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Appeals court dismisses case vs. Arroyo

Government, Politics August 14, 2013 at 7:25 pm 2 comments

The case to knock reining City Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo off the ballot before the September Democratic primary was upended today by a five-member panel of State Supreme Court judges who heard the case on Tuesday in a Manhattan court. The court’s Appellate Division on Wednesday dismissed challenger JulioRead More

Arroyo to stay on ballot says Board of Elections

Arroyo to stay on ballot says Board of Elections

Government, Politics August 9, 2013 at 5:14 pm 1 comment

The referee ruled that even though more than a thousand of the signatures on nominating petitions were fraudulent, enough valid signatures remained to meet the threshold of 450 required by law.

Council member Maria del Carmen Arroyo, right.

Arroyo blames employees for forged signatures

Government, Politics, Uncategorized August 1, 2013 at 8:26 pm 2 comments

Incumbent City Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo admitted under oath that people employed by her campaign had committe fraud.

Lawyer Donald Dunn shows copies of petitions for the Arroyo campaign he and City Council candidate Julio Pabon claim are wrought with forged signatures.

Fraud allegations mar Council race

Government, Politics July 26, 2013 at 5:37 pm 2 comments

The race for Hunts Point’s seat on the City Council became a whole lot more heated in late July, as the challenger, Julio Pabon, publicly accused incumbent Maria del Carmen Arroyo of standing by while her campaign staff forged large numbers of signatures to get her on the ballot.

Julio Pabón, far left, giving a stump speech to supporters while formally announcing his candidacy for City Council, near the Hunts Point Branch Library on May 21.

Pabón announces candidacy at Hunts Point library

Government, Politics May 24, 2013 at 8:39 am 0 comments

Arroyo’s opponent kicks off campaign.

Pabón enters Council race

Pabón enters Council race

Politics April 11, 2013 at 9:08 am 4 comments

A political outsider enters the race for the City Council’s 17th District seat in the South Bronx, looking to topple long-time incumbent Maria del Carmen Arroyo.

Artists recapture South Bronx history

Artists recapture South Bronx history

Art March 9, 2013 at 5:29 pm 1 comment

Three participants in a radical artistic collaboration in the late 1970s were reunited at the Bronx Documentary Center on Feb. 16 to recall a time when a shabby storefront near the Hub became a hot spot of the New York art world.