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Ridgewood property owners reject ‘City of Yes’ plan after presentation from urban planner


Apr. 3, 2024 By Anthony Medina A resounding NO for the “City of Yes” echoed throughout the halls of the Ridgewood Presbyterian Church during a Ridgewood property owners meeting early last month, as urban planner Paul Graziano presented his argument against Mayor Eric Adams’ initiative. The Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association, comprised of dozens…
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Licensed cannabis dispensary owners unite to push for local crackdown on unlicensed weed shops


Apr. 3, 2024 By Anthony Medina A coalition of legal and licensed cannabis dispensary owners have come together to urge New York State officials to take swift legislative action against unlicensed weed shops. The dispensary owners have joined forces and penned a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul, State Sen. Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly…
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Assemblymember Rajkumar’s ‘Operation Smokeout’ gains momentum: rallying for passage of ‘SMOKEOUT Act’ to combat illegal smoke shops in NYC


Apr. 2, 2024 By Anthony Medina An ‘Operation Smokeout’ campaign spearheaded by Assemblymember Jenifer Rajkumar has brought multiple rallies across the city to advocate for passage of the “SMOKEOUT Act,” ahead of the bill’s anticipated success this month.  Rajkumar, who represents District 38 in the New York State Assembly, introduced the SMOKEOUT Act early this…
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