POLITICS: In last night’s election, Democrat City Councilmember Vincent Gentile won reelection against his Republican challenger, John Quaglione, 63% to 36%, out of 20,142 votes cast. This will be Gentile’s third term as a City Councilmember.
POLITICS: On October 7, City Councilmember Vincent Gentile and his Republican opponent, John Quaglione, faced each other in a fiery debate hosted by the Dyker Heights Civic Association, where they hit each other on their ability to bring funding back to the district and fielded several questions about crime and public safety.
POLITICS: An anonymous source recently weighed in on the feud between State Senator Marty Golden and Brooklyn Republican Chair Craig Eaton, telling Brooklyn Eagle’s Paula Katinas that divisions among the Kings County GOP could result in far-ranging consequences for the party.
TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: Red light cameras have become a familiar presence on certain heavily-trafficked intersections of New York City. Now, in the aftermath of several gruesome and fatal crashes throughout the city, both state and city officials are increasingly supporting the introduction of cameras to punish drivers who endanger others by speeding.