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Haves and Have Nots: Elite Brooklyn Private Schools Rake in Millions in Federal Paycheck Aid-DOE Budgets Slashed

Gothamist reports elite Brooklyn Heights private schools are among institutions that received millions from the Federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Private schools are eligible for PPP because they are considered non-profit businesses. According to data released by the Small Business Association, St. Ann’s, Packer Collegiate, Brooklyn Friends, and Brooklyn Heights Montessori all received loans. This money is in […]

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Pierson To Announce Endorsements Monday In District 33 Council Race

The Democratic challenger in the NYC council D33 race has picked up a few key allies. Stephen Pierson will be officially endorsed Monday morning at Borough Hall by Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, Democratic State Committeewoman Jo Anne Simon and New Kings Democrats President Alex Low. Pierson’s presser reiterates the major focus of his campaign against incumbent, […]

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Levin: I Owe It All to Vito

City Hall reports on “40 Under 40: The Next Political Leaders of New York” in its latest issue.  Among them our new man in the NYC Council, 28 year old Steve Levin.  Sure, the election isn’t until November but his “opponent” – we think it’s Conservative Party candidate Elizabeth Tretter –  is nowhere to be […]

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If Levin’s Such a Carpetbagger, Then Why is He the Frontrunner?

Oy to the vey with this 33rd District race – what with the overwhelming number of mailers coming into our mailbox, the claims of blogs being a front for candidates, commenters here posing as the bloggers allegedly shilling for a candidate who are in fact shills for another candidate themselves, people with clipboards knocking on […]

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Daily Gotham Deconstructs Doug Biviano

Daily Gotham’s “Mole 333″ has a beef with Brooklyn Heights resident/ NYC Council D-33 candidate Doug Biviano: Daily Gotham: I first met Biviano at an IND meeting before IND imploded and I took a possibly permanent leave of absense from their board. Doug was very earnest, thoughtful and seemed very honest and decent. Past times […]

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The Red Socks Debate for the 33rd CD

Brooklyn Independent Television and the Community Newspaper Group have posted video of  last week’s NYC Council D33 debate.  In addition to the Herd for the 33rd, the Brooklyn Paper’s Gersh Kuntzman and CNG’s Aaron “Red Socks” Short moderate. (Hint: fast forward to 2:45 mins into the video, that’s when the action starts) Also, anyone else […]

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Biv Against the Machine

The Herd for the 33rd City Council District met last night, minus a couple of sheep, for a debate in Williamsburg.  The Brooklyn Paper’s Ben “The Other Guy” Muessig was on the scene and reports that our homegrown candidate, Doug Biviano was quite animated to say the least:

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City Council Debate Monday

From the BHB Inbox comes word that the Brooklyn Heights Association Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats and Independent Neighborhood Democrats will be hosting a debate between candidates for the 33rd City Council District seat being vacated (unless it’s not) by David Yassky who is running for NYC comptroller.  From the Brooklyn Heights Association newsletter: City Council […]

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Eagle’s Holt on the Race for the 33rd

The Brooklyn Eagle’s Dennis Holt looks at the race for David Yassky’s seat in the New York City Council representing the 33rd District.  The term-limited Yassky is running for NYC Comptroller. Businessman  Ken Diamondstone recently tossed his hat in the ring to represent the 33rd in the City Council.

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