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Politics

First round of filings reported in council race

First round of filings reported in council race

Rafael Salamanca reported a war chest of $48,515 to the city’s Campaign Finance Board in the first round of filings on Jan. 15, followed by Amanda Septimo with $27,580 and Joann Otero with $8,382.

Government / Jobs

Council candidate says job creation is key

Rev. J. Loren Russell

Creating jobs and new businesses is a central theme in the campaign of a political newcomer, Rev. J. Loren Russell, who is running for the vacant seat for city council in District 17.

Politics

Rafael Salamanca announces City Council run

Rafael Salamanca announces City Council run

Community Board 2 District Manager Rafael Salamanca has announced he will run for the vacant 17th district city council seat, joining a long list of candidates.

Politics

Maria del Carmen Arroyo to resign

Maria del Carmen Arroyo to resign

City Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo has announced that she will resign at the end of the year, after ten years representing Hunts Point and Mott Haven.

Government / Politics

Arroyo swamps Pabon to retain Council seat

Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo celebrates victory with at The Clock Bar in Port Morris on primary day.

The incumbent will be back representing Hunts Point and Longwood, after surviving a vigorous challenge from upstart Julio Pabon.