Aguila Incorporated, a Bronx-based non-profit wants to open a 170-bed homeless shelter on a residential block of Carroll Gardens. It plans to offer single adults housing in a five-story building on West Ninth and Court streets to help less fortunate individuals find a better quality of life, but neighbors fear a cramped facility will encourage troubled Read more »
The Simcha Felder campaign kept the news business going last week.
Simcha Felder announced that he hired Kalman Yeger as Senior Adviser for his campaign, the Yeshiva World writes. Yeger is an experienced campaign operative, having worked for Brooklyn Councilmen Lew Fidler (D – District 46) and David Greenfield (D – District 44).
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State Senator Marty Golden (R) racked up some more endorsements this week, coming from the sectors of public safety and labor, two of his biggest supporters. According to press releases from Golden’s campaign, he has received endorsements from New York’s Public Employees Federation, as well as the Uniformed Firefighters Association.
By Anna Goldenberg
The Financial Times writes that Romney was a more engaged and aggressive debater than Obama, but that the Republican might have opened up problems for himself by pushing his tax plan without providing much detail.
While the candidates disagreed over policies to boost the economy, Obama and Romney were respectful, and largely agreed over the issues of improving education, protecting Social Security and increasing energy production in the U.S., the Wall Street Journalwrites.
The American Jewish Comittee released suvery results that indicate a split among Jewish denominations regarding the presidential candidates. Orthodox Jews favor Mitt Romney while most other denominations surveyed favor Obama. Councilman David Greenfield is opposed to creating a “Super Jewish” City Council district encompassing all of Borough Park, the Yeshiva World News reports. He says Read more »