Archive | August, 2013

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Why New York mayor’s race could be big deal for American liberalism

Posted on 30 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

The new front-runner in the New York mayor’s race is Bill de Blasio, the most liberal major candidate in the field. If he wins, it could be a boost for the left nationally And de Blasio hasn’t hedged on his calls for greater restrictions on New York’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy, which allows cops to waylay anyone they think might be involved in serious criminal activity. “What de Blasio has done with great success has been to energize the activist base of the Democratic . >>> READ MORE ...

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Donnery and Neuhaus spar over KJ support

Posted on 30 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

Donnery’s supporters create new Had Enough Party Published Aug 22, 2013 at 1:01 pm (Updated Aug 22, 2013) GOSHEN — The two candidates for county executive emphatically renounced the Village of Kiryas Joel and its famous block vote. Legislator and County Executive Candidate Roxanne Donnery, a Democrat, held a press conference this week in front of the Orange County Board of Elections in Goshen to announce the creation of the new Had Enough Party. She and her supporters collected more . >>> READ MORE ...

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Damn the Community, Full Steam Ahead

Posted on 29 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

Greenfield Once Again Sacrificing Community Interests for Political Expediency Damn the torpedoes, full steam ahead (Rear Admiral David G. Farragut, Battle of Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864)  Part 3 The NYC Council Primary Race in the 48th Council District is a case study in the topic at hand, Greenfield’s betrayal of his own community. As we’ve discussed earlier, Greenfield was an enthusiastic participant in the geographic dismemberment and political butchery of the Orthodox Jewish Communitie . >>> READ MORE ...

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Well Known Flatbush Figure Hopes to Score City Council Seat

Posted on 29 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

Brooklyn, NY – A community activist who has devoted more than twenty years to serving Brooklyn’s Jewish population as a liaison to the New York City Council and as the founder of a local safety patrol is hoping to escalate his efforts to an even higher level if elected as the newest City Council member in Brooklyn’s 48th District. A resident of Midwood for the past 24 years, Chaim Deutsch is perhaps best known for his role as the founder of Flatbush Shomrim, created in 1991 in respons . >>> READ MORE ...

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Bill de Blasio Surges Ahead of the Democrat Pack in NY Mayoral Primary

Posted on 28 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

De Blasio Close to 40% in New York Mayoral Race, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Quinn, Thompson in Battle for Second Place Quinnipiac_University_Poll . >>> READ MORE ...

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Fear of taxes, or of Hasidim?

Posted on 27 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

Proposed school for girls raises tax worry for Pine Bush district By Steve Israel Times Herald-Record Published: 2:00 AM – 08/27/13 BLOOMINGBURG — The school district says a proposed private school for girls would mean higher taxes for thousands. The school’s developer, Shalom Lamm, says the school — to serve his proposed 396-townhouse development in Bloomingburg — would actually be a boon to the taxpayers of the Pine Bush School District. And some fear that the school is more . >>> READ MORE ...

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Damn the Community, Full Steam Ahead

Posted on 26 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

Greenfield Once Again Sacrificing Community Interests for Political Expediency Damn the torpedoes, full steam ahead (Rear Admiral David G. Farragut, Battle of Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864) Part 2 One of Greenfield’s biggest obstacles on his road to political nirvana is Assemblyman Hikind.  His activism on behalf of his constituency over his many years in public office helped Hikind build a vast network of friends and supporters in Orthodox Jewish Communities state-wide as well as in the halls . >>> READ MORE ...

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Damn the Community, Full Steam Ahead

Posted on 23 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

Greenfield Once Again Sacrificing Community Interests for Political Expediency Damn the torpedoes, full steam ahead (Rear Admiral David G Farragut, Battle of Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864) Part One Greenfield once again shows his total and complete disregard for the 44th Council District he represents and the Orthodox Jewish Community he is from. This year’s NYC primary race and elections are extremely important to the NYC voters as it will determine the future direction of a post Bloom . >>> READ MORE ...

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Spitzer Stumps with Outcast Activist Infamous for Venomous Attacks on Blacks, Jews, Whites and Women

Posted on 22 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

By MATTHEW ABRAHAMS and CARL CAMPANILE Last Updated: 8:36 AM, August 22, 2013 Eliot Spitzer has gone from cavorting with hookers to hobnobbing with race-baiting political activists. The former governor, who is leading the polls in the race for city comptroller, toured the Frederick Douglass Houses in Manhattan Valley yesterday in the company of district-leader candidates Thomas Lopez-Pierre and Carmen Quinones. Spitzer’s campaign aides said Lopez-Pierre invited himself and they d . >>> READ MORE ...

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De Blasio, Quinn Neck-and-Neck

Posted on 16 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

Poll Shows the Public Advocate Surging in Race for Mayor By: MICHAEL HOWARD SAUL New York City mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio has the momentum in the race for the Democratic nomination, climbing his way into a tie with rival Christine Quinn as she scrambles to keep her support before Primary Day, a new Wall Street Journal-NBC 4 New York-Marist survey showed Thursday. Mr. de Blasio, the city’s public advocate, and Ms. Quinn, speaker of the City Council, are tied for first place . >>> READ MORE ...

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Beware of Government Intrusion!

Posted on 15 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

Antwerp Haredi Schools Forced to choose between Censorship and Subsidies By Cnaan LiphshizAugust 14, 2013 1:19pm New government regulations are threatening the pedagogical autonomy of Antwerp’s haredi Orthodox schools and sowing division between hardliners and moderates over whether to bring the community’s school system into conformity with secular educational standards. Earlier this summer, the Flemish government issued decrees that would force both state-funded and private Jewish . >>> READ MORE ...

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Court Rules in Favor of Hayon’s Republican Candidacy for the NYC Council Race in the 44th Council District

Posted on 15 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

On June 12, 2013 the Hayon Campaign filed petitions for placement of Joseph Hayon on the Republican Party Ballot for the November 2013 NYC Council elections in the 44th Council District. The number of petitions filed was well over the minimum requirement of 450. Much to the surprise of all, the campaign received a Notice to Cure from the NYC Board of Elections stating that the petition cover sheet had the wrong zip-code, which could be a fatal defect if left un-cured.  A close inspection of th . >>> READ MORE ...

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NYC Council Pals – Greenfield and Quinn

Posted on 12 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

Quinn rewards City Council pals with extra budget money for staffers and supplies By SALLY GOLDENBERG Last Updated: 5:12 AM, August 12, 2013 Posted: 11:23 PM, August 11, 2013 It pays to be friends with Christine Quinn. The powerful City Council speaker and leading mayoral contender rewards her pals on the council with additional staff paid for out of the council’s central budget. The practice, which has gone on throughout Quinn’s tenure as speaker, frees those select members to hire ext . >>> READ MORE ...

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Rudy’s team: Go, Joe!

Posted on 02 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

By BETH DEFALCO Last Updated: 2:44 AM, August 2, 2013 Posted: 2:00 AM, August 2, 2013 Three former Rudy Giuliani aides have formed a political-action committee to  boost mayoral hopeful Joe Lhota, who’s facing a significant challenge from  billionaire John Catsimatidis in the Republican primary. The New Yorkers for Proven Leadership PAC is the brainchild of Michael McKeon  and Chris Henick, advisers to Giuliani’s 2008 presidential campaign, and Ryan  Medrano, who worked on Giulian . >>> READ MORE ...

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Greenfield Hosts 48th Candidates’ Debate between Scavo and Kagan

Posted on 01 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

In his last week’s radio program David Greenfield hosted the debate between Kagan and Scavo, candidate for the 48th NYC Council District. It was quite uncanny of Greenfield to question the two hopefuls about the focus of their race to the NYC Council and their ambitions and plans of accomplishments in office.  Greenfield has a paltry record of accomplishments since he took office.  His record of accomplishments stands starkly in juxtaposition with that of his colleagues in elected office.  . >>> READ MORE ...

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