Michael Nelson

After Brief Senate Career, Russian-Speaking Pol Aims For City Council

06/16/2013 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

He served just 11 days in Albany, and spent much of his brief term as a state senator struggling to help constituents recover from Superstorm Sandy before falling victim to redistricting.

Now, David Storobin is jumping back into politics in a run for City Hall. Born in Belarus, the Republican prevailed in an extremely tight Brooklyn race last year to succeed imprisoned Sen. Carl Kruger -– after months of counting and unproven allegations of voter fraud. But Kruger’s district was split in five in last year’s reapportionment process.

David Storobin seeks a political comeback after defeat in race for super-Jewish Senate district.

Councilmen Demand Accountability For Brooklyn College BDS Event

05/02/2013 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

Unwilling to accept the City University of New York's report last month on the handling of an anti-Israel event at Brooklyn College, five members of the City Council are demanding that an administrator at Brooklyn College be held accountable for her actions.

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