty seats. Come on down! 6:59pm: auditorium filling up nicely. Note to St. Francis College: Free your WiFi, Free Your Mind 7:05pm: and the debate is on! […]

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Martin Connor Used Campaign Funds For A Brand New Car, Parking?

This may be old news, but it was news to me: According to a 2006 Report compiled by the nonprofit Common Cause organization on NY State campaign funds misuse, State Senator Martin Connor spent over $70,000 on “other” expenses, including a brand new car (a Jeep Grand Cherokee) and a parking space in Brooklyn Heights, […]

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Marty and the Kid Square Off Tonight in Brooklyn Heights

Reminder this is tonight: Sen. Martin Connor and Daniel Squadron, candidates in the September 9 Democratic primary in the race for the 25th State Senate District will debate on tonight (September 3). Citizens Union, publishers of the Gotham Gazette, will host the event from 7pm – 9pm at St. Francis College’s Founders Hall [180 Remsen […]

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John Chromczak, Log Cabin GOP’ers Speak Out

Producer Nerina Penzhorn gets the low down on what makes the group of LGBT members of the GOP aka Log Cabin Republicans tick. Included in the piece is John Chromczak who is running for the NY State Senate seat representing the 25th District.

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SuperFriends: Diamondstone Backs Kid Squadron

Brooklyn Heights super-commenter/attorney TK Small and his assistant Leroy Martinez attended Ken Diamondstone’s press conference on Court Street and Atlantic Avenue this afternoon exclusively for BHB.  They snapped a photo and provided us with the official press release detailing Diamondstone’s backing of Daniel Squadron in the Democratic State Senate primary (aka The Bid for the […]

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Ken Diamondstone Has a Very Special Announcement: He’s Backing Squadron

While we’ll be at our “day jobs” earning a living at 1pm today,  City Council candidate/former State Senate candidate Ken Diamondstone wants us to know that he will be making a special announcement at that time regarding The Bid for the Twenty Fifth.  Anyone who is near the corner of Atlantic and Court this afternoon […]

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