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Meet Yungman Lee, Challenger to Incumbent Congresswoman Velazquez, at Friend of a Farmer Thursday Evening

NOTE: This post has been revised to reflect a change of venue. Yungman Lee (photo), lawyer, former state official, bank executive, and public health advocate, has declared his candidacy for the Democratic nomination to the U.S. House of Representatives from New York’s Seventh Congressional District, which includes Brooklyn Heights. He is challenging Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, […]

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Dick Whitney, Madoff of the 1930s, Topic of Heights Casino Speaker Series Wednesday Evening

“Not Dick Whitney!” were President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s words on hearing that fellow patrician (though not fellow Democrat) Richard Whitney had been arrested and charged with perpetrating a massive fraudulent scheme that would prefigure Bernard Madoff’s even greater scheme in recent years. On Wednesday evening, November 6, Brooklyn Heights resident Malcolm MacKay, author of Impeccable […]

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