Ruth M. Ford

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  • 14 years ago

    Federal prosecutors allege in a 15-count indictment that City Councilman Angel Rodriguez and a longtime friend, Jonathan Morales, attempted to extort $1.5 million in land, and $50,000 in cash, from a Red Hook developer, Greg O'Connell, a former po...

  • 15 years ago

    For the second time in 16 years, Brooklyn’s chance to anoint the next speaker is slipping through the fault lines. It was a seasonably cool night in Brooklyn when a smattering of freshman City Council members met to eat and talk at a restaura...

  • 15 years ago

    Despite predictions that the tragedy of September 11 would depress voter turnout, New Yorkers went to the polls last week in numbers not seen in a decade, and produced some surprising results. In Queens, there has been a mini-revolution: Democrati...

  • 15 years ago

    For the past eight years, James Davis, a cop-cum-minister, has hosted a once-a-year 'Stop the Violence' march in Crown Heights. This year, the Kings County Democratic Committee is engaged in an effort to block Davis's run for the Fort Greene-Crown...

  • 15 years ago

    As the afternoon sun beats down on the glass roof of the Palm House at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, Councilwoman Una Clarke lingers at the close of the 'Women in Power' luncheon hosted by the YWCA, to talk to a reporter. The 65-year-old Flatbus...


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