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Your correspondent just returned from his polling place (Congregation Mount Sinai) where reports are of a very light turnout today, despite almost ideal weather. We’re all weary of constant phone calls, flyers stuffing our mailboxes, and candidates and their sisters and their cousins and their aunts accosting us at subway entrances and on street corners. […]

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Herd for the 33rd Thunders to the Finish Line

After tomorrow, your phone will stop ringing incessantly with what prove to be recorded announcements from candidates or their endorsers. Letter carriers will celebrate a reduction in the bulk of their deliveries. Tomorrow is primary election day. Today, the Daily News endorsed Evan Thies in the Democratic primary for the 33rd City Council District. Previously, […]

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Final “Herd for the 33rd” Debate Produces Little Disagreement, Except on Lampposts

Last night was the final debate, before next Tuesday’s primary election, among the candidates for the 33rd District City Council seat being vacated by David Yassky. Six of the seven showed up for the event at St. Francis College auditorium; Isaac Abraham was unable to attend because of a wedding. Responding to a series of […]

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“Other” Ken Speaks Out in Council Race

NYC Council D-33 candidate Ken Baer is profiled in the Brooklyn Eagle: Brooklyn Eagle: “I am the only candidate among seven who does not use a car, so I won’t need a special parking permit. I travel by mass transit and favor bicycling,” said Baer. His background includes being the New York State Sierra Club […]

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Marty Backs Lopez’s Levin for 33rd

Brooklyn Beep Marty Markowitz endorsed Vito Lopez staffer Steve Levin as his pick of the Herd for the 33rd yesterday: Brooklyn Paper: In thinly veiled language, Markowitz made it clear that he endorsed Levin because he is the only candidate who supports the city’s plan for the Broadway Triangle, which opponents say is flawed because […]

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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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Biviano Retakes Lead in BHB Poll on Herd for the 33rd

As of 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, our BHB poll on the Herd for the 33rd City Council District continues to be a closely-fought battle between Brooklyn Heights resident Doug “Biv Against the Machine” Biviano and “machine” candidate Steve Levin, with Biviano holding the narrow lead he retook after last night’s debate. Update: As of 1:00 P.M. […]

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Full Video: Chuck Backs Steve at Borough Hall in the Herd for the 33rd

U.S. Senator and Brooklynite Charles Schumer announced his support for Vito Lopez staffer Steve Levin in the race for the NYC Council’s 33rd District in a press conference at Brooklyn Borough Hall this morning. No local television stations were on hand, so BHB is the only place you’ll be able to see the full press […]

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City Council Candidate Starts Drive for P.S. 8 Playground

Democratic NYC Council candidate (D33)/ Brooklyn Heights resident Doug Biviano  announced today that he is starting a petition to provide a temporary playground for P.S 8 kids.  They’ll be losing their current school yard due to an expansion project announced earlier this year. And as election year attention getting ploys go, this one doesn’t seem […]

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The Herd for the 33rd: The Magnificent Sumthin’ Seven

Oy vey!  We have such a headache from trying to remember all the candidates for David Yassky’s New York City Council seat representing the 33rd District.  Perhaps we should give them nicknames?  Nah, too early and just too easy to go the “Snow White” route.  Anywho,  the Herd for the 33rd meet for another debate […]

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