District 27

Daneek Miller wins by a landslide, will replace Leroy Comrie
Daneek Miller wins by a landslide, will replace Leroy Comrie
Politics Maggie Hayes 11/06/2013 at 1:31AM

After coming out on top of a crowded primary race, Daneek Miller easily slid past the general election and right into the District 27 council seat. “We have a lot of uphill battles,” Miller said. “When you see how working families have been treated over the last decade, it’s imperative that we have a voice [...]

Districting debacle: Blurry line for Cambria Heights
Districting debacle: Blurry line for Cambria Heights
News Maggie Hayes 10/26/2012 at 8:28AM

Cambria Heights residents are standing unified against a proposal to divide them into two council districts. Around 400 people attended an emergency town hall meeting on Sunday, October 21, hosted by attorney and assembly hopeful Clyde Vanel. “We were expecting 40 people,” said Vanel, who was pleasantly surprised by the community turnout. Vanel told the [...]

Parents vote down school ‘Choice’ in District 27
News Melissa Chan 2/29/2012 at 5:06PM

A unanimous vote overwhelmingly turned down one city proposal that would switch up the middle school enrollment process within District 27. Following a 7-0 vote, board members of the district’s Community Education Council (CEC) defeated the city Department of Education’s (DOE) “Middle School Choice” plan, which would have allowed students to apply to attend almost [...]