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The Manhattan Beach Community Group met earlier this month for their 72nd annual general membership meeting, an end-of-year celebration where new officers are installed and the year’s accomplishments celebrated. This year’s event carried extra weight as the group’s president, Ira Zalcman, said goodbye after seven years of leadership, and the group passed an amendment to…

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After a strong showing in the 48th District City Council race to replace term-limited Michael Nelson, Councilman-elect Chaim Deutsch has sent out a press release thanking voters, and said he’s hitting the ground running. According to the release, Deutsch has continued to walk the neighborhood thanking voters and listening to constituent concerns, and he’ll continue…

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A new law raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old has been kicking around the City Council for more than three years, but most New York City residents didn’t hear about it until yesterday, when the legislative body gave its seal of approval. If Mayor Michael Bloomberg signs…

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A high-ranking source in the Brooklyn Republican Party is elated that Russian media mogul Gregory Davidzon is throwing his hat into the ring with a surprise write-in campaign for the 48th Council District, saying that it’ll prove whether or not his support is worth paying for. Davidzon has long held himself up as the “kingmaker”…

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Proclaimed “Kingmaker” of the Russian-American community Gregory Davidzon has announced a write-in campaign for the 48th District of the City Council, a seat currently occupied by term-limited Michael Nelson, and for which three prominent candidates are already vying. Davidzon announced his campaign during an hour-long segment on his radio station, Davidzon Radio, yesterday, touting his…

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The race to replace Michael Nelson as councilmember for the 48th District is about impossible to predict as the Powerball, but prognosticators have speculated that the issue of securing a “safety net” for the district’s poor and sick might be a major factor. An article in the Jewish Week is reporting that the safety net…

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Vying for the Democratic nomination to replace term-limited Michael Nelson in the City Council’s 48th District, Natraj Bhushan is making technology the cornerstone of his platform, saying that a councilman’s office should be a hub for information and innovation. The 27-year-old Brighton Beach native, son of an Indian father and Pakistani mother, has provided legal…

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The Manhattan Beach Jewish Center, Shorefront Jewish Community Council, and The Jewish Press will be holding a town hall meeting with all of the candidates for City Councilmember for the 48th District, August 7, at 7:30 p.m. inside the Regency Room of the Manhattan Beach Jewish Center, 60 West End Avenue. The candidates attending are Chaim…

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