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Before the Renaming for Dinkins, There Was Koch, RFK and FDR

There was a bit of confusion, celebration and head scratching last Friday when Mayor Bill de Blasio announced he was planning to rename the Manhattan Municipal Building at 1 Centre Street after his old boss, former Mayor David Dinkins. 169 more words

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Former Councilman Peter Vallone Is About to Become a Judge

One of Queens’ most colorful politicians may soon be on the bench.

Peter Vallone Jr., who served as Astoria’s city councilman for 12 years, was nominated for a civil court judgeship this morning, he confirmed to the Observer. 294 more words