Residents of the County of Kings won three of the hottest races in the city, with Park Sloper Bill DeBlasio claiming the Democratic nomination for mayor, Brooklyn Heights boy Joe Lhota grabbing the Republican line, and Carroll Gardens state Sen. Daniel Squadron and Fort Greene Councilwoman Letitia James heading into a runoff for Public Advocate. Comments (3).
Voters in the 48th Council District delivered an upset in Tuesday’s primary, selecting Flatbush Shomrim founder Chaim Deutsch over two Russian-speaking candidates in a district that was recently redrawn along ethnic lines to be a so-called “Super Russian District.” Comments (3).
Assemblyman Bill Colton (D–Bath Beach) has made a signature issue of fighting a proposed garbage transfer station at the end of Bay 41st Street — but this paper has learned that in fact, the prominent opponent was for the project before he was against it. Comments (15).
Woody Allen once said that 80 percent of life is showing up. Carlos Menchaca says he proved it last night, pointing to his presence over the last few months as the secret to his surprise Sunset Park council win. Comments (3).
A 22-year-old man was arrested at his girlfriend’s Mill Basin home for allegedly trying to pillage an automatic teller machine in Sheepshead Bay, and then cops arrested his girlfriend — and her mother — after they allegedly shoved officers during the raid. Comment.
Having running backs Kahlil Lewin and Curtis Samuel on the field made it easy for Erasmus Hall coach Danny Landberg to go for it — even on fourth down and two with his team clinging to a one-point lead. Comment.