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Sherrise Palomino Stakes Her Claim In 77AD Race

Looks like there’s a new player in 77th Assembly District version of cable TV’s Game of Thrones. And her name is Sherrise Palomino. Palomino is a 2nd generation American of Jamaican, Cuban and Indian heritage. She earned bachelor’s and master’s … Continue reading

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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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Watch “District 17’s New Leadership. (Commercial) #Vote4Julio” on YouTube

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SoBro City Council Candidates Face Off on BronxTalk Debate

On Monday, incumbent CM Maria del Carmen Arroyo faced off against her Democratic challenger and small businessman, Julio Pabon on BronxTalk Live. The 17th Council District encompasses Melrose, Hunts Point, Longwood as well as parts of Morrisania, Soundview and West … Continue reading

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Road to City Hall: NY City Council Debate – Pabón v Arroyo

Pabón calls out FreshDirect giveaway and would create technology center for job development & education. Continue reading

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‘Phony’ councilwoman will stay on ballot – Silobreaker via NY Daily News

‘Phony’ councilwoman will stay on ballot Eight years incumbent CM Maria del Carmen Arroyo will be allowed to stay on the ballot for the November election, despite filing campaign petitions that were riddled with bogus signatures, according to a court … Continue reading

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‘Phony’ councilwoman will stay on ballot – Silobreaker via NY Daily News

‘Phony’ councilwoman will stay on ballot will be allowed to stay on the ballot for the November election, despite filing campaign petitions that were riddled with bogus signatures, according to a court ruling Friday. A whopping 81% of the 3,339 … Continue reading

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Bronx Incumbent Charged In Petition Fraid

Today, Thursday, July 25th, Julio Pabòn and a group of defrauded Democratic Party members denounced City Councilwoman Maria Del Carmen Arroyo for her campaign’s complete and utter disregard for the law by facilitating the forging the signatures of hundreds of … Continue reading

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South Bronx No Longer Nation’s Poorest Congressional District — USA Today

At last, the South Bronx is free! A recent USA Today analysis shows that the South Bronx is no longer the nation’s poorest congressional district. —Poorest. Three Texas metro pockets were poorest: McAllen, Brownsville and Laredo. Income per person in … Continue reading

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Pregnancy the #1 killer of teen girls – Metro News

My jaw dropped yesterday when I saw that headline on page 9 of the Metro. According to Save the Children, teen pregnancy is responsible for over 1 million deaths a year in the developing world. The group also claims that … Continue reading

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