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Arroyo campaign workers charged with forgery

Three workers for City Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo’s reelection campaign were charged on March 26 with forging signatures to get the incumbent on the ballot last spring.

Stevenson convicted of taking bribes

Stevenson convicted of taking bribes

Disgraced Assemblyman will be sentenced in May.

Voters stay home in record numbers

Voters stay home  in record numbers

Just 14.8 percent of the eligible voters–9,711 of the 65,459 registered—went to the polls.

Councilwoman enters leadership race

Councilwoman enters leadership race

Mott Haven Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito cruised to re-election on Nov. 5 and immediately announced that she wants one of the most powerful jobs in city government – City Council Speaker.

Mark-Viverito wins re-election

Mark-Viverito wins re-election

Incumbent defeats five opponents handily, promising she won’t forget Mott Haven in her split district.