Sheldon Silver leaves court May 3, 2016 after sentencing hearing.

Opening Statements Expected Today in Sheldon Silver Retrial

Sheldon Silver leaves court May 3, 2016 after sentencing hearing.

The retrial of former Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver on federal corruption charges …

State Sen. Brian Kavanagh; Chinatown, November 2017.

Sen. Kavanagh Holds Community Convention May 6

State Sen. Brian Kavanagh will be hosting a Community Convention in Lower Manhattan Sunday, May 6. …

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Harvey Epstein Wins Special Election in 74th Assembly District

Harvey Epstein coasted to an easy victory in the 74th Assembly District last night. …

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Council Member Rivera Holds Community Resource Fair April 28

Coming up on Saturday, April 28, City Council Member Carlina Rivera is hosting a community resource fair with Grand Street Settlement. There will be …

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Road to Albany: Harvey Epstein is Ready For Tuesday’s Special Election

If you’re not aware, there’s a special election next week to select a new representative in the 74th Assembly District. …

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Jury Seated in Sheldon Silver Retrial

The jury has been selected for Sheldon Silver’s retrial on federal corruption charges. …

Sheldon Silver, 2016.

Silver Trial Delayed as Star Witness Deals With Medical Issue

There have been complications in the retrial of former Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver. …

Sheldon Silver at the federal courthouse in 2015.

Juror in First Silver Trial Says He Was Pressured to Convict

The retrial of former Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver on federal corruption charges is set to begin next week. …

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New Downtown Dems, Upstart Political Club, Launches April 11

A new political club has been created in Lower Manhattan called New Downtown Dems, and its organizers have scheduled a launch event for next week. …

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Gigi Li Goes to Work for City Councilmember Margaret Chin

A high profile member of Community Board 3 has gone to work for City Councilmember Margaret Chin. Beginning this week, Gigi Li is deputy chief of staff and district office director for the Lower Manhattan representative. …