Q&A with Joseph A. Maffia, Candidate for Assembly District 75

Q&A with Joseph A. Maffia, Candidate for Assembly District 75

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Picture it: January 1, 2021. As New York City’s first COVID-era election cycle unfolds, online forums replace brick and mortar gatherings as the candidate vetting venue of choice. The format proves popular, with tenant organizations and block associations holding their own candidate forums alongside more traditional presenters such as political clubs. […]

Guest Opinion: Penn Station Redevelopment Must Focus on Transportation Issues First

Guest Opinion: Penn Station Redevelopment Must Focus on Transportation Issues First

BY LOWELL KERN, CANDIDATE FOR THE 75th ASSEMBLY DISTRICT | New York deserves a world-class transit hub that works for the city and our surrounding community. The current version of the Penn Station area redevelopment plan fails at achieving this mission—but the solution is not to scrap the entire plan. Instead, we must recognize the […]

Suspensions, Petitions, Forums Fill Full Plate of Updates in Race to Succeed Assemblymember Gottfried

Suspensions, Petitions, Forums Fill Full Plate of Updates in Race to Succeed Assemblymember Gottfried

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Other kinds of news-providing print publications and online sources would burden you with slogging through an introductory paragraph that serves only to stand by the hack public speaking chestnut, ¨Tell them what you’re going to tell them.” But we’ve got better things to do than waste your time. So let’s get right […]