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Events climate change event flyer 1
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Join Councilmember Brad Lander to learn more about Climate Change and the active steps we can take to fight it Wednesday, July 22, at P.S. 321 on 7th Avenue at 6:30pm. The event will begin with a presentation on the One NYC Plan, Mayor de Blasio’s initiative to help New York obtain a sustainable and resilient city that…

Politics participatory budgeting library garden
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https://vimeo.com/123887350 The votes are in for this year’s participatory budgeting initiative in Councilmember Brad Lander’s District 39, and we’ve got some cool local projects to look forward to! Nearly 2,700 people turned out to vote — including Mayor Bill de Blasio — in the process that gets local residents involved in choosing how the Councilmember…

Politics participatory budgeting library garden
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https://vimeo.com/123887350 Want to enjoy an outdoor storytelling space at the library? Think Union Street could be a bit more green? Would you like more turnstiles at the 7th Avenue F/G subway station? Then be sure to vote in Councilmember Brad Lander’s participatory budgeting process! The fourth year of participatory budgeting in District 39 gives residents 14 years of…

Politics Ballot via Brad Lander
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Voting for the fourth year of participatory budgeting in District 39 is fast approaching, and Councilmember Brad Lander just shared the projects that you’ll be able to choose between to receive a combined $1.5 million in funding. Here’s the complete list of projects that are on the ballot: Art in the 4th Avenue F/G Subway Station ($325,000) To accompany its recent…

Education Photo by David
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Assemblymember Jim Brennan is not happy with the budget and corresponding legislature recently proposed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, and he is not about to let it slide. The local representative is inviting neighbors to sign online petitions regarding education and public transport, as well as to attend a meeting discussing these issues at 6:30pm this Wednesday, March 4…

Politics Community Board 6 coverage map via CB6
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Interested in getting more involved in your local community government? The deadline to apply to serve on Community Board 6 is coming up fast! Community Boards meet monthly and discuss everything from overflowing trash bins to potholes and liquor license renewals to city plans to reroute traffic. The local boards don’t have an official say, but they do…

Events community board 6
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The Community Board 6 monthly general meeting is this Wednesday, February 11 at 6:30pm at the Old First Reformed Church, 729 Carroll Street at 7th Avenue. The meeting is open to the public, and offers a great way for residents to learn more about issues facing the community. There’s also a portion at the end…

Politics Photo via IDNYC
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito launched the country’s largest municipal identification program this morning – and residents from all five boroughs can now apply for an ID card that will allow individuals to open bank accounts; access all city buildings; receive discounts on prescriptions; land free one-year memberships at museums,…

Politics Vote Here Sign
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Tuesday, November 4 is election day, and polls will be open from 6am to 9pm. Here are some of the things you should know before casting your vote: • Find out where your polling site is with this locator. • Enter your address to see a sample ballot here. City- and statewide races include governor and…

Politics Vote Here
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Today, Friday, October 10, is the last day to register to vote in the November 4 general election. Here’s what you need to know: • If you’d like to print off and mail your registration, the form can be found here in English and here in Spanish. Forms must be postmarked no later than October 10 and received by a board of elections no later than October 15 to…

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