Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer recently hosted an informational meeting to encourage teens to serve on community boards, The Villager reports.
Days before the Syriza party triumphed in the Greek elections, speakers in NY explained its anti-austerity position and encouraged Greeks to vote, The National Herald reports.
In Chinatown, many say that Sheldon Silver did well for the community and they believe him innocent of charges, Sing Tao Daily reports.
City Council member Margaret Chin, despite being criticized, continues to favor the indictment of policeman Peter Liang, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Michael Blake, the new assembly member for the 79th district, talks with Norwood News about his plans.
The death of former Rep. Herman Badillo, considered the most influential Puerto Rican politician for decades, has prompted an outpouring of grief, El Diario reports.
Community Board 3 chair Gigi Li has announced a series of moves that appear responsive to members who criticized her leadership last spring, reports The Lo-Down.
Latino representation in NYC government is inadequate, say leaders of a new campaign aimed at persuading the de Blasio administration to do more, reports City Limits.
World Journal looks at how WeChat, a popular social media platform among the Chinese, helped to garner an impressive result on Election Day for little-known candidate Doug Lee.
A Republican-controlled state senate may not bode well for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s housing policies but City Limits finds that the situation may not be that much worse than it was prior to the election.
Flushing’s Ron Kim, who is being challenged for his assembly seat by Republican businessman Phil Gim, pointed to his accomplishments in a wide-ranging interview with Queens Chronicle.
If elected as a New York State Supreme Court judge on Nov. 4, Queens Civil Court Judge Carmen Velásquez would be a historic victory for the Ecuadorean community, reports Queens Latino.
Fully one-third of the races for the NYS legislature feature uncontested candidates. Gotham Gazette and City Limits explore the phenomenon in a joint report.
Two Dominican candidates hope to gain more visibility for their community in New Jersey, El Diario reports.
Asian Americans are boosting their political clout by getting the vote out and pushing politicians to be more responsive to their needs.