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In First Campaign Mailer, Mike Blake Casts Himself As A “Son of the Bronx.”

On Friday, Bronx Assembly candidate Michael Blake’s glossy four-page mailer began arriving in the mailboxes of 79AD prime voters. Blake uses the mailer in introduce himself to the voters he hopes to represent. He seems to answer critics who question … Continue reading

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BATTLE IN THE BOOGIE DOWN: Challengers Eye Scandal-Plagued Bronx Assemblyman | Politicker

This column was originally published on January 6, 2014. Former Assemblyman Stevenson’s federal corruption began that day. A week later, the jury returned a guilty verdict on all four charges. Under NYS law, Mr. Stevenson was immediately expelled from office. … Continue reading

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Former Bronx Assemblywoman Estella B. Diggs Died This Week

Estella B. Diggs, a former state assemblywoman who represented the Morrisania section in the Bronx, has died. She would have been 97 years old on April 21. Mrs. Diggs, a native of St. Louis, Missouri, served in the NY State … Continue reading

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