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Hurricane Sandy Devastates Sheepshead Bay Business Owners

Small businesses run by immigrants from the former Soviet Union are struggling to get back on their feet in Sandy’s aftermath.

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Polish Pols Lament Community’s Lack of Influence

The Empire State Building’s refusal to light up for Pulaski Day symbolizes what Polish leaders fear is their community’s weak position in the city’s civic life.

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Residents put in their two cents at a participatory budgeting meeting

Putting Your Two Cents into the Budget

In the second year of participatory budgeting, New Yorkers in several communities get to vote on spending city money.

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Election Language Barrier for Russian Speakers in New York City

Governor Cuomo’s quiet veto means ballots and instructions in Tuesday’s election won’t be translated into Russian – again.

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The View From Flatbush’s Little Pakistan

No major destruction, but no food deliveries, either. Among the shortages: special vegetables flown in from South Asia.

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The Post-Sandy View From Greenpoint

After the hurricane, business as usual-almost.

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19 Votes Decide Election

19 Votes Decide Election After Monthlong Wait

Chris Olechowski declared winner in the race for Democratic district leader, unseating incumbent.

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