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Democrats flipped three NY congressional seats in 2018. Only ANTONIO DELGADO remains. Can he win again in 2022?

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The entire team at Bolton-St. Johns congratulates our colleagues and friends, Teresa Gonzalez, Partner, and Keyla Espinal Antigua, Senior VP, for being recognized in City & State’s Power of Diversity: Latino 100. We could not be prouder of both your commitments and unprecedented work as advocates in the Latino community. Your leadership and dedication to equity and inclusion is valuable in your efforts to create a comprehensive political landscape throughout the state. We are lucky to have colleagues with such dedication, perseverance, and unique perspective on how to best support our communities.

Thank you, both for all you do. If you wish to contact Teresa Gonzalez, Keyla Antigua, or any of our outstanding team members, visit us at:

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Todo el equipo de Bolton-St. Johns felicitamos a nuestras colegas y amigas, Teresa Gonzalez, Socia, y Keyla Espinal Antigua, Vice Presidenta Senior, por ser reconocidas en “City & State’s Power of Diversity: Latino 100.” No podríamos estar más orgullosos de su compromiso a su trabajo, en especial su trabajo como defensoras de la comunidad Latina. Su liderazgo y dedicación a la igualidad y la inclusión son valiosa cualidades en sus esfuerzos por crear un panorama político integral en todo el estado. Tenemos la suerte de tener colegas con tanta dedicación, perseverancia y una perspectiva única sobre cómo apoyar mejor a nuestras comunidades. Gracias a ambas por todo lo que hacen. Si desea comunicarse con Teresa González, Keyla Antigua o cualquiera de los miembros destacados de nuestro equipo, visite:

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EDITOR’S NOTE

RALPH R. ORTEGA Editor-in-chief

I LOVE WHEN I tell people that my mother was from Chile and my father was from Cuba. It often catches some people, mostly Latinos, off guard. While both are Latin American nations, their cultures and customs are quite distinct. Even the accents are different. When I go to Cuba, folks say I sound Chilean. And when I go to Chile, I’m often told I sound like a Cuban. There was a lot to know about my parents and where they came from while I was growing up. It’s the same when it comes to learning who New Yorkers are, and it shows why heritage months are worth celebrating. Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off Sept. 15 and began on this date to coincide with the national independence days of Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Mexico’s followed on Sept. 16, Chile’s on Sept. 18 and Belize’s on Sept. 21. Cuba will be the last, with its independence day on Oct. 10. I actually didn’t know of all those dates until GovExec, the company that owns City & State, mentioned them in planning our first Hispanic Employee Resource Group. I’ve always identified as a Hispanic journalist. I speak Spanish fluently thanks to my parents speaking so much of it at home that I almost was an English as a second language student. Fellow Hispanic journalists have become close friends over the years. My mentor, former Daily News columnist Albor Ruiz, who passed away in January, was also from Cuba. This monthlong celebration brought back memories of people, my roots and culture that I haven’t thought of in a while with the ongoing pandemic being a distraction. It brings me and others pride that we’re happy to share over 30 days once a year.

CONTENTS FIRST READ … 4 The week that was

COVID-19 HOTEL …8

A dispatch from quarantine

RALPH R. ORTEGA; DELGADO FOR CONGRESS

ANTONIO DELGADO … 12 The balancing act of being a Democrat in a rural district. POWER OF DIVERSITY: LATINO 100 … 17 The influential leaders shaping policy in New York. Rep. Antonio Delgado has positive reviews from colleagues on both sides of the aisle.

WINNERS & LOSERS … 50

Who was up and who was down last week


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in nursing homes as the head of the state Health Department and a close aide to Cuomo throughout the pandemic. Although Zucker said he welcomed a more transparent administration under Hochul after she took office, seeming to indicate that Cuomo made him an unwilling co-conspirator, that wasn’t enough for him to remain.

TROUBLE AT RIKERS CONTINUES

Dr. Howard Zucker resigned last week as Gov. Kathy Hochul forms her new administration.

STATE HEALTH COMMISSIONER RESIGNS

After weeks of speculation about the fate of state Health Commissioner Howard Zucker – amid calls for him to be fired – New York’s top doctor offered up his letter of resignation to Gov. Kathy Hochul. It came not long

before Hochul hit the 45-day mark of her time in office, a grace period she had given herself to set up her own administration and figure out what to do with holdovers from former Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Zucker faced intense scrutiny for his role in concealing data about COVID-19 deaths

The situation at the Rikers Island jail complex did not improve in the short time between lawmakers’ high-profile visit on Sept. 13 and now. Since that visit occurred, two more people incarcerated in New York City jails have died, bringing the total death toll there to 12 for the year. This comes after Hochul signed the Less is More Act in response to the deteriorating situation at the Rikers jail complex and released nearly 200 people immediately who would have been eligible under the law, which takes

“I’m a Virgo, so I’m a perfectionist.” - Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, fixing a sign at a Coney Island press conference, via NY1 reporter Emily Ngo on Twitter

HOT STREAK Gov. Kathy Hochul was always going to have a honeymoon period after taking over from disgraced former Gov. Andrew Cuomo. After a month on the job, she continues to garner praise. It’s not just New Yorkers who are embracing the new governor. Last week, Hochul appeared with President Joe Biden yet again and later toured One World Observatory with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

“Next week, I’ll go visit. I think it’s time.” – Mayor Bill de Blasio, finally committing to go to Rikers Island this week, via WNYC

effect next year. Several members of Congress, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, wrote a letter demanding that every person at Rikers be released immediately, a prospect that Mayor Bill de Blasio dismissed out of hand. Members of Congress later appealed to President Joe Biden to step in to help the troubled jail complex, while the federal monitor overseeing Rikers has asked for outside security assistance for the island.

VACCINE MANDATE BRINGS STAFFING PROBLEMS

Monday brings the official start to a vaccine mandate for all health care workers in the state with no option for testing, and with it brings concerns over staffing levels as a significant portion remain unvaccinated. As of Sept. 22, 84% of hospital workers had gotten the shot, which means the state was poised to lose 16% of its hospital staff at a time when cases from the delta variant are creeping up. Long-term care workers had better numbers with a 90% vaccination rate, but that still leaves a not insignificant portion of the workforce that may soon be gone. Hochul said that she was working on a plan to address staff shortages in the event that those numbers don’t improve, like bringing in foreign nurses to help fill the gaps. She said that she has been

OFFICE OF FORMER GOV. ANDREW CUOMO; ERIC ADAMS CAMPAIGN; MICHAEL APPLETON/MAYORAL PHOTOGRAPHY OFFICE; DARREN MCGEE/OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR; WILLIAM ALATRISTE/NYC COUNCIL

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in conversations with the Department of State about getting temporary work visas to people for this purpose. A state court case about the mandate still has to be decided as well, which may offer a reprieve for health care workers refusing to get vaccinated for now. A state judge has extended a temporary restraining order on the state’s ability to enforce the ban until Oct. 12.

DEPARTMENTAL CHARGES FOR ONE OFFICER INVOLVED IN THE DEATH OF DANIEL PRUDE Over a year and a half after Daniel Prude died at the hands of police in Rochester, only one of the seven officers involved in the incident is facing internal departmental charges. The Rochester Police Department did not specify what the charges against Mark Vaughn are, nor did it say what punishment he will face

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or whether he is still an officer on the force. None of the officers are facing criminal charges, a decision announced earlier this year.

NEW YORK CITY APPROVES LANDMARK PROTECTIONS FOR DELIVERY WORKERS

New York City is set to become the first city in the nation to set minimum protections for delivery workers after the City Council passed a package of bills to do just that. The legislation would ensure that delivery workers have access to bathrooms, mandate that they receive all the tips that they earn and set a minimum payment per delivery. De Blasio is expected to sign the measures into law, but it may face legal challenges from major players like DoorDash and Uber.

New York City became the first city in the nation to pass protections for delivery workers, including minimum pay and bathroom access.

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WEEK AHEAD

WEDNESDAY 9/29 State Attorney General Letitia James speaks at an Association for a Better New York power breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at the Marriott Downtown.

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Assembly members in the dark on Cuomo impeachment report The Assembly has committed to releasing its much-anticipated report into alleged wrongdoing by former Gov. Andrew Cuomo sometime in the coming weeks, though no one appears to know for sure exactly when. “It’s really hard to pinpoint a day,” Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie of the Bronx told reporters in Buffalo on Sept. 21. “I just know that they’re getting towards the end.” The release of a final report would mark the end of a six-month impeachment investigation that began after multiple women accused the former governor of sexual misconduct, eventually resulting in the governor’s resignation. But the report might be disappointing to those hoping for new information. City & State reached out to all 21 members of the Judiciary Committee and heard back from six of them or their spokespeople. The consensus among those members was that the report was coming, though they were in the dark when Assembly leaders would want to release it – or what it would look like. “I have no idea sadly,” Assembly Member Marcela Mitaynes of Brooklyn said in a text. A spokesperson for Republican Assembly Member Mary Beth Walsh of the Capital Region said she is “hopeful” for an update from investiga-

INSIDE DOPE

Many are watching James closely to see whether she runs for reelection or decides to challenge Gov. Kathy Hochul.

tors in the upcoming week. Democratic Judiciary Committee Chair Charles Lavine said the report would be out “very soon.” A spokesperson for Heastie declined to comment. The Assembly is no longer pursuing impeachment after Cuomo resigned, but Heastie agreed under pressure to release the findings from their impeachment investigation into a range of scandals that erupted earlier this year. They included accusations of unwanted touching, a cover-up of data showing the true extent of COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes, an abusive work environment and safety concerns at the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge crossing the Hudson River. The report by Assembly investigators from the law firm Davis Polk appears increasingly unlikely to satisfy a wide range of critics. Allies of the former governor say they have been deprived of due process. Their political opponents say Assembly leaders are not doing enough to hold Cuomo accountable. Witnesses both friendly and unfriendly to the former governor have refused to cooperate with the impeachment probe, further limiting the facts a final report might bring to light in the coming weeks. – Zach Williams

THURSDAY 9/30

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Join New York City leaders for a discussion on an equitable recovery from COVID-19 at a 1 p.m. virtual event hosted by City & State.

Deteriorating conditions at Rikers Island are the topic of a 10 a.m. Assembly hearing at 250 Broadway in Manhattan.


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Scoring lawmakers on the environment Which state lawmakers rank best on climate and conservation? By Zach Williams TEAM CAPTAINS

Assembly Speaker CARL HEASTIE and state Senate Majority Leader ANDREA STEWART-COUSINS The legislative leaders are the people who typically get to say what will and will not pass their chambers. A 90% score for Heastie suggests he is doing all that with the interests of environmentalists in mind, but that is only good enough for second place compared to the 97% score that StewartCousins got.

CLIMATE CHANGE IS no game, but environmentalists have figured out a way to score state lawmakers on their performance on the biggest environmental bills of the past year. New York League of Conservation Voters, a nonpartisan advocacy group, graded lawmakers based on their positions on more than a dozen bills before the state Senate and Assembly in the 2021 State Environmental Scorecard released on Sept. 21. Legislation promoting electric vehicles,

lead-free drinking water and even low emissions concrete were all in the mix. A 100% score reflects an ideal environmental record over the past year – at least as far as the NYLCV is concerned. There are 63 seats in the state Senate and 150 in the Assembly. Just a single Republican received a perfect score as well as more than 100 Democrats and one independent. Here is a rundown of who stuck out from the crowd for better or worse.

ROOKIES OF THE YEAR

Assembly Member KHALEEL ANDERSON of Queens and state Sen. SAMRA BROUK of Rochester The report notes these freshman lawmakers’ perfect scores and work on environmental issues. That is making environmentalists hopeful that they can continue teaming up with them for many budget cycles to come.

Recent storms indicate a wetter future for New York.

WORST BATTING AVERAGE

Remnants of Ida caused mudslides near the Greystone Metro-North station in Yonkers.

Assembly Members DAVID DIPIETRO of Western New York and CHRISTOPHER FRIEND of the Southern Tier This GOP duo both scored 13%, the lowest of any members of the state Legislature. They got on board with legislation fighting invasive species and lead in drinking water. Bills promoting biofuels and solar power are evidently not their thing even when other Republicans have jumped on the bandwagon.

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Assembly Member PAT FAHY of the Capital Region and state Sen. KEVIN PARKER of Brooklyn The NYCLV has declared Fahy and Parker their 2021 champions for their work at the intersection of “public health, climate change, and the environment.” Fahy played a key role in championing legislation to set the goal of conserving 30% of New York’s land. Parker got props for his work on spreading community solar.


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At a time where we’re going to see an increase in mental health disturbances for children, we should be working on ways to expand clinical services for all students.

A Q&A with Assembly Member

KARINES REYES

KEVIN COUGHLIN/OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR; MTA METRO-NORTH RAILROAD; ASSEMBLY

What have you been doing in office in relation to students going back to school? We have been getting backpacks for kids, as well as school supplies. We’ve actually been giving out huge hospital-grade disinfectant wipes as well as children’s masks. We want to make sure that kids have well-fitting masks that they can wear to school and that are comfortable and that they can wear all day. We’ve partnered with Montefiore Hospital in order to do that and give masks to the community children. We are also having conversations with parents about children who are eligible for the vaccine,

who are over 12 years old, and answering their questions and concerns. What legislative or organizing efforts have you been a part of outside of back-toschool efforts? State Sen. (Michael) Gianaris and I were the lead sponsors of the NY Hero Act to create health and safety standards for the private sector because we want to make sure that workers are protected but businesses stay open as well. We want to make sure that the Department of Health and the Department of Labor are giving the appropriate guidance to businesses

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in order to keep people safe and the surrounding community safe. That was signed by then-Gov. (Andrew) Cuomo, passing through the Legislature. In order for it to take effect, the Department of Health needed to make a declaration that COVID-19 was a highly contagious communicable disease that presented a serious risk of harm to the public health, and that without that designation, the legislation wouldn’t take effect. The Department of Health was still unable to enforce health and safety standards, and we know that without enforcement, the policies have no teeth. We sent the letter

to Gov. (Kathy) Hochul, well then-Lt. Gov. Hochul as she was preparing to ascend office, telling her that it was important for the state of New York and the Department of Health to make this declaration so the NY Hero Act could take its full effect. She did that recently. What else has your office been working on lately? We would like the Department of Health to submit a state plan amendment to modernize the state plan for Medicaid. That would allow for us to tap into federal funds and be able to bill the Centers for Medicare

& Medicaid Services for services rendered in schools for children that don’t have individualized education programs (IEPs). Currently, the Department of Education and the Department of Health can only bill Medicaid for services that they provide to children that have IEPs. But in many of our communities, parents may not see IEPs because they’re kind of taboo, and parents don’t want their child labeled. I think at a time where we’re going to see an increase in mental health disturbances for children, we should be working on ways to expand clinical services for all students. – Jasmine Sheena

The associates, patients and Board of Directors of Urban Health Plan congratulate

Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez President and CEO of Urban Health Plan

on being named to City and State’s Latino Power 100.

Thank you for your leadership and steadfast commitment to promote health equity for all, for your continued advocacy on behalf of medically underserved communities and for your on-going support of staff and the people we serve.


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The LaGuardia Plaza Hotel has been converted into an isolation complex for hundreds of COVID-19 patients.

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NOTEBOOK

The suite life of a COVID-19 patient My experience in New York City’s isolation hotel program. By Isabel Beebe Photography by Isabel Beebe

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IKE MANY SORDID STORIES, it all started with a beer. Three 24-year-old New Yorkers walked into an East Village bar. It was another beautiful New York City evening, the kind where you wouldn’t think twice about taking a sip out of your friend’s glass. We were all vaccinated and full of optimism. The delta variant had other plans. The next morning, I was at Jacob Riis beach when I got a text from a friend I’d been with the night before saying she had just tested positive for COVID-19. The next day, I suddenly felt congested and had trouble getting out of bed. I decided to get tested and try to isolate as much as I could right away. Upon receiving my positive test, I was scared. I live with two roommates in a small space, and I wasn’t sure how I could keep them safe until I remembered that my friend had stayed in an isolation hotel when he had COVID-19. I found a phone number online and called it. A hospital employee answered, and then I answered a series of questions that took about 30 minutes. Yes, I had headaches, yes, I had shortness of breath, yes, I was exhausted. After that phone call, they told me I’d hear from them within 24 hours,


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The locks were removed from the doors, and patients got three daily excursions outside.

and I received another call 15 minutes later letting me know where I would be staying: the LaGuardia Plaza Hotel.

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FTER WARNING MY roommates that I would need to come back in to pack, I rushed into my room and did my best to pack 10 days worth of lounge clothes and entertainment in as little time as possible. Sidenote – packing five books for 10 days was not necessary, COVID-19 left me with the mental capacity of a goldfish. Feeling like the Eloise of airport hotels, I got in the cab called for me by the city and headed into 10 days of isolation. New York City Health + Hospitals partnered with Curb, the taxi-hailing app, to inform the drivers of who they are picking up so that the cars are properly equipped with plastic screens between the infected person and the driver. Arriving at the LaGuardia Plaza Hotel, I somehow felt underdressed in a marble space that is normally populated by professionals spending a night there on business in the city but is now entirely staffed by hospital personnel. It felt almost apocalyptic to walk into the cavernous entryway and be greeted by a nurse in head-to-toe personal protective equipment. My bags were searched, and then I was taken to my room. Room 473, which also became my name for the next 10 days, was equipped with two full beds, a TV, a desk, a

Room 473 was equipped with two full beds, a TV, a desk, a spacious bathroom and a large window through which I could gaze longingly upon the outside world.

spacious bathroom and a large window through which I could gaze longingly upon the outside world. They do not allow any alcohol, cigarettes or marijuana in the rooms, and later in my stay, I overheard other guests joking that this felt like being in “the program.” The irony of catching COVID-19 from sharing a beer and then being forced into sobriety for 10 days was not lost on me. Guests who smoke cigarettes or weed are allowed to smoke during the three 15-minute breaks when we were taken outside every day. The nurses held on to all the contraband at all other times.

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HE WORST PART of my quarantine was the very beginning when I was the most sick, and I realized I would be stuck inside the same hotel room for 10 days without any in-person contact with my loved ones. It also caused me to panic, knowing that I wouldn’t have control over when I got to go outside. The outdoor breaks were at 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and 10 p.m. If you missed the knock on your door, you missed the outdoor break altogether. My first full day, I slept through the afternoon outdoor break and panicked realizing that I wouldn’t be able to go outside for seven more hours. The first several days passed in a bit of a haze. COVID-19 exhausted me, and I had trouble staying awake for very long or focusing on anything. I was coughing a lot and was extremely congested. Both symptoms subsided after a day or two, but after that, I lost the ability to taste and smell. The tight schedule the nurses kept


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was not as bad as you might think. I honestly think I might buy pudding and Jell-O every time I go grocery shopping from now on. The meals were filling, and while I couldn’t taste for half of my time there, I had no complaints.

I helped me to not completely lose my mind. Every day started at 7 a.m. when nurses would knock on the door to deliver breakfast. Breakfast usually consisted of a croissant, orange juice, a piece of fruit and coffee which I always let go cold because I went back to sleep. Being woken up at 7 a.m. when inflicted with a disease that causes exhaustion was not ideal, but the nurses were unfailingly kind. We then had our vitals checked at 9 a.m. and were taken outside at 10 a.m. At around noon, lunch was delivered, and we were left alone until 3 p.m. when the second outdoor break came around. Dinner was at 6 p.m., and my vitals were checked again at 9 p.m. before the last outdoor break at 10 p.m. After a 10-day stay there, I can safely say that I have broken the Guinness World Record for the number of laps walked around a hotel roundabout. We were also checked on at 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. while we were asleep. The locks on the doors to the rooms had been removed,

which originally freaked me out. Everyone could be checked on, and if there was an emergency, a key didn’t have to be procured before entering the room. Hallways were staffed by nurses 24/7, and nobody was ever roaming in them without the nurses’ knowledge or permission. The outdoor breaks were the only time I saw other hotel guests. According to the nurse I asked, the 383-room hotel was nearly full of patients, but the nurses ran such a tight ship that the hallways were always practically empty except for breaks. We were brought down for breaks by floor. After spending 10 days gathering at the floor elevator together, going down the elevator in groups of three and being paraded outside all together by a nurse, our floor started to feel like our team. Go fourth floor! Everyone had a sense of humor about the fact that we all had the coronavirus, and elevator rides consisted of chatter about whether we could smell or taste that day. Speaking of taste, the hospital-style food

T PAINS ME to admit that I spent every night in quarantine watching Harry Potter on FaceTime with my friend who had contracted COVID-19 at the same time as me. But hey, you’ve got to do what you’ve got to do. It only took a day or so to adapt to the hotel schedule, and between working, napping, doing puzzles and watching TV, it wasn’t so hard to pass the time. The day before I left, I got a call from an in-building psychiatrist. She asked about whether I had enjoyed my stay, whether I had felt safe and whether the nurses had been professional throughout. To all of which I emphatically answered “yes.” On my last day, I was oddly a little sad to leave my COVID-19 den but also thrilled to pick out my free Coach purse given to patients at the end of their stay (the brand donated bags to the hospital.) I feel lucky to have been taken care of for free during what could have been a very scary time by a kind and helpful nursing staff. I know that many people have not had the relatively easy battle with the coronavirus that I did, and I hope all New Yorkers that need it can take advantage of the isolation hotel program.

If you live in New York City and have tested positive for COVID-19, or are living with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, call 212268-4319 to book a room.


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Antonio Delgado flipped the Hudson Valley blue in 2018. Staying out of the limelight might be the only way he’ll hang on to his seat.

By Rebecca C. Lewis

2018 WAS a good year for New York Democrats in congressional races. They flipped three Republican seats as part of the “blue wave” that swept both the state and the country. Anthony Brindisi took down Claudia Tenney in the relatively conservative 22nd Congressional District. Max Rose upset Dan Donovan in Staten Island’s 11th District. And Antonio Delgado beat John Faso in the 19th District, which encompasses the rural Hudson Valley region between Poughkeepsie and Albany. All three challengers had national support from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and benefited in their swing districts from a backlash among voters against then-President Donald Trump. However, that favorable atmosphere for Democrats no longer existed in 2020. Tenney made a resurgent comeback in a hotly contested race, ultimately winning back her seat by 109 votes in her conservative firebrand fashion. Rose suffered because he attended a Black Lives Matter protest, losing to then-Assembly Member Nicole Malliotakis who ran on a “law and order” platform. By comparison, Delgado’s reelection was surprisingly uneventful, and he won by a comfortable 11 percentage points. His challenger Kyle Van De Water, an Army veteran, was a relative political unknown, as opposed to Tenney and Malliotakis. And Delgado benefited from a slight Democratic voter enrollment advantage that Brindisi did not have. Now, only Delgado remains from that group of challengers. After the contentious campaign in 2018 where Republicans sought to paint him as a New York City progressive who doesn’t fit in the rural district, Delgado, who is Afro-Latino, has maintained a pretty low profile. He has focused on attending events in his district, passing bipartisan legislation and avoiding national hot-button issues. And so far, it has worked. But Delgado’s deftness at walking this ideological tightrope will be put to the test next year when he faces a strong Republican challenger. CONSIDERING DELGADO FLIPPED a swing district that voted overwhelmingly for Trump in 2016 and only narrowly for President Joe Biden last year, it makes sense that he would seek common ground with Republicans and avoid making waves. “That is politically wise and helpful, but Brindisi did the same thing,” said Utica College political science professor Luke Perry. “The difference was that Brindisi’s impeachment vote and the rise of national scrutiny of policing helped mobilize conservatives in a Republican district, defeating a moderate and relatively popular Democrat.” Perry also pointed out the slight Democratic voter enrollment advantage in the district was helpful when flashpoint national issues came knocking, like Delgado’s decision to vote to impeach Trump, and he was able to weather them better than Brindisi. Delgado has so far persevered, but he’s in a somewhat precarious situation, even with the voter enrollment advantage, to maintain his bipartisanship. He consistently works with members from across the aisle to pass legislation and get critical funding for his district. He worked with Rep. Lee Zeldin, a staunch Trump supporter and now GOP gubernatorial front-runner, to get the Direct Support for Communities Act included in the American Rescue Plan that resulted in $400 million for the 19th District alone. He recently reintroduced his Small Farms to School Act to help farmers by incentivizing schools to source from them with bipartisan support from a Michigan Republican. And Delgado appears alongside Republican officials at press conferences to announce new accomplishments or to discuss pressing issues like access to broadband in rural communities, with all sides speaking highly of the bipartisan cooperation on display. “The priority is to get stuff done,” Delgado bluntly told City & State. “That’s the priority. That’s it. Get stuff done.” That pragmatism has gained him praise from local Republicans. “I have a lot of respect for him,” said Assembly Member Chris Tague, who represents Schoharie County, the smallest county in Delgado’s district, and also serves as its Republican Party chair. “I joke with him all the time and tell him that I carry a change of registration in my car for him.” He said that he has an excellent working relationship with Delgado, and that they largely avoid conversations about issues where they differ in favor of focusing on areas of common ground to help the district. “I guess it’s a unique relationship, but, you know, personally, I like Antonio a lot,” Tague said. His stance is even more interesting given the fact that he is supporting Marc Molinaro, Delgado’s newly announced Republican opponent in 2022. Tague spoke with City & State on his

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Delgado was the state’s only blue wave Democrat to be reelected in 2020.

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way to introduce Molinaro at his campaign kickoff. “There are two what I consider to be good public servants that are going to be running for this office,” Tague said, explaining that ultimately he aligns more with Molinaro as a fellow Republican. Other Republican local leaders have spoken of their positive experiences working with Delgado. “Days like this should make you smile,” said Sullivan County Legislature Chair Rob Doherty at an August event announcing a $1.1 million investment for a rail trail in the county. “It’s when the government works the way it’s supposed to work.” Assembly Member Jake Ashby told The New York Times in 2019, at the height of partisan divisiveness amid impeachment discussions, that “he’s been good to work with.” Even such small gestures of interparty goodwill are becoming increasingly uncommon. IN THE NEARLY three years since Delgado took office, he has focused on two main goals. “The first is to really connect with my constituents, really connect with folks on the ground, the communities I represent, and do that in a very intentional way,” Delgado said in an interview. He goes about that in large part through town halls, a point of pride for him. At the end of his inaugural term in Congress in 2019, Delgado said in a brief floor speech at the end of session that town halls were “a true highlight” of his first term. He held 33 in 2019, one in each of the 11 counties that make up his 8,000-squaremile district – bigger than Connecticut and Rhode Island combined, he pointed out. Now, that number is up to 63 town halls, the most recent one was held in Schoharie County a few weeks ago. It started, as they always do, with the Pledge of Allegiance, an update on his work and the ground rules – questions only, no monologues. Delgado’s social media feeds show that town halls aren’t the only times he pops up around his large district. Judging by the photos and videos he posts, he makes sure to get out to local Democratic Party events to mingle with candidates, county fairs and to hold additional forums on issues outside of his many town halls. He even posts videos detailing how he traversed around the district that day or week. “It’s been a long day and it’s still going,” Delgado said in a video on Aug. 31. “Started the day off in Delaware County and ended the day in Schoharie, where I held my 63rd town hall.” Even as impeachment took over the news cycle in December 2019, Delgado was traveling nearly 200 miles around his district for various local events, focusing on legislation he wanted to

pass before the end of the session rather than new evidence on Trump coming to light. But Delgado denied that he goes to such lengths because of the criticism he faced in 2018. “What informs my approach is, this is to me what good governance and representative governance entails,” he said. All this to better inform the second goal of his time in office: to pass and introduce legislation to help his constituents. While this may be a given for any lawmaker, actually getting bills signed into law is difficult, especially for newer members of Congress. Take Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, undoubtedly a national figure and progressive leader – she has so far had no standalone bills of her own signed into law. Delgado so far has two standalone bills signed into law, and 10 more that became law as part of omnibus legislation or through an amendment, according to his office. The two standalones were signed by Trump, including the Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019, a highlight of Delgado’s tenure so far that helps economically distressed farmers reorganize their debt. “What I tried to do from the very beginning is figure out where there’s potential for common ground, and where I can seek out bipartisan opportunities,” Delgado said. Delgado doesn’t take as many rhetorical stances as some of his downstate colleagues on hot-button issues, nor has he insert-

ed himself into national discussions like his next-door district neighbor and fellow moderate Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, who heads the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. That’s not to say that he remains completely silent – he applauded extensions of the eviction moratorium and denounced the new Texas law that banned abortions after a fetal heartbeat was detected. But he doesn’t back the idea of expanding the U.S. Supreme Court, a resurgent issue in the wake of the court’s decision to allow the Texas law to stand. Delgado was an early supporter of police reform bills in 2020 – potentially risky for a Democrat representing a swing district – but he was careful to distance himself from the movement to defund the police. “There is nothing in the bill that zeroes out police budgets,” he told MSNBC at the time. “Let’s not focus on the noise.” More recently, when confronted about election integrity at a July town hall in the vein of Trump’s attempt to overturn the 2020 election results through baseless claims of voter fraud, Delgado chose not to rail against Republicans. Instead, he spoke about protection from foreign influences and said that while election integrity is important, the data does not support any evidence of widespread voter fraud. This applies as well to signing on to bellwether legislation like the Green New Deal


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Delgado prides himself on frequent town halls and face-to-face conversations in his moderate district.

by so many members of the New York delegation, and a growing number of Democrats across the nation. Staying on message, Delgado said that he is hyperfocused on his district. “For me, it’s about making sure that I introduce bills that are going to address the needs and concerns of folks that I interact with on a consistent basis,” he said.

and “Medicare for All,” neither of which he co-sponsored. Instead, he introduced his own bills – one to create a public health insurance option and the Green Jobs and Opportunity Act to help the nation reach its climate goals while stimulating job growth. “My focus is on my legislation,” Delgado said when asked why he isn’t also supporting the bills backed

AFTER A QUIET reelection campaign in 2020, Delgado faces a tough challenge from Marc Molinaro in 2022. The Dutchess County executive and former gubernatorial candidate comes in with an extensive government track record, name recognition and a reputation as a pragmatic moderate, much like Delgado. Although it’s unlikely to be as brutal as the 2018 race that featured attacks on Delgado’s rap career from well over a decade ago, the national Republican Party will surely get involved again. Press releases from the National Republican Campaign Committee for the Northeast region have often featured Delgado over the past three years, generally trying to tie him to controversial positions held by the likes of Ocasio-Cortez and other progressives. “As New York’s crime rate skyrockets, Antonio Delgado’s campaign donor Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is calling for the abolition of prisons” read one release from July, seemingly equating a $5,000 donation from her to Delgado as him taking a stance on a controversial issue he has rarely, if ever, directly spoken about. “Delgado and AOC: Team Abolish Prison” the subject line of the email read, despite the pair rarely working, or even appearing, together. There was a point when the pair might have actually seen eye-to-eye on some things. In 2006, Delgado – a Rhodes scholar and Harvard educated lawyer – released his only rap album, the source of most Republican attacks against him. While the majority of those attacks were racist, lyrics like, “I wanna see a righteous capitalist, if it’s possible for one to exist,” and “Dead presidents can’t represent me, not when most of them believe in white supremacy,” sound as if they could be taken straight from Ocasio-Cortez. Far from distancing himself from his past musical endeavours, Delgado had some of his lyrics framed and placed in his office, and he quoted them during a 2019 commencement speech. He defended his music and has asserted that he still holds the same beliefs about racial equity and economic justice that he did then. But he has certainly shied away from the

most radical parts of his rhetoric as he keeps a healthy distance between himself and the progressive wing of his party. Delgado told City & State that he has “long believed, and still believe(s)” that income inequality in the country must be corrected, though he did not directly criticize capitalism. And while he has spoken about racism in the country and that he has faced – he represents a district that is 90% white and is the first person of African American or Hispanic descent to represent any part of upstate New York in Congress – the issue of whether he considers former presidents to be white supremacists is not a topic that has come up at his town halls. So the tightrope walk continues. For his part, Molinaro, who did not return a request for an interview about his campaign, indicated that he did not have any personal malice toward Delgado when he launched his campaign. “The truth is, I don’t dislike our member of Congress, I don’t,” he told supporters who attended the event in Rhinebeck – which also happens to be where Delgado lives. “I just don’t think he’s interested in taking up this most historic challenge.” But it didn’t stop him from attempting to tie Delgado to disgraced former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, saying he is more interested in raising millions of dollars from “the billionaires and the special interests” like Cuomo, rather than doing work to improve the district. It’s an attack that seems to be at odds with how other Republicans have described Delgado but a far cry from linking him with the most controversial of left-wing opinions. Delgado’s campaign pointed to his many town halls, bills he has had signed into law and funding he has gotten for the district in response. Delgado himself had separately mentioned his refusal of corporate PAC money and his firm belief in overturning the Citizens United ruling. The biggest unknown going into 2022 is how redistricting will change Delgado’s district and its dynamics. The state Independent Redistricting Commission recently released two draft plans for congressional districts – one supported by Democrats and the other by Republicans – that offer very different visions for this region of New York. Whether Delgado benefits by gaining a greater Democratic enrollment advantage, has the misfortune of losing the advantage he has now or finds himself in the unenviable position of ending up in someone else’s district, it’s impossible to guess what the 2022 election cycle might hold for the vulnerable Democrat. Wherever those district lines are drawn, he’ll probably be in every corner, hosting a town hall.


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ATINOS ARE A RISING FORCE in U.S. politics. The growing demographic makes up nearly a fifth of the population both in the country as a whole and in New York, while constituting 30% of New York City’s residents. Although New York has yet to elect a Hispanic governor, mayor or U.S. senator, one of the state’s most prominent politicians is Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Latina, and she has been floated as a candidate for all three posts. Of course, Latinos are not a monolith. While President Joe Biden won the Hispanic vote, much has been made of the small but significant gains made by former President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. Even in New York City, Rep. Nicole Malliotakis, a Staten Islander of Cuban and Greek heritage,

acts as a counterweight to progressives like Ocasio-Cortez. And while Puerto Ricans and Dominican Americans are the largest nationalities in New York City’s Latino population, New Yorkers hail from many other Latin American countries as well. To mark Hispanic Heritage Month, City & State is publishing its latest Power of Diversity: Latino 100. The list, compiled in partnership with journalist Gabriel Arana, highlights the most influential Latinos who are serving in public office, running businesses, leading nonprofits and advocating for policy changes in New York. Roughly half of the list is made up of those with Puerto Rican heritage, and around a quarter are Dominican American, with at least a handful of individuals from Cuba and Colombia and nearly a dozen other countries of origin represented as well.


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Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, left, and Nydia Velázquez, right

1 ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ MEMBER OF CONGRESS For the second year in a row, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tops City & State’s list of most powerful Latino politicos. While still a junior lawmaker in the House – she easily won a second term to represent New York’s 14th Congressional District last November – her raw star power and unparalleled communications skills have given her an outsized voice in the national political discourse. She recently locked swords with U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema over the Democrats’ proposed $3.5 trillion infrastructure deal and lambasted President Joe Biden for maintaining the U.S. embargo on Cuba. A right-wing boogeyman and progressive hero, Ocasio-

Cortez has become a powerful fundraising machine for both the right and left.

send aid to struggling small businesses and expanding the Child Tax Credit.

rights. He recently joined Rep. Alexandria OcasioCortez to propose expanding the number of “essential workers” who would be granted a path to citizenship in the Democrats’ massive infrastructure and budget reconciliation bills. Espaillat wields influence back home in Northern Manhattan and the Bronx, where he recently helped his latest protégé, Oswald Feliz, win a seat on the New York City Council.

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The first Dominican American elected to Congress – and one of the first two formerly undocumented member’s as well – Rep. Adriano Espaillat has been a stalwart supporter of immigrants’

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2 NYDIA VELÁZQUEZ MEMBER OF CONGRESS As the first Puerto Rican American elected to Congress in 1992, Rep. Nydia Velázquez has since helped nurture scores of progressive people of color seeking office. This was demonstrated in the last political cycle that included future Bronx Borough President Antonio Reynoso and progressive mayoral hopeful Maya Wiley, where Velázquez endorsed both candidates. In Congress, where she chairs the Small Business Committee, she has been at the forefront of providing New Yorkers with coronavirus relief, helping to

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the coronavirus pandemic before being elected to fill the position full time in February. The first Latina to hold the position, Rosa oversaw the reopening of state schools and issued guidance related to COVID-19 safety after the governor – embroiled in scandal – and the state Department of Health failed to do so. Rosa was previously a teacher, principal and superintendent in New York City schools.

of their sentences. In addition, he’s running unopposed as he seeks reelection this year.

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CUNY In 2019, Félix Matos Rodríguez became the first Latino chancellor of CUNY, the country's largest urban university system with 275,000 students spread across 25 campuses. As a major springboard of upward mobility for low- and middleincome New Yorkers, the CUNY system lifts far more students out of poverty than all eight Ivy League schools in the country combined. Matos Rodríguez has been instrumental in helping students hardest hit by COVID-19, establishing a CUNY emergency relief fund and working with the state to secure $125 million in debt relief.

6 HENRY GARRIDO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR District Council 37 As the leader of New York City’s largest public sector union, Henry Garrido has defended the rights of government employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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He has battled City Hall’s effort to mandate vaccination of government employees and called for delaying city government’s return to inperson workdays. He also pushed back against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s threat to lay off 22,000 city workers last year and helped reach a deal to save on health care costs for retirees.

7 JESSICA RAMOS STATE SENATOR State Sen. Jessica Ramos has used her position as chair of the state Senate Labor Committee to fight for the rights of workers. She led the charge to create New York’s $2.1 billion Excluded Workers Fund, which will provide payments to undocumented workers excluded from unemployment insurance and stimulus payments. Ramos

also sponsored the Child Poverty Reduction Act, which passed in June, and legislation to curb wage theft among construction workers.

Former New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres made history last year by becoming one of Congress’ first two openly gay, Black representatives. The Afro Latino lawmaker has pledged to preserve and expand public housing, having grown up in public housing across a Trump-owned golf course, as well as making the child tax credit permanent. As a member of the House's Financial Services Committee, Torres is among a cadre of lawmakers calling for rental vouchers to be included in the Democrats’ infrastructure spending bill.

8 ERIC GONZALEZ BROOKLYN DISTRICT ATTORNEY Amid calls for criminal justice reform in the wake of George Floyd’s death, Eric Gonzalez has doubled down on his reputation as one of the nation’s leading progressive prosecutors. Gonzalez is the first Latino district attorney elected in New York and notably stopped prosecuting low-level pot offenses and prostitution charges. He also backed reforming discovery rules to grant defendants better access to evidence and supported granting parole to those who have pleaded guilty and served a minimum

10 RAFAEL SALAMANCA JR. NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL MEMBER After a brief campaign for Bronx borough president this year, New York City Council Member Rafael Salamanca Jr. abandoned his bid to instead secure another four-year term representing his South Bronx district. Salamanca chairs the influential Land Use Committee and blocked the de Blasio administration’s proposed Southern Boulevard


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11 CARLINA RIVERA NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL MEMBER New York City Council Member Carlina Rivera is among a handful of members making a bid for council speaker – and arguably one of the contenders best positioned to win the leadership post. As chair of the Hospitals Committee, Rivera was a key voice on the city’s COVID-19 response. The Lower East Side lawmaker was also instrumental in setting up a $250,000 abortion fund for women whose care is not covered by insurance or Medicaid as well as passing legislation requiring city-run health clinics to provide longacting contraceptives.

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Vincent Alvarez has been effective at coordinating the efforts of public and private sector unions across the five boroughs. As a champion of the NY Hero Act, a coronavirus-era worker protection measure, Alvarez was also appointed to a committee advising the state on erecting a monument to essential workers during the pandemic.

13 GUSTAVO RIVERA STATE SENATOR As the coronavirus pandemic brought inequities in health care to the forefront of New York politics, state Sen. Gustavo Rivera’s voice as an advocate for progressive reform has gotten louder. Along with Assembly Member Richard Gottfried, Rivera has been the main advocate for the New York Health Act, which would bring singlepayer health care to the state. He was an outspoken critic of then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s policies around COVID-19 and nursing homes – which included undercounting the number of deaths in these facilities.

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State Sen. Julia Salazar is the first socialist in the state Legislature in nearly a century.

state Legislature in nearly a century. Elected during the same cycle as fellow DSAbacked Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Salazar has championed progressive policies like abolishing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, reforming the immigration and criminal justice systems and raising taxes on the wealthy. After the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated an eviction moratorium, Salazar called for a special legislative session to help New Yorkers in danger of losing housing.

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Backed by the Democratic Socialists of America, Julia Salazar unseated longtime incumbent then-state Sen. Martin Dilan in 2018, making her the first socialist in the

The first Latino leader of the New York City Central Labor Council – an umbrella organization that coordinates the efforts of some 300 unions in New York City with a total of 1.3 million members –

Rivera has been the main state Senate advocate for single-payer health care.

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Assembly Member Karines Reyes, a former Montefiore Einstein Hospital nurse, has hit the ground running in the

state Legislature. She was the primary sponsor of the NY Hero Act, which established workplace protection standards for workers affected by COVID-19, and the Housing Our Neighbors with Dignity Act, which converts dilapidated hotels and commercial properties into residences for homeless New Yorkers. At the height of the pandemic, the former New York State Nurses Association representative returned to Montefiore to care for coronavirus patients.

16 ANTONIO REYNOSO NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL MEMBER After two terms representing the New York City Council’s 34th District, Antonio Reynoso is expanding his sphere of influence by winning a competitive Democratic primary for Brooklyn borough president this year. Reynoso, who ran on a pledge to be a “boombox for progressive values,” staked his campaign on areas he had focused on as a City Council

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rezoning last year. The Puerto Rican American lawmaker is also a prolific fundraiser and a leader among the Bronx Democrats.

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19 MARISA LAGO CHAIR New York City Planning Commission

member: community-based health care, infrastructure, tenant rights, public housing and criminal justice reform. He has also pledged to ease oft-contentious negotiations between developers and community groups.

17 ANTONIO DELGADO MEMBER OF CONGRESS After flipping New York’s 19th Congressional District from red to blue in 2018, Rep. Antonio Delgado has helped secure funding for child care facilities and broadband internet for his Hudson Valley district and introduced legislation to keep rural hospitals afloat. Despite calling for then-President Donald Trump’s impeachment in his swing district, he won reelection to a second term last fall – though he may have a tougher fight next year against Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, a Republican now seeking his seat.

18 NICOLE MALLIOTAKIS MEMBER OF CONGRESS The only Republican to represent New York City in Congress after beating oneterm Democrat then-Rep. Max Rose, Rep. Nicole Malliotakis has served as a foil to left-wing lawmakers like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. While Malliotakis condemned the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, she joined Republican lawmakers who voted not to certify the election results in Arizona and Pennsylvania. Next year, she may face a rematch against Rose, who could face better odds thanks to Democratic gerrymandering.

21 CATALINA CRUZ ASSEMBLY MEMBER Assembly Member Catalina Cruz came to the U.S. from Colombia at age 9 and remained undocumented for the next 13 years. As a lawyer who put herself through school working 50-plus hours a week, Cruz now advocates for countless other immigrants. In addition to pledging to build a immigrant welcome center in Queens, she advocated for the Green Light Law, which allows undocumented New Yorkers to obtain driver’s licenses. Last month, she and other lawmakers called on the Biden administration to resettle Afghan refugees in New York.

20 MARCELA MITAYNES ASSEMBLY MEMBER A tenant organizer who ran with the backing of the Democratic Socialists of America, Marcela Mitaynes became an Assembly member this year after beating decadeslong incumbent Félix Ortiz in the Democratic primary to represent District 51. The Brooklyn lawmaker began her career in advocacy after being evicted from her rent-stabilized apartment of 30 years. As an organizer with Neighbors Helping Neighbors, she helped pass the landmark Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019. She was recently arrested protesting a court

Mitaynes became a tenant advocate after being evicted from her apartment.

22 HAVIDÁN RODRÍGUEZ PRESIDENT University at Albany Havidán Rodríguez has helped the University at Albany and its students weather the COVID-19 pandemic and a decline in revenue across the SUNY system. Rodríguez pivoted to remote learning amid the height of the outbreak and was tapped by then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo

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Rep. Antonio Delgado flipped New York's 19th Congressional District from red to blue in 2018.

Before taking on her current role as chair of the influential New York City Planning Commission and director of the New York City Department of City Planning in 2017, Marisa Lago served in the Obama Treasury Department as assistant secretary for international markets and development. She also held key roles in the administrations of former New York City Mayors Ed Koch and David Dinkins. In addition to helping ensure the closure of Rikers Island, she helped craft a 10-year plan to improve the city’s infrastructure that would total $134 billion.

decision overturning the state’s eviction moratorium.


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to study the effect of the pandemic on communities of color. He also heads up SUNY’s Hispanic Leadership Institute, which aims to cultivate Hispanic leaders in the university system.

part of the state’s Excluded Workers Fund. Most recently, the organization praised the House’s passage of a $3.5 trillion budget resolution, which includes a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented workers.

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27 MARITZA DAVILA Ana Oliveira leads The New York Women's Foundation.

Ramírez was formerly Bronx Democratic Party boss and a member of the Democratic National Committee, where he spearheaded efforts to diversify the ranks of elected leaders.

streets during the coronavirus pandemic. An ally of Democratic mayoral nominee Eric Adams, Rodriguez campaigned with Adams for legislation letting noncitizens vote in municipal elections.

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Fixtures in New York politics and media Luis Miranda Jr. and Roberto Ramírez co-founded political consulting firm MirRam in 2000. Miranda – previously adviser for Hispanic affairs for former New York City Mayor Edward Koch – served on the Senate campaigns of Chuck Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand and Hillary Clinton and was lead consultant to Letitia James in her successful run for New York City public advocate. A former member of the Assembly,

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When term-limited New York City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez leaves his post after more than a decade representing Inwood and Washington Heights, he can take credit for making the city more bike- and pedestrianfriendly. As chair of the Transportation Committee, he pushed the city to commit to creating 250 miles of protected bike lanes as well as adding 83 miles of open

ASSEMBLY MEMBER A longtime Bushwick resident and native of Puerto Rico, Assembly Member Maritza Davila won her seat in a 2013 special election. As chair of the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force in the state Legislature, she oversees the annual Somos conferences, which bring together legislators, scholars and business and labor leaders to discuss policies important to the state’s Latino community. A former community organizer, Davila founded the North Brooklyn Coalition Against Domestic Violence and served on its board for two years.

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Jose Lopez, Arlenis Morel and Theo Oshiro took the reins of Make the Road New York, one of New York’s most powerful immigrant rights groups, in April. The trio helped secure $2.1 billion in unemployment benefits for undocumented immigrants affected by the COVID-19 pandemic as

ASSEMBLY MEMBER As a former police officer and one of Long Island’s few Latino elected officials, Assembly Member Phil Ramos has spent much of his time in the state Legislature holding law enforcement accountable. He helped pass legislation

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Ana Oliveira has presided over expansive growth since taking helm of The New York Women's Foundation in 2006: The group’s grant-making has shot up from $1.7 million to $9 million by 2019 – and will surpass $100 million in total by the end of the year. Among those grants, $1 million was for women, transgender and gender-nonconforming New Yorkers affected by the coronavirus pandemic. She is also a commissioner on the New York City Commission on Human Rights.


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then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “War Room” this spring and attended the Hunts Point Teamsters Local 202 strike, helping the union build pressure for a deal on a new contract. She was previously community liaison and then district director for then-Rep. José E. Serrano.

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Assembly Member Jessica González-Rojas brings deep activist roots to her seat in the state Legislature, which she won following an upset victory in the 2020 Democratic primary. The daughter of a mother from Puerto Rico and an immigrant father from Paraguay, González-Rojas was previously executive director of the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice and president of the New Immigrant Community Empowerment, which works on behalf of vulnerable immigrant workers.

Having won the Democratic primary to keep her seat, New York City Council Member Diana Ayala is expected to easily coast to a second term when she reportedly plans to mount a bid for city council speaker. Before being first elected in 2017, Ayala served as the deputy chief of staff of her predecessor, former City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. Among her accomplishments was voting to close down Rikers Island – a legacy defining priority for her former boss, Mark-Viverito.

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30 AMANDA SEPTIMO ASSEMBLY MEMBER Since ousting then-Assembly Member Carmen Arroyo last year, who is a Democratic Party fixture, Assembly Member Amanda Septimo has made a name for herself in state politics. She organized protest sleepovers outside

New York City Council Member Francisco Moya was the first Ecuadorian American lawmaker to hold public office when he was elected to the state Legislature over a decade ago. He is now poised to win a second term on the City Council after winning the Democratic primary. Representing a district dubbed as the “epicenter of the epicenter” of COVID-19, Moya said he has focused his tenure responding to the pandemic by protecting workers’ rights and housing. He sponsored a recently passed law reining in food delivery services, which

New York City Council Member Francisco Moya represents a district that was hit hard by COVID-19.

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Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez served in high-profile public sector and nonprofit roles before joining the de Blasio administration as head of the Department for the Aging, which runs 250 senior centers, delivers meals and provides other social services to 1.64 million elderly New Yorkers. During the worst of COVID-19, she shuttered senior centers and launched mobile services – providing pick-up meals, mental health assistance and information about the pandemic and vaccination – until they reopened in June. She’s now overseeing the agency’s expansion with a $58 million investment from the city.

New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission The first Latina to head the agency that oversees New York City's taxis, Aloysee Heredia Jarmoszuk helped licensed taxi drivers weather the pandemic by creating the $39 million TLC Delivery Program, which allowed drivers to earn money making deliveries to foodinsecure New Yorkers. Earlier this year, she also launched a $65 million bailout plan for indebted taxi drivers, whose medallions have plummeted in value with the rise of ridesharing companies.

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making police disciplinary records available to the public and has pushed to close a loophole that allows officers who were fired from one department to be rehired in another. Also, while on the force, Ramos founded the Suffolk County Police Hispanic Society.


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his former experience as a staff member at the New York Shakespeare Festival. In 2013, he was appointed as chair of the Senate Democratic Conference.

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36 JOSÉ M. SERRANO STATE SENATOR Elected to the state Senate in 2004 after three years on the New York City Council, José M. Serrano represents a district spanning a swath of Manhattan and portions of the South Bronx, including Mott Haven and Melrose. The son of longtime former Rep. José E. Serrano, the younger Serrano chairs the chamber’s Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation, drawing on

Although Assembly Member Nathalia Fernández lost her bid for Bronx borough president in the Democratic primary this summer, she remains a rising star in the state Democratic Party. Representing Bronx neighborhoods like Allerton and Morris Park in the state Legislature since 2018, the daughter of a Cuban American father and Colombian American mother started her political career as a staffer for then-Assembly Member Mark Gjonaj. In 2017, Fernández

moved on to serve as thenGov. Andrew Cuomo's liaison to the borough.

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The second Latina to serve on the state Court of Appeals when her appointment was confirmed in 2013, Associate Judge Jenny Rivera previously clerked for then-Southern District of New York Judge Sonia Sotomayor and worked for the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund. Prior to joining the state's highest court in 2016, Associate Judge Michael Garcia had served as the Manhattan U.S. attorney, where he investigated a prostitution ring that led to the resignation of then-Gov. Eliot Spitzer.

ROSSANA ROSADO NEW YORK STATE SECRETARY OF STATE Appointed as secretary of state by then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2016, Rossana Rosado oversaw a major restructuring of the State Department and launched the Liberty Defense Project, which provides legal services for immigrants, regardless of status, who need representation. A native of the Bronx, Rosado served as editor-in-chief and publisher of El Diario Nueva York, the country's oldest Spanishlanguage newspaper, and has garnered Peabody and Emmy awards for her journalism and advocacy work.

Rosado launched the Liberty Defense Project to give legal aid to immigrants.

40 TONIO BURGOS CEO TBA A staffer to Mario Cuomo during his years as secretary of state, lieutenant governor and governor, Tonio Burgos’ ties extend beyond New York City and Albany to Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and New Jersey, which the top lobbyist represents on the Democratic National Committee. TBA recently hired two Latino directors, Oliver Riquelme and Elvin García,

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As the leader of the state office combating addiction in New York, Arlene GonzálezSánchez has been grappling for more than a year with the devastating impact of COVID-19. González-Sánchez has overseen a pivot to telehealth, mobile treatment and other measures to ensure New Yorkers under her purview have access to care while staying safe. The commissioner, who has led the state Office of Addiction Services and Supports for a decade, has also spoken out in support of masking requirements due to the coronavirus.

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forefront of efforts to provide Spanish-language information about the virus, tie vaccination to food drives and monetary support and set up vaccination centers in accessible locations.

School in 2003 and principal of Lincoln High School in 2004 prior to his current role.

43 ANTHONY ROMERO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR American Civil Liberties Union Frankie Miranda is president and CEO of the Hispanic Federation.

to help expand its services to the Latino political campaigns and organizations. Noteworthy clients include American Airlines, the Greater New York Hospital Association and Pfizer.

delegation next year, Ossorio stands to have even more support for her policy goals. In June, NOW-NYC pushed the New York City mayoral candidates to address sexual assault and street harassment.

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Hispanic Federation

Sonia Ossorio has led the National Organization for Women of New York chapter since 2014. Once a strong ally of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Ossorio called for his resignation on behalf of the group’s 20,000 members amid a spate of sexual harassment allegations this year. With the New York City Council poised to comprise a majority-female

Frankie Miranda runs the Hispanic Federation, which helps coordinate the efforts of more than 300 Latino nonprofits. While rising through the ranks of the organization – he was previously executive vice president – Miranda has spearheaded the expansion of the organization with field offices in Florida and Puerto Rico. During COVID-19, Miranda has been at the

Lacayo seeks to inform New York City's Spanishspeaking residents.

As the first gay and Latino director of the powerhouse American Civil Liberties Union, Anthony Romero has increased diversity at the organization and presided over its rapid expansion while former President Donald Trump was in office. When the organization's budget tripled to $300 million, its attorney workforce doubled, and the group filed over 400 lawsuits against the Trump administration. Under Romero’s leadership, the ACLU has expanded its programming to combat racial injustice, launching a program earlier this year that seeks to address systemic racism.

44 EDWIN QUEZADA SUPERINTENDENT Yonkers Public Schools Born in the Dominican Republic, Edwin Quezada has shepherded Yonkers Public Schools through the coronavirus pandemic – including school closures and a shortage of bus drivers – and a delayed in-person start to schools this year because of Hurricane Ida. Quezada, who first joined Yonkers Public Schools as a human relations facilitator in 1998, became assistant principal at Charles E. Gorton High School in 2000, principal of Emerson Middle

45 JAIME ALICEA SUPERINTENDENT Syracuse City School District A superintendent of one of the state’s “Big 5” districts, Jaime Alicea navigated a shift to remote learning in Syracuse during the coronavirus pandemic and the return to in-person instruction earlier this month. The Syracuse City School District recently secured $128 million in federal funds to help address learning loss. Alicea started in SCSD 38 years ago as a teaching assistant in a kindergarten class. He then rose through the ranks to become chief operations officer of the district before assuming his current role.

46 ROBERTO LACAYO NEWS DIRECTOR NY1 Noticias As news director of the only 24-hour, Spanish-language news network in New York City, Roberto Lacayo sees his mission not only as informing the city’s nearly 2 million Spanish-speaking residents, but helping new immigrants navigate the city.


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The network’s news model – in which reporters must live in the areas they cover and make assignments – served the station well during the coronavirus pandemic, allowing the station to report on developments in local neighborhoods. Under Lacayo's tenure, NY1 Noticias has also begun collaborating with papers like Diario de México.

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GEORGIA PESTANA

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CORPORATION COUNSEL

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New York City Health + Hospitals A health care economist specializing in population health management, payment and delivery systems and the social determinants of health, José Pagán has one foot in academia and another in practice. He serves as board chair of NYC Health + Hospitals – the country’s largest public hospital system – and chairs New York University’s Department of Public Health Policy and Management. His research has been funded by the Department of Defense, the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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Guillermo Chacón leads the Latino Commission on AIDS.

Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS and is also a member of the New York City Commission on Human Rights. Last year, he and other activists launched the COVID-19 Working Group to draw attention to the pandemic’s disproportionate impact on marginalized communities.

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GUILLERMO CHACÓN

Lehman College

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A scholar of Latino identity and the son of immigrants from Mexico and Spain, Fernando Delgado ascended to the top post at Lehman College, CUNY’s only senior college in the Bronx, earlier this year. The Hispanicserving institution with 15,000 students – over half of whom are first-generation college students – made headlines last year when MacKenzie

Latino Commission on AIDS More than a quarter-century ago at the height of the HIV/ AIDS epidemic, Guillermo Chacón joined the Latino Commission on AIDS, where he continues to oversee a range of prevention, treatment and advocacy efforts. Chacón was recently named to the

Scott gifted the school $30 million. Delgado was previously the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

50 CESAR PERALES VICE CHAIR SUNY Board of Trustees Cesar Perales has spent much of his tenure on the SUNY Board of Trustees helping to make its 64 campuses and institutions of higher learning more inclusive. He also has a career in public service that goes back decades. He was an assistant secretary for health, education and welfare under former President Jimmy Carter and secretary of state to former Gov. Andrew Cuomo. A longtime activist who has been called “Northeast’s César Chavez,” Perales co-founded the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund.

New York City Law Department In July, Georgia Pestana was confirmed as the first Latina and first woman to lead the New York City Law Department, which handles the city's legal affairs. The daughter of Cuban immigrants, Pestana is the first lawyer selected to lead the department from among the organization's own ranks, after having served there for 33 years. She started her career at the Law Department after graduating from New York University School of Law in 1987.

52 LISETTE CAMILO COMMISSIONER New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Lisette Camilo to head the Department of Citywide Administrative Services in 2016. As commissioner, she oversees the city’s real estate, contracting and civil service – and during COVID-19, that has meant extensively assessing and upgrading heating, ventilating


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and air conditioning systems in city buildings. Camilo was previously director of the Mayor's Office of Contract Services and city chief procurement officer. Before working in the de Blasio administration, Camilo served as legislative counsel for the New York City Council.

53 ANA BERMÚDEZ COMMISSIONER New York City Department of Probation Ana Bermúdez is the first openly gay and first Latina to be appointed commissioner of the New York City Department of Probation. She has decades of experience advocating for children and teenagers, including previous experience at the department as deputy commissioner of juvenile operations. She was recently named to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Racial Justice Commission, which will recommend ways to improve racial equity in the city.

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including influential real estate players Boston Properties, BFC Partners, The Related Companies, Atlantic Yards and the New York Building Congress. As a trained architect, Toro-Vaca came to Kasirer after serving as principal at Assembly Design Studio and associate principal at SHoP Architects. He is a graduate of the Pratt Institute School of Architecture and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.

55 TERESA GONZALEZ & KEYLA ANTIGUA PARTNER; VICE PRESIDENT OF GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS Bolton-St. Johns A partner at the top-tier consulting firm Bolton-St. Johns, Teresa Gonzalezs advises a range of corporate, real estate and nonprofit clients. Gonzalez, who has extensive experience in governmental offices and nonprofit organizations, also remains a principal at DalyGonzalez, a womenowned consulting firm she launched in 2015. Before joining Bolton-St. Johns, Keyla Antigua worked as assistant director of public policy at one of New York City’s largest nonprofits, Children’s Aid, where she developed and implemented the organization’s policy agenda.

Teresa Gonzalez, left, and Keyla Antigua, right, of Bolton-St. Johns

Union, which has more than a half-million freelancers as members. On the City Council, he was instrumental in passing the 2016 Freelance Isn’t Free legislation, which put new protections in place for freelance workers. With millions of Americans working from home due to COVID-19 and the continuing expansion of the gig economy, Espinal’s work is increasingly important.

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As president and CEO of the Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network, Michael Nieves has expanded the network's viewing audience to 10 million Latino households and more than 44 million viewers. Before joining HITN, Nieves served as a political adviser to dozens of

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Kasirer

Freelancers Union

Omar Toro-Vaca handles the retail portfolio at top lobbying firm Kasirer, where he has worked with clients

After serving a term and a half on the New York City Council, Rafael Espinal went on to head the Freelancers

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campaigns, including those of Bronx Democratic Party boss José Rivera and Assembly Member Robert Rodriguez. He is secretary of Somos, an influential gathering of Latino political leaders. Editor’s note: Michael Nieves is a member of City & State’s advisory board.

58 IVÁN ADAIME CEO ImpreMedia ImpreMedia's influential news brands include Spanishlanguage periodicals like La Opinión, La Raza and El Diario Nueva York, collectively reaching a global audience of 31 million each month. Adaime, who has overseen the portfolio’s vast digital expansion – it boasts about 2 million fans on social media and 300,000 newsletter subscribers – was previously


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vice president of digital before taking the helm of the organization as CEO in 2018.

the working class and the LGBTQ community.” She was previously national political director for the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union; national deputy political director of the Service Employees International Union, where she helped get out the Latino vote in several states; and executive director at United NY, which mobilized fast-food workers seeking a $15 minimum wage.

59 MARIA HINOJOSA FOUNDER Futuro Media Group As one of the country's most recognized and respected Latina journalists, Maria Hinojosa is an anchor and an executive producer on the Peabody Award-winning show “Latino USA” as well as a cohost on the popular podcast “In The Thick.” In 2010, she founded her own production firm, Futuro Media, with the goal of producing multimedia content from a minority perspective. Hinojosa is also a contributor to CBS’ “Sunday Morning” and a frequent guest on MSNBC.

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Paloma IzquierdoHernandez leads Urban Health Plan.

then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo tapped her organization to help vaccinate bodega and grocery workers.

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Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez has run the Urban Health Plan, founded by her father in 1974, for decades. From its modest roots in the South Bronx, it has grown into one of New York’s largest community health centers. With a $144 million budget, it operates 12 primary care clinics, a mental health clinic and 12 school-based centers in high-need areas, serving more than 90,000 New Yorkers per year. This spring,

Moonshot Strategies After making his mark at the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council, Jason Ortiz has in recent years launched two consulting firms: the lobbying, communications, organizing and political action firm Blue Suit Strategies, which he led, and Moonshot Strategies, which he cofounded with StudentsFirstNY veteran Jenny Sedlis this year.

Cestero is at the forefront of efforts to build more affordable housing.

Ortiz was also behind a proEric Adams super PAC that helped propel the Brooklyn borough president to a pivotal victory in the Democratic mayoral primary.

62 CAMILLE RIVERA PARTNER New Deal Strategies Camille Rivera brings years of experience in organized labor to the progressive political consulting firm New Deal Strategies, which seeks to “lift up the voices of women, people of color,

Rafael Cestero is at the forefront of New York's efforts to create more affordable housing. As the chief of Community Preservation Corp., he helps finance affordable housing and community revitalization projects. The group recently allocated $937 million in financing to create and maintain multifamily housing in underserved areas in addition to $20 million for entrepreneurs who are people of color. Cestero was formerly head of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development.

64 RUBEN DIAZ JR. BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT After three terms as Bronx borough president, Ruben Diaz Jr. abandoned his bid for mayor during the Democratic primary this election cycle, returning money to donors and endorsing Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, the eventual victor.


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and Hurricane Ida, which caused sewage overflows in predominantly minority communities.

67 ELIZABETH YEAMPIERRE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Uprose

Lourdes Zapata leads the South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corp.

He has been a major political player in New York politics for nearly a quarter century. Whatever his next steps will be, Diaz brings years’ worth of political connections and experience to his future endeavors.

65 ALYSSA AGUILERA CO-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR VOCAL-NY As co-executive director of VOCAL-NY along with Jeremy Saunders, Alyssa Aguilera helps push lawmakers to address homelessness, mass incarceration and drug policy. VOCAL-NY has been among the organizations calling for cuts to police funding in the wake of racial justice demonstrations last summer and has turned its attention to tenant rights as eviction moratoriums expire. She

was previously a community organizer with the Health Justice program at New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.

66 EDDIE BAUTISTA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR New York City Environmental Justice Alliance Head of the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance for more than a decade, Eddie Bautista has advocated for waste disposal, storm resiliency and climate change policies that protect low-income communities. NYC-EJA has sounded the alarm amid public crises like the COVID-19 pandemic, which Bautista says exacerbated existing health inequalities for poor New Yorkers in low-income areas with higher pollution and rates of respiratory disease,

As a national spokesperson on environmental justice, Elizabeth Yeampierre is executive director of Sunset Park-based climate justice group Uprose. After successfully lobbying the state to turn the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into a wind turbine manufacturing hub by 2025, Yeampierre met with U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm to discuss bringing even more green businesses to the area. Also, as an attorney, she co-chairs the Climate Justice Alliance and was the first Latina to chair the Environmental Protection Agency's National Environmental Justice Advisory Council.

68 LOURDES ZAPATA PRESIDENT AND CEO South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corp. Lourdes Zapata returned to lead the South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corp. in 2019 after a five-year stint in state government that included serving as chief diversity officer in the Cuomo

administration. The first woman and Latina president of SoBro, Zapata oversees 500 housing units, 30,000 square feet of office space and a $15 million budget. She was previously director of community development and senior vice president at SoBro, where she had worked for 17 years. Zapata also serves on the mayor’s COVID-19 Small Business Sector Advisory Council.

69 MARCOS CRESPO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS Montefiore Medical Center Marcos Crespo entered the Assembly as one of its youngest members in 2009 at the age of 28. After serving in the state Legislature for more than a decade – where Crespo chaired the Puerto Rican/ Hispanic Task Force and the Committee on Labor – and as Bronx Democratic Party boss, Crespo left elected office to handle community and government affairs at Montefiore Health System. Among his first duties in his new position, he represented Montefiore during a major nurses’ strike in New Rochelle.

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nonprofit provides housing and other services for atrisk and homeless Latino New Yorkers. This year, Gil announced the opening of a 32-unit residence in the Bronx for singles making 60% the median area income. She also served on the state’s Vaccine Equity Task Force, which has sought to ensure COVID-19 vaccines reach underserved communities.

RAUL RUSSI PRESIDENT AND CEO Acacia Network With more than 100 affiliates in seven states and 150,000 beneficiaries, the Acacia Network is one of New York City's largest providers of housing for the homeless – and the largest Latino-led nonprofit in the state. As head of the organization, Raul Russi helps maintain the organization's support of those with mental health challenges and chronic health conditions. Before coming to the Acacia Network, Russi was a Buffalo police officer, superintendent of the Erie County Correctional Facility and chair of the New York State Board of Parole.

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Somos Community Care Dr. Ramon Tallaj and Mario Paredes oversee a massive network of 2,500 primary care physicians and specialists that deliver health care to more than 700,000 Medicaid recipients – many of them immigrants – in New York City. Paredes directed operations at the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops and was an adviser to the late Cardinal John O’Connor, archbishop of New York. He also founded the Northeast Hispanic Catholic Center. Tallaj founded what is now Somos Community Care under the state’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program in 2015, which emphasizes quality of care and medical outcomes.

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boutique and founded a clothing manufacturing business.

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New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce As leaders of the New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Nick Lugo and Cindy Estrada help promote the city's Hispanic businesses. A veteran of the travel and publishing businesses, Lugo has helped grow the 116th Street Festival into the largest Hispanic food festival in the world. He’s also a longtime member of the board of directors of Ponce De Leon Federal Bank. Estrada, who has helped the organization expand its membership since its launch in 2006, previously opened a women's designer

Nearly two decades ago, Rolando Acosta became the first Dominican immigrant to be elected justice to the Supreme Court in New York County. He was then appointed by then-Gov. Eliot Spitzer to join the appellate division in 2008 and was elevated further by then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2017 to assume the court's presiding justice role. So far in his post, Acosta has been a fierce advocate for diversity on the bench.

73 ROSA GIL FOUNDER, PRESIDENT AND CEO Comunilife Formerly the chair of New York City Health + Hospitals, Rosa Gil went on to found Comunilife in 1989. The

OSWALD FELIZ NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL MEMBER Despite an independent expenditure funded by a Walmart heiress in support of another candidate, tenant rights attorney Oswald Feliz won a March special election to replace Rep. Ritchie Torres in the New York City Council – and emerged victorious again in the June Democratic primary. The lawmaker is a protégé of Rep. Adriano Espaillat, whose 2016


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campaign Feliz worked on. Feliz also founded the Bronx political club Northwest Bronx Democrats for Change in 2019.

76 SHAUN ABREU, ALEXA AVILÉS, TIFFANY CABÁN, CARMEN DE LA ROSA, AMANDA FARÍAS, JENNIFER GUTIÉRREZ, CHRISTOPHER MARTE, SANDY NURSE, PIERINA SANCHEZ & MARJORIE VELÁZQUEZ NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL DEMOCRATIC NOMINEES See story on page 38.

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a debate over the future of efforts to combat climate change in the state.

78 ELIZABETH VELEZ PRESIDENT AND CHIEF CONTRACT OFFICER Velez Organization As the leader of the Velez Organization, a construction firm started by her father, Elizabeth Velez has earned a national reputation as an advocate for diversity. In her position as president and chief contract officer, she has presided over the construction of 600 units of affordable housing in the Bronx and Harlem and more than $10 billion in major projects. She is also commissioner of the New York City Advisory Commission on Property Tax Reform.

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Ford Foundation

ALICIA GUEVARA

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After a decade at the helm of Make the Road New York – the state’s largest immigrant rights group – Javier Valdés was tapped to head the Ford Foundation’s Civic Engagement and Government program in May. In this role, he will lead strategy for the foundation’s democracybuilding efforts. At Make the Road New York, Valdés was instrumental in helping launch IDNYC, New York City’s municipal identification card, and limiting the presence of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in the city.

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NRG Energy Although Mauricio Gutierrez’s NRG Energy is consolidating its headquarters in Texas instead of having corporate offices in both Houston and New Jersey, the multistate energy company maintains a large footprint in the Northeast – including New York, where it has power plants upstate and downstate. The energy company’s proposed repowering of a peaker plant in Astoria with more efficient gas-fired turbines is at the center of

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City In 2019, Alicia Guevara became the first Black and Latina woman to head the Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City. The country's first – and New York City's largest – youth-mentoring organization, it has paired disadvantaged youth with mentors for more than a century. A Bronx native, Guevara, who took the group's programming virtual during the pandemic, has pledged to grow its membership in her home borough. She previously

ran Part of the Solution, which feeds the needy.

81 MARTA TELLADO PRESIDENT AND CEO Consumer Reports Since taking the helm of consumer publication Consumer Reports in 2014, Marta Tellado has built the magazine's subscriber base into a membership organization of 6 million. As a self-described “change agent,” Tellado has expanded the organization’s privacy and security testing for digital products and launched television shows on NBC and Telemundo. She was previously


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vice president for Global Communications at the Ford Foundation and worked for Ralph Nader and former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley.

Lupé ToddMedina is president of Effective Media Strategies.

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Task Force on wrongful convictions and chair of the New York State Board of Law Examiners, which administers the bar exam.

LUPÉ TODD-MEDINA PRESIDENT Effective Media Strategies Lupé Todd-Medina’s Effective Media Strategies works with campaigns in New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. She was recently a senior adviser and spokesperson for New York City mayoral candidate Ray McGuire. She has also advised Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. “I looked in the mirror and decided it’s time to open my own thing,” Todd-Medina said regarding her decision to run her own shop. “So I’ve decided to bring my own folding chair to the table like Shirley Chisholm.” Editor’s note: Lupé ToddMedina is a member of City & State’s advisory board.

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LOURDES ROSADO PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL LatinoJustice PRLDEF This month, Lourdes Rosado took the reins of LatinoJustice PRLDEF, a New York Citybased Latino rights advocacy group that was established as the Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Education Fund in 1972. Rosado previously served as program director at the New York Civil Liberties Union and chief of the Civil Rights Bureau in the Office of the New York State Attorney General. She succeeds Juan Cartagena, who retired after leading the organization for a decade.

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84 DAISY COCCO DE FILIPPIS PRESIDENT Eugenio María de Hostos Community College After serving nearly a year as interim president of Eugenio María de Hostos Community College in the Bronx, part of the CUNY system, Daisy Cocco De Filippis was appointed to the position on a permanent basis in July. A recognized scholar in women’s studies, Cocco De Filippis is the first Dominican woman to serve as head of the institution, which has a large Latino student body. She was previously president of Naugatuck Valley Community College, where she was the

first Dominican president of a community college in the U.S.

85 CARMEN BEACHAMP CIPARICK OF COUNSEL Greenberg Traurig Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick served for nearly two decades on the state Court of Appeals – where she was the first Latina and second woman on the state’s highest court – before joining Greenberg Traurig as of counsel for the firm’s New York litigation and appellate practices. She is chair of the New York City Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary, co-chair of the New York State Justice

Crespo supports the ongoing push to decriminalize sex work.

With an extensive background field organizing in congressional campaigns, Jorge Perez has risen up the ranks of the top-tier political consulting firm The Parkside Group, which is known for its campaign work as well as handling government affairs for corporate clients. Perez, who was previously a senior associate at the firm, was named digital director earlier this year. With more than 20 certifications in digital advertising, Perez has helped service major government and corporate clients such as FreshDirect, AT&T and Microsoft.

87 ELISA CRESPO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The New Pride Agenda After falling short in her bid to become the first transgender member of the New York City Council, Elisa Crespo was appointed to lead LGBTQ rights group The New Pride Agenda in June. Under her


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76: THE RISE OF LATINOS IN THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL New members would bring it more in line with the city’s population.

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HE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL, which currently has 11 members who are Latino, could see that number rise to 15 at the start of next year. That would mean an increase from slightly more than a fifth of the seats that Latinos now hold in the 51-member body to well over a quarter – while also matching the 29% share of the New York City population that identifies as Hispanic or Latino. Of the 11 Latinos serving in the City Council, six are on their way out, while five – Carlina Rivera, Diana Ayala, Oswald Feliz, Rafael Salamanca Jr. and Francisco Moya – are on track to win reelection after winning their primaries in June. Their ranks will be bolstered by most if not all of a contingent of 10 Latino candidates who won their primaries for the first time this summer, assuming they avoid any unexpected upsets in the November general election. Perhaps the most prominent among these newcomers is Tiffany Cabán, who first made a name for herself by nearly defeating the establishmentbacked Melinda Katz in the Queens district attorney race in 2019. She’s a member of the LGBTQ community, and the

former public defender ran on a platform of radical criminal justice reform, describing herself as a “police abolitionist” and staunchly supporting the defund the police movement. After a stint working for the Working Families Party, she handily won the Democratic primary for Queens District 22, where she and other leftist members of the City Council stand to be a major foil to Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, who won the pivotal Democratic mayoral primary by distinguishing himself as a law-and-order candidate. Assembly Member Carmen De La Rosa, who won the Democratic primary for the Northern Manhattan seat being vacated by the termlimited City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, will enter the council with significant legislative experience and something akin to seniority among the incoming members, having spent nearly five years in the state Legislature. De La Rosa, a Dominican immigrant, was also the lead sponsor of the 2019 state DREAM Act. The legislation made young undocumented immigrants eligible for financial aid to attend college in New York, as well as this year’s $2.1 billion

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Tiffany Cabán of Queens is a rising progressive star who will likely join the council in 2022 and whose name has even been floated for speaker.

Excluded Workers Fund, which extends unemployment benefits to undocumented New Yorkers. Several of this year’s primary winners ran for the

City Council previously but fell short. Two of them – Bronxites Marjorie Velázquez and Amanda Farías – faced an easier path once their chief rivals opted not to seek


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From left: Marjorie Velázquez and Amanda Farías of the Bronx, and Sandy Nurse of Brooklyn

reelection. Velázquez, a community board member with a background in corporate finance and accounting, came a few percentage points short of beating New York City Council Member Mark Gjonaj in 2017, which appears to have factored into the incumbent’s decision not to run again this year. Farías, an Afro-Latina who worked in the City Council for nearly five years, lost her bid against the party-backed Rubén Díaz Sr. four years ago, but just like Gjonaj, the embattled Díaz opted to stay on the sidelines in 2021. With significant support from elected officials and unions, both candidates broke through. Christopher Marte, a community activist, fared better this year as well without having to try to topple an incumbent. In 2017, Marte mounted an unsuccessful challenge against New York City Council Member Margaret Chin in lower Manhattan. Term limits kept Chin off the ballot this cycle, and Marte notched an impressive primary win against rival Jenny Low, who had garnered major support from a long list of elected officials and unions.

Sandy Nurse is also seeking a council seat for a second time, although this year is the first time she actually made it onto the ballot. Last year, Nurse was stymied by the cancellation of a special election for former City Council Member Rafael Espinal Jr.’s old Brooklyn seat in Bushwick due to COVID-19 and a failure to qualify for the primary thanks to shifting petition requirements. This year, she got a chance to run against last year’s winner, Darma Diaz, and won. The other four Latinos who won their primaries were

first-time candidates who overcame crowded fields for seats that opened up due to term limits. Shaun Abreu, a tenant attorney with the New York Legal Assistance Group, won the primary in New York City Council Member Mark Levine’s Northern Manhattan district. Alexa Avilés, a community organizer and program director for the Scherman Foundation, came out ahead this summer and will succeed New York City Council Member Carlos Menchaca in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Jennifer Gutiérrez served as chief of staff to Council

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Member Antonio Reynoso and easily won the race to replace her boss – who’s moving up to be the next Brooklyn borough president – in a district spanning portions of Bushwick, Ridgewood and Williamsburg. Pierina Sanchez, who has held positions at City Hall, the Regional Plan Association and the Pratt Institute, will succeed New York City Council Member Fernando Cabrera in a Bronx district that includes parts of Morris Heights, University Heights, Fordham and Kingsbridge. For all the gains, however, the sheer numbers may not end up being the full story in reflecting the rise of Latino power in the New York City Council. With two Black men and a white man set to hold the three citywide offices filled by voters starting next year, a Latina may end up serving as the next council speaker. Carlina Rivera, Diana Ayala and possibly even Tiffany Cabán are in the running for the key leadership post, and one of them could be well positioned to secure enough votes from colleagues old and new by the end of the year.

From left: Shaun Abreu of Manhattan, and Alexa Avilés and Jennifer Gutiérrez of Brooklyn

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90 PRISCA SALAZAR-RODRIGUEZ NEW YORK DIRECTOR Hilltop Public Solutions

Ana Rua is is head of New York government affairs at Crown Castle.

leadership, the group – which emerged after same-sex marriage was legalized in the state – plans to focus on public health, housing, jobs and combating police violence against LGBTQ New Yorkers. A former sex worker, Crespo supports an ongoing effort to decriminalize sex work in the state.

88 ANA RUA HEAD OF GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS FOR NEW YORK CITY AND STATE Crown Castle In her role as a government affairs manager at the communication infrastructure firm Crown Castle in New York and beyond, Ana Rua has advised policymakers in 16 states about telecommunications policy. An immigrant from Colombia, Rua works to empower underserved communities by connecting them with technology and access to the internet. Rua previously

ran the state’s $500 million broadband initiative to wire rural parts of New York state with internet access.

89 MARINA VILLENEUVE NEW YORK STATE POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT REPORTER The Associated Press Since arriving in Albany to cover state politics for The Associated Press in 2019, Marina Villeneuve has made a name for herself with groundbreaking coverage of the Cuomo administration’s undercounting of nursing home deaths due to COVID-19 – and subsequently documented the dramatic downfall of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the ascension of Gov. Kathy Hochul. Villeneuve was previously a staff reporter at The Record, where she covered five city governments in Northern New Jersey, and was a AP statehouse reporter in Maine.

Prisca Salazar-Rodriguez in 2019 landed at the political strategy consulting shop Hilltop Public Solutions, where she most recently served as a senior adviser for Latino operations on Ray McGuire’s New York City mayoral campaign this cycle. Also, the Bronx native was previously director of scheduling and executive operations for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and deputy chief of staff to Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

91 DAVID GARZA PRESIDENT AND CEO Henry Street Settlement Since 2010, David Garza has led Henry Street Settlement, which offers social services, arts and health care programs for Lower East Side residents. The nonprofit – which has 450 full-time staff and 400 seasonal workers – has received an influx of private and public funding during the COVID-19 pandemic, but Garza is also focused on sustaining the organization’s expansion long term. He serves on the boards of the New York City Employment and Training Coalition and the New York City Regional Economic Development Council.

92 QUENIA ABREU CEO AND PRESIDENT New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce Quenia Abreu co-founded the New York Women's Chamber of Commerce in 2002 and has led it since 2004. The only women's chamber of congress in the state has since offered training to more than 10,000 women and helped female entrepreneurs access $15 million in funding and $30 million in procurement contracts. Abreu also launched a women and minority business development center in Manhattan in 2006.

93 DEBRALEE SANTOS EDITOR Manhattan Times and The Bronx Free Press As editor of the Manhattan Times and The Bronx Free Press – sister publications published by the MirRam Group’s Luis Miranda Jr. and Roberto Ramírez Sr. – Debralee Santos is deeply connected

Santos is an editor deeply connected to New York's communities of color.


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to New York's communities of color. She helped chronicle the coronavirus pandemic and its toll on New Yorkers and is a frequent guest on public radio, where she recently spoke about then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation in light of the sexual assault allegations made against him.

94 EDWARD CUESTA NATIONAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Dominicanos USA Eddie Cuesta runs Dominicanos USA, which helps Dominican American immigrants apply for citizenship and register to vote. As head of an organization that helped register 100,000 Dominican Americans in its first year of voting registration efforts, Cuesta has helped fuel the political power of the city’s burgeoning Dominican population. The community stands to further expand if lawmakers adopt a proposal to allow noncitizen New Yorkers to vote in municipal elections.

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KASSANDRA RUIZ; NIURKA VIDAL; YOVAN COLLADO

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY ORGANIZING New Settlement Up until early this year, Sheila Garcia led the Bronx-based Community Action for Safe Apartments, or CASA, which has pushed for a right to counsel and other tenant protections at the city and state level. She remains the director of organizing at New Settlement, which launched CASA. As a tenant member of New York City’s Rent Guidelines Board, she helped the city enact

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its fourth rent freeze in the last seven years, affecting 1.2 million units of regulated housing stock in New York City.

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Ariana Collado is the executive director of the Bronx Democratic Party.

NANCY DE DELVA CO-CHAIR New York Progressive Action Network Nancy de Delva twice campaigned for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and was a delegate to the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Sanders supporters who were members of New York’s DNC delegation that year went on to found the New York Progressive Action Network, which de Delva now co-chairs. She is also a member of the New Queens Democrats and has pushed for the Queens Democratic Party to have more transparency.

97 ARIANA COLLADO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Bronx Democratic Party The appointment of Ariana Collado as the Bronx Democratic Party’s executive director was among Bronx Democratic County Committee Chair Jamaal Bailey’s key moves in diversifying the borough’s representation. Former chief of staff to New York City Council Member Andrew Cohen, Collado has seen a remarkable increase in female representation among the Bronx’s elected officials – with New York City Council Member Vanessa Gibson set to be the borough’s first female president.

98 ANDERSON TORRES PRESIDENT AND CEO RAIN Total Care Inc. As president and chief executive of social services organization RAIN Total Care, Anderson Torres oversees 13 senior centers in the Bronx and Manhattan in addition to an array of other services for elder New Yorkers, including home care, case management, housing, advocacy and education. The organization, which was founded in 1965, has been led by Torres since 2013. He previously worked at the American Diabetes Association.

99 SAMUEL NEMIR-OLIVARES DEMOCRATIC DISTRICT LEADER A rising star in Brooklyn’s Democratic Party, Samy Nemir-Olivares is a Latinx queer activist and the party’s district leader of the borough’s

District 53, representing Williamsburg and Bushwick. Nemir-Olivares has been involved in local grassroots activism since 2016. Through his work at the Center for Popular Democracy, NemirOlivares has advocated for safe conditions for refugees, an end to the school-to-prison pipeline, fair wages and voting rights.

100 EDUARDO VILARO ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND CEO Ballet Hispánico As artistic director of Ballet Hispánico, Eduardo Vilaro helped the largest Latino dance company in the country weather the coronavirus pandemic and celebrate its 50-year anniversary. A former dancer with Ballet Hispánico himself from 1988 to 1996, Vilaro founded Luna Negra Dance Theater in Chicago before returning to New York. Born in Cuba and raised in the city, Vilaro strives to capture the diversity of the Latino experience and its connection to other diasporas through dance.


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Notice of Formation of JB DTC MAR K E TING ENTERPRISE LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY ) on 06/15/21. O f f ice location: N Y County. Princ. of fice of LLC: 320 Fifth Ave., 2nd Fl., NY, NY 10001. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may b e ser ve d . SSNY shall mail process to PPI Apparel Group, At tn: Abe Hanan at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Any law ful ac tivit y. Notice of Formation of SERENDIB VOYAGER LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 07/27/21. O f f ice location: N Y County. Princ. office of LLC: 252 Seventh Ave., Ste. #110, NY, NY 10011. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: To purchase, own and sell real estate in New York. Notice of Formation of TIPPING POINT WEALTH, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/26/21. Office location: NY County. Princ. office of LLC: 10 Grand Central, 155 E. 44th St., 12 Fl., NY, NY 10017. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. Purpose: Any law ful ac tivit y. Notice of Qual. of KRE Bklyner 1134 Fulton LLC. Auth. filed with SSNY on 8/24/21. Office location: New York. LLC formed in DE on 8/16/21. SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY mail process to: 30 Hudson Yards, 75th Floor, New York, NY 10001. Arts. of Org. filed with DE SOS. Townsend Bldg. Dover, DE 19901. Any lawful purpose.

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Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, cider, and liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, cider, and liquor at retail in a OP 252 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 105 WEST 13TH STREET NEW YORK, NY 10011. for on premises consumption. TWO GUYS AND A FISHTANK LLC.

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Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, and liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, and liquor at retail in a OP 252 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 318 GRAHAM AV E N U E , BROOKLYN NY 11211 for on premises consumption. HOT MEAL SOUP LLC. Notice of Formation of Make Mish LLC, filed with SSNY on 8/13/2021. Office: Richmond County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC: 125 Maryland Ave. Staten Island, NY 10305. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. Notice of Qual. of NNS ADVISERS (US) LLC, Authority filed with the SSNY on 08/10/2021. O f f ice location: N Y County. LLC formed in DE on 07/29/2021. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: C/O Withers Bergman LLP, 157 Church St. 12 Fl, New Haven, CT 06510. Address required to be maintained in DE: C/O The Corporation Trust Co., 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert of Formation filed with DE Div. of Corps, 401 Federal St., Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose.

September 27, 2021

Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, cider, and liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, cider, and liquor at retail in a HL 242 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 1123 Old Albany Post R oad G arrison , N Y 10524 for on premises c o n s u m p t i o n . 1123 Old Albany Post Road LLC. Notice of Formation of JVM PROPERTIES LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 8/11/21.Office location: New York SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may b e ser ve d . SSNY mail process to 107-24 71st Rd, Apt. PH3B, Forest Hills, NY 11375.Any lawful purpose. Notice of Qual. of KRE H YOD Owner LLC . Auth. filed with SSNY on 8/27/21. Office location: New York. LLC formed in DE on 7/20/21. SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY mail process to: 600 Mamaroneck Ave #400, Harrison, NY 10528. Any law ful purpose. Notice of Formation of #Tatted Limited liability company , LLC filed with SSNY on April 28,2021. Office: Kings County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC: 3208 Glenwood Rd apt 4F Brooklyn NY, 11210 . Purpose: any lawful act or activity. Notice of Formation of DorkTown, LLC filed with SSNY on 7/29/21. Office: Kings County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC: 75 State St, Apt 1, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Purpose: any lawful act or activity.

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Notice of Auction Sale is herein g i v e n that Citiwide Self Storage located at 455 5 Pear son S tre et , Long Island City, N.Y. 11101 will take place on WWW. STORAGETREASURES. COM Sale by c o mp e ti ti ve b i d ding starting on September 27, 2021 and end on October 8, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to satis f y unpaid rent and charges on the f o l l ow i n g a c c o u n t s : #3C07-Timothy Hinton: 1-box, 1-pair of gloves, 1-goggle #4R06-Richard Brim: several boxes, several DVD, 1-flat screen TV with mount, 1-picture frame, 2-suitcases, 1-duffel bag #9T19-Andre Loring: 1-shoe box, airpod case, 1-jacket, 1-book bag The contents of each unit will be sold as a lot and all items must be removed f ro m th e p re mi s e s within 72 hours. Owners may redeem their goods by paying all rent and charges due at any time before the sale. All sales are held “with reserve”. Owner reserves the right to cancel sale at any time. Notice of Formation of Subledger Publishing LLC filed with SSNY on 4/23/2020. Office: New York County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC: 295 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor New York , NY 10 017. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. I M A X T H R E E CA B LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the S SN Y on 08/26/2021. Office loc: NY County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 432 Park Ave, Apt 49A, NY, NY 10022. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose.

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Notice of Qual. of REGAL WEALTH HOLDINGS, LLC, Authority filed with the SSNY on 08/13/2021. Office loc: NY County. LLC formed in DE on 10/24/2019. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Attn: Barry Klarberg, 209 East 31st St., NY, NY 10016. Address required to be maintained in DE: N ati onal R e gis te re d Agents, Inc., 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert of Formation filed with DE Div. of Corps, 401 Federal St., Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. Notice of Formation of S TA R R I D E R EQUESTRIAN LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 7/27/21. Office location Orange SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served SSNY mail process to P.O. Box 457, Westtown, NY, United States, 10998. Any law ful purpose. Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, and cider at retail in a TW 344 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 14A Orchard Street New York, NY 10002 for on premises consumption. Dulce Ranger LLC. Notice of Qualification of UNITRANCHE LOAN TRANSACTION II, LLC Appl. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/0 6/21. O f fice location: NY County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 12/30/20. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o C orp oration Service Co. (CSC), 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. DE addr. of LLC: c/o CSC, 251 Little Falls Dr., Wilmington, DE 19808. Cert. of Form. filed with Jeffrey W. Bullock, Secy. of State of DE, John G. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal St. - Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any law ful ac tivit y.

Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, and cider at retail in a RW 341 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 797 Yonkers Ave, Yonkers NY 10704 for on premises consumption. Tio Nacho Inc.

Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, and cider at retail in a OP 252 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 338 BEDFORD AVENUE BROOKLYN, NY 11249 for on premises consumption. GOOD THANKS BROOKLYN LLC. Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, liquor, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, liquor, and cider at retail in a CT 246 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 153 C O LU M B I A S T R EE T B R O O K LY N , NY 11231 for on premises consumption. SEVEN HILLS HOSPITALITY LLC. Notice of formation of BOWERY 2A LLC. Arts of Org filed with Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 9/2/21. Office location: N Y C o u n t y. S S N Y designated as agent upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy of process against LLC to: 534 E. 84th St, 1E, NY, NY 10028. Purpose: any lawful act.

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Notice of Qualification of BROOKFIELD S T R AT E G I C REAL E S TAT E PA R T N E R S IV-C NAVRATNA AIV L.P. Appl. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/26/21. O f f ice location: N Y C ount y. L P forme d in Delaware (DE) on 06/11/21. Duration of LP is Perpetual. SSNY designated as agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the L.P., Brookfield Place, 250 Vesey St., 15th Fl., NY, NY 102811023. Name and addr. of each general partner are available from SSNY. DE addr. of LP: Corporation Service Co., 251 Little Falls Dr., Wilmington, DE 19808-1674. Cert. of LP filed with DE Secy. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any law ful ac tivit y.

Notice of Divorce NOTICE OF SERVICE BY PUBLICATION STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION Lourdes Veronica Cabrera Santos v. Aldo Rafael Perez Guevara 20-CVD-17434 Attention “ALDO RAFAEL PEREZ GUEVARA” Take notice that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: Divorce. You are required to make defense to such pleading no later than October 16 th , 2021 and upon your failure to do so the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought. This the 6 day of September 2021. L. Maria Ximena Sussman Sussman Law Firm, PLLC 9916 Monroe Road Charlotte, NC 28270 Ph# (980) 598-8180

Notice of Qualification of BSREP IV BROOKFIELD L.P. Appl. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/26/21. O f f ice location: N Y C ount y. L P forme d in Delaware (DE) on 03/18/21. Duration of LP is Perpetual. SSNY designated as agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the L.P., Brookfield Place, 250 Vesey St., 15th Fl., NY, NY 102811023. Name and addr. of each general partner are available from SSNY. DE addr. of LP: Corporation Service Co., 251 Little Falls Dr., Wilmington, DE 19808-1674. Cert. of LP filed with DE Secy. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any law ful ac tivit y. Notice of Formation of Bella Bella New York Administration, LLC filed with SSNY on August 23, 2021. Office: New York County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC: 2400 McCullough Ave., #12653, San Antonio, Texas 78212. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. Notice of Qual. of Takeoffs Plus, LLC. Auth. filed with SSNY on 9/1/21. Office location: New York. LLC formed in DE on 4/4/13. SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY mail process to: 600 Mamaroneck Ave #4 0 0, Harrison, N Y 10528. Arts. of Org. filed with DE SOS. Townsend Bldg. Dover, DE 19901. Any law ful purpose. Notice of Formation of L&B Home Solutions, LLC filed with SSNY on 06-04-2021. Office: Westchester Count y. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC: 14 Hartley Avenue, Mount Vernon, New York 10550. Purpose: any lawful act or activity.

Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, cider, and liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, cider, and liquor at retail in a OP 252 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 97 N 10TH S T R E E T, 1E B R O O K LY N , NY 11249 for on premises c o n s u m p t i o n .

Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, cider, and liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, cider, and liquor at retail in a OP 252 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 306 Gold Street, C2, Store #2, Brooklyn NY 11201 for on premises c o n s u m p t i o n .

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Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, cider, and liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, cider, and liquor at retail in a OP 252 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 383 WEST 33RD STREET, UNIT 18 8 -18 9 NE W YORK, NY 10001 for on premises consumption. MOYNIHAN OVERLOOK BAR LLC.

Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, cider, and liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, cider, and liquor at retail in a OP 252 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 1312 MADISON AV E N U E NEW YORK , NY 10128 for on premises consumption. HIRAMASA RESTAURANT VENTURE LLC. Notice of Formation of Fareweigh LLC filed with SSNY on September 2, 2021. Office: Richmond County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC: #239 1324 Forest ave, Staten Island, NY 10302. Purpose: any lawful act or activity.

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Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, cider, and liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, cider, and liquor at retail in a OP 252 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 125 N. Main Street Por t Chester, NY 10573 for on premises consumption. Ardara125 LLC. Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, cider, and liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, cider, and liquor at retail in a OP 252 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 798 Old Dock Road Kings Park, NY 11754 for on premises consumption. The Inlet at 798 LLC. Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, and cider at retail in a OP 252 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 250 Hurds Road Clintondale, NY 12515 for on premises consumption. Minard’s Family Farm LLC.

Notice of Formation of EMPIRE L AND MANAGEMENT LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 8/30/21.Office location: Montgomery SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY mail process to 280 Buel Rd, Canajoharie, NY 13317. Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of EMW MANAGEMENT, LLC. Ar ts . O f Org. filed with SSNY on 9/9/20.Office location: Richmond SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY mail process to 88 Meadow Glen Rd Fort Salonga, NY 11768. Any lawful purpose. Notice of Qual. of ESNYHOME D - S TATE N , LLC. Auth. filed with SSNY on 8/26/21. Office l o c ati on: R i c hmond . LLC formed in DE on 8/6/21. SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY mail process to: 80 State St. Albany, NY 12207. Arts. of Org. filed with DE SOS. Townsend Bldg. Dover, DE 19901. Any lawful purpose.

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Notice of Qual. of Empire Clean Energy, LLC. Auth. filed with SSNY on 8/11/21. Office location: KINGS. LLC formed in DE on 8/11/21. SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY mail process to: Attn: David Ar fin, NYU Urban Future Lab, 370 Jay St 7th Fl Brooklyn, NY 11201. Arts. of Org. filed with DE SOS. Townsend Bldg. Dover, DE 19901. Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of AAYH REALTY GROUP, LLC filed with SSNY on July 29, 2021. Office: Kings County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC: 260 South 1st Street Apt 5A, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: any lawful act or activity.

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Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, liquor, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, liquor, and cider at retail in a OP 252 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 125 N Main Street Port Chester, NY 10573 for on premises consumption. ARDARA125 LLC TIDEWATER MARINE LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the S SN Y on 09/09/2021. Office loc: NY County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 245 Eighth Avenue, Ste 169, NY, NY 10014. Reg Agent: Doug Manowitz, 245 Eighth Avenue, Ste 169, NY, NY 10014. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. Notice of formation of E nvision Global Productions LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 07/29/2021. Office located in King’s county. SSNY has been designated for service of process. SSNY shall mail copy of any process served against the LLC to Melissa Meredith, 1870 Troy Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234. Purpose: any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of SMDR ENTERPRISES LLC. filed with SSNY on 08/20/2021. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 400 FORT HILL RD. APT. 510, PEEKSKILL, NY, 10566, USA Notice of Formation of RED BEAR VENTURES, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 07/28/21. O f f ice location: N Y County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. Purpose: Any law ful ac tivit y.


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Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, liquor, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, liquor, and cider at retail in a Liquor Store "L " under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 197 6TH AVENUE NEW YORK, NY 10013 for on premises consumption. THE WINE HUT CORP Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, and cider at retail in a RW 341 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 149 1ST AVENUE NEW YORK, NY 10003 for on premises consumption. THE MASALAWALA LLC. Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, liquor, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, liquor, and cider at retail in a Liquor Store "L " under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 45 1st Avenue #1D New York, NY 10003 for on premises consumption. JCCSM Inc. Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, liquor, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, liquor, and cider at retail in a OP 252 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 5-14 51ST AVENUE LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11101 for on premises consumption. GAME HAUS INC

Notice of Formation of Flying Point 2 Associates, LLC. filed with SSNY on 11/13/17. Office location: New York County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 45 Larchmont Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538 . Purpose: any lawful act or activity. Notice of Formation of Flying Point 3 Associates, LLC. filed with SSNY on 2/15/18. Office location: Westchester Count y. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 45 Larchmont Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538 . Purpose: any lawful act or activity. Notice of Formation of Flying Point 4, LLC. filed with SSNY on 2/14/20. Office location: Westchester Count y. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 45 Larchmont Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538 . Purpose: any lawful act or activity. Notice of Formation of Water Mill 1, LLC. filed with SSNY on 2/1/19. Office location: Westchester Count y. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 45 Larchmont Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538 . Purpose: any lawful act or activity. Notice of Formation of Next Leveled, LLC filed with SSNY on January 11, 2021. Office: Westchester County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC: Deborah Woods, 131 Lorraine Avenue, M ount Ve rno n , N Y 10553. Purpose: any lawful act or activity.

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Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, liquor, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, liquor, and cider at retail in a HL 242 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control L aw at 119 ORCHARD STREET NEW YORK, NY 10002 for on premises consumption. GRIFFON Q, LLC

Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, liquor, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, liquor, and cider at retail in a OP 252 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control L aw at 17 1 East Broadway New York, NY 10002 for on premises consumption. Segundo Management LLC Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, liquor, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, liquor, and cider at retail in a OP 252 under the Alcoholic Beverage C o ntro l L aw at 2 PUL ASKI RD, KINGS PA R K , NY 11754 for on premises consumption. MRS BROWN’S LLC. Notice of Formation of Clever Trek, LLC filed with SSNY on 9/2/2021. Office: New York, County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC: 161 W 16th Street, Apt 11F, NY, NY 10011. Purpose: any lawful act or activity.

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Notice of Formation of FUTAI 922 LLC. Arts. O f O r g . f i l e dw i t h SSNY on 8/12/21.Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served SSNY mail process to 926 57th St Brooklyn, NY 11219. Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of GOLDEN STAR 828 LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 8/5/21. Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be s e r ve d S S N Y m a i l process to 5711 8th Ave Brooklyn, NY 11220. Any law ful purpose. Notice of Formation of IGLEHART DESIGN LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 8/6/21. Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served SSNY mail process to 1 5 0 0 B ro adway, 27th Floor, New York, NY 10036. Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of JMC GROUP HOLDINGS LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 8/26/21.Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served SSNY mail process to 203 Jackson St, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Any law ful purpose. Notice of Formation of KINGS SPEEDY LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 6/23/21.Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served SSNY mail process to 1903 Kings Hwy Brooklyn, NY 11229. Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of REX 15E LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 09/14/21. O f f ice location: N Y County. SSNY designated a s a g e n t o f L LC upon whom process agains t it may b e served. SSNY shall mail process to M. Nader Ahari, 200 Park Ave. South, Ste. 1608, NY, NY 10 0 03 . Purpose: Any law ful ac tivit y.

Notice of Formation of Marigo Navigation LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 7/22/21. Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served SSNY mail process to 825 Soundview Ave E x tension, Southold, NY 11971. Any lawful purpose.

Notice of Formation of 11 VALLEY VIEW REALTY LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 3/18/21. Office location: Orange SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY mail process to 15 Arlington Dr, Monroe, NY 10950. Any lawful purpose.

Notice of Formation of NNPS Pharmacy LLC. . Ar ts . of Org. filed with SSNY on 08/23/21.Office location: New Yo r k SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY mail process to 2580 Adam Clay ton, Powell Jr. Blvd, New Yo r k , NY 10039. Any law ful purpose.

Notice of Qual. of 27E79 RE TAIL LLC. Auth. filed with SSNY o n 7/2 3/2 1 . O f f i c e location: New York . LLC formed in DE on 7/23/21. SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY mail process to: Attn: Jef frey M. Schwar tz, Esq., 444 Madison Ave, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10022. Arts. of Org. filed with DE SOS . Townsend Bldg. Dover, DE 19901. Any lawful purpose.

Notice of Formation of RIRB LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 8/31/21.Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served SSNY mail process to 2444 83rd St Brooklyn, NY 11214. Any law ful purpose. Notice of Formation of TROUTMAN PARTNERS LLC. Ar ts . O f Org. filed with SSNY on 8/19/21.Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served SSNY mail process to 6 Doyers St, Apt. #13000, New York, NY 10013. Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of 8789 19TH AVE LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 8/24/21.Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served SSNY mail process to 1633 82nd St., Brooklyn, NY 11214. Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of 559 Putnam LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 8/19/21.Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served SSNY mail process to 6 Doyers St, Apt. #13000, New York, NY 10013. Any law ful purpose.

Notice of Formation of 85 Calyer Street TH, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 8/24/21. Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be s e r ve d S S N Y m a i l process to 258 North 9th St, Apt 2, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of 129 Devoes Street LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 8/5/21.Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served SSNY mail process to 129 Devoe St, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Any lawful purpose Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, and cider at retail in a RW 341 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 383 WEST 31ST STREET FOOD STALL #31 NY, NY 10001 for on premises c o n s u m p t i o n . BURGER JOINT AT MOYNIHAN FOOD HALL LLC


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Notice of Formation of 2328 PROPERTIES LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 9/1/21. Office location Rensselaer SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be s e r ve d S S N Y m a i l process to 2328 Sixteenth St, Troy, NY 12180. Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of 2495 BROADWAY CENTER LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 2 /1 9/0 9 .O f f ic e location: New York SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY mail process to 1202 Lexington Ave #153, New York, NY 10028.Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of ALLIANCE COLLECTIVE, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 7/14/21.Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served SSNY mail process to 1663 Woodbine St, #3L, Ridgewood, NY 11385. Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of ASIAN MEDIA RIGHTS, LLC. .Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 2/10/2010.Office location: New York SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. S SN Y mail proces s to 7014 13th Ave, Ste 2 0 2 , B ro o k l y n , N Y 11228.Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of VILLEPA INTELLIGENCE LLC. Ar ts . of Org. filed with SSNY on 08/26/21. Office location: New York SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process agains t it may b e s e r ve d . S S N Y mail process to 738 E 5th St Apt 1C, New York, NY 10009.Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of 6815 4TH AVE LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 7/13/21.Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served SSNY mail process to 6815 4TH Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220. Any lawful purpose.

Notice of Formation of AURAE, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 8/31/21.O f fice loc ation: New York SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be s e r ve d . S S N Y mail process to 95 Horatio St #410, New York , NY 10014. Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation o f C .O D U R O L L C . Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 8/19/21.Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served S SN Y mail proces s to 54 Noll st, apt 709, Brooklyn, NY 11206 . Any law ful purpose. Notice of Qual. of Downstate Clean Energy, LLC. Auth. filed with SSNY on 8/11/21. Office location: KINGS. LLC formed in DE on 5/27/21. SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may b e ser ve d . SSNY mail process to: Attn: David Arfin, Nyu Urban Future Lab, 370 Jay St 7th Fl Brooklyn, NY 11201. Arts. of Org. filed with DE SOS . Townsend Bldg. Dover, DE 19901. Any lawful purpose.

Notice of Formation of EFRAIM GOLDSTEIN PROFESSIONAL E N G I N E E R I N G PLLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 9/8/21.Office location: Kings SSNY desg. As agent of PLLC upon whom process against it may be served SSNY mail process to 15 Ocean Ave Brooklyn, NY 11225. Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of FELLOW BARBER HUDSON YA R D S LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 8/16/21. Of fice location: New York SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY mail process to 101 North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249.Any lawful purpose.

Notice of Formation of VILLEPA INTELLIGENCE LLC . Ar ts . of Org . filed with SSNY on 08/26/21. Office location: New York SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process agains t it may b e s e r ve d . S S N Y mail process to 738 E 5th St Apt 1C, New York, NY 10009.Any lawful purpose. TIDEWATER MARINE LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the S SN Y on 09/09/2021. Office loc: NY County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 245 Eighth Avenue, Ste 169, NY, NY 10014. Reg Agent: Doug Manowitz, 245 Eighth Avenue, Ste 169, NY, NY 10014. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. Notice of Formation of AAYH REALTY GROUP, LLC filed with SSNY on July 29, 2021. Office: Kings County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC: 260 South 1st Street Apt 5A, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. Notice of Qual. of 1SSP INVESTOR LLC. Auth. filed with SSNY o n 9/ 1 0/2 1 . O f f i c e location: New York . LLC formed in DE on 7/30/21. SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY mail process to: 600 Mamaroneck Ave #400, Harrison, NY 10528 . Arts. of Org. filed with DE SOS . Townsend Bldg. Dover, DE 19901. Any law ful purpose. Notice of Formation of The Wax Sanctuary LLC filed with SSNY on 9/21/2021. Office: Bronx County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to LLC: 2327 Boller Ave Bronx, NY 10475. Purpose: any lawful act or activity.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF A COOPERATIVE APARTMENT PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: by Virtue of default under Loan Security Agreements, and other Securit y Documents, which is currently held by Deutsche Bank National Trus t C ompany, as Trustee for Residential A s se t S e curitiz ation Trust, Series 2004-A4, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2004D by an assignment from IndyMac Bank FSB which was assigned from Southern Star Mortgage Corp, as Secured Creditor, Laurance Otis Knox , DCA #2098886, will sell at public auction, with reserve, at the Rotunda of the New York County Supreme Courthouse, at 60 Centre Street, New York, NY 10601 at 11:00 AM on October 14, 2021, 530 shares of the capital stock of 365 W. 20th Apartments Corp., issued in the name of Long Nguyen, and all right, title and interest in a Proprietary Lease to 365 West 20th Street, Apt. 17 B, New York, NY 10011. Sale held to enforce rights of Southern Star Mor tgage Corp. , as Secured Creditor, who reserves the right to bid. Ten percent (10%) Bank/Cer tified check payable to Sheldon M ay & A s s o ciate s , P.C. as attorneys for Deutsche Bank National Trus t C ompany, as Trustee for Residential A s se t S e curitiz ation Trust, Series 2004-A4, Mortgage Pass-Through Cer tificates, Series 2004-D Balance due at closing within thirty (30) days. The auctioneer’s fees are required at sale. The Cooperative Apartment will be sold “AS IS,” and possession is to be obtained by the purchaser(s) and subject to Co Op Approval. Dated: 8/19/202 1 Sheldon May & Associates (Escrowee) Attorneys for Plaintiff 255 Merrick Road Rockville Centre, NY 11570 Telephone: (516) 763-3200

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Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, and cider at retail in a Restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 516 Hudson Street New York, NY 10014 for on premises consumption. DB 516 Hudson NY LLC Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, liquor, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, liquor, and cider at retail in a Restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 351 B ro adway B ro o k l y n , NY 11211 for on premises consumption. Masquerade Brooklyn I LLC Notice of formation of Third Road Partners CC LLC. Articles of Org filed with the Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 9/14/2021. Office location: New York County. SSNY has been designated as an agent upon whom process against it may be served. The Post Office address to which SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him is: Erik C. Tiltmann, 234 E 83 StNew York, NY 10028. The principal business address of the LLC is: New York . Purpose: any law ful ac tivit y. Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, and cider at retail in a TW 344 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 54180 MAIN ROAD SOUTHOLD, NY 11971 for on premises consumption. EINSTEIN SQUARE HOLDINGS LLC

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UNITED BROTHERS, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 11/13/00 Latest date to dissolve: 1 2 /3 1/2 0 5 0 . Of fice: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom p ro c e s s a g ain s t i t may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 287 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. Purpose: Any law ful purpose.

KHB MEDICAL SERVICES, PLLC, a Prof. LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 08/19/2021. Office loc: Ny County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 377 East 33rd Street, Apt. 18B, NY, NY 10016-9474. Purpose: To Practice The Profession Of Medicine.

Form of notice for onpremises license. Notice is hereby given that a license, number (pending) for beer, wine, liquor, and cider has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine, liquor, and cider at retail in a OP 252 under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 1140 MANHATTAN AVENUE B R O O K LY N , NY 11222 for on premises c o n s u m p t i o n . PIGRI LLC

Notice of Formation of Brooklyn Koi Candle Co LLC. filed with SSNY on 09/02/2021. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 380 Macon Street, Apt 4R, Brooklyn, NY, 11233-4297

Notice of Formation of 1840 Givan Ave Realty LLC, Arts of Org. filed with the SSNY on 09/17/2021. Office: Bronx County . SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 1840 Givan Ave, Bronx NY 10469. Purpose: Any lawful act or activity


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SURROGATE’S COURT OF THE COUNTY OF NEW YORK 31 CHAMBERSSTREET NEW YORK, NY 10007 (646) 386-5800

September 27, 2021

PROBATE CITATION

File

No.----2020 -3659

SURROGATE’S COURT - NEW YORK COUNTY CITATION THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, By the Grace of God Free and Independent

NOTICE TO CITED PARTIES You have been served with a citation for a matter that is scheduled to be heard at a New York County Surrogate’s Court calendar. Please be advised that pursuant to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Orders and Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks’ Administrative Orders now in effect in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this court is serving the public and court users primarily through virtual or electronic appearances; in person appearances are limited at this time.

TO:

The citation that you have received contains a return date. Please do not appear in the courthouse on that date, The following choices are available to you:

A petition having been duly filed by Camille V. Glad, who is domiciled at 880 Forest Avenue, Apt. 9-12, Portland, ME 04103-4117.

-If you do not object to the relief requested, you do not need to contact the court or do anything else,

YOU ARE HEREBY CITED TO SHOW CAUSE before the Surrogate’s Court, New York County, at 31 Chambers street, New York, New York, November 8 2021,at 9:30 o’clock in the that day, why a decree should not be made in the estate of Sydney Lazarus lately domiciled at 226 East 12th Street, Apt. 90, New York, New York 10003, United States admitting to probate a Will dated October 18, 2005, a copy of which is attached, as the Will of Sydney Lazarus deceased, relating to real and personal property, and directing that:

-If you do object to the relief sought on the citation, you or your lawyer must send a document to the court signed by you or your lawyer indicating that: 1. You object to the relief or you are requesting discovery; OR 2. You are requesting the opportunity to appear in person or by using Skype for Business or by telephone conference; OR 3 .You are requesting an adjournment to consult with or retain counsel. Your written response must be received by the court three (3) business days before the return date and must include either an email address or telephone number, or both, where you or your lawyer can be reached during business hours. Your communication to the court may be sent by email to: Probate General@nycourts.gov or by mail addressed to the Probate Department of this court at the address listed above. The attorney for the petitioner must be copied in your communication. If your written communication to the court indicates that you would like to proceed as described in choice number 1 above, your case may be referred to a court attorney-referee for a conference. The case will be adjourned to a future date, if you request the opportunity to appear in person or by electronic means or to consult or retain counsel (choices number 2 and 3).

-Heirs at law, next of kin, and distributees of Sydney Lazarus, deceased, if living, and if any of them be dead to their heirs at law, next of kin, distributees, legatees, executors, administrators, assignees and successors in interest whose names are unknown and cannot be ascertained after due diligence. - New York County Public Administrator - New York Attorney General

[X] Letters Testamentary issue to Camille V. Glad Dated, Attested and Sealed SEP 17 2021 HON. NORA S. ANDERSON Seal Surrogate Chief Clerk Dian’a Sanabria Gregory M. Lanuti, Esq. Print Name of Attorney Gregory M. Lanuti, P.C. Firm Name Telephone (516) 624-0466 480 Forest Avenue, Locust Valley, New York 11560 Address glanuti@gmlpc.com Email (optional)

If an attorney plans to appear on your behalf, be or she must file a Notice of Appearance. This Notice may be filed by mail addressed to the Probate Department of this court at the address listed above or through the e-filing system (NYSCBP), at www.uycourts.gov/ efile.

NOTICE: THIS CITATION IS SERVED UPON YOU AS REQUIRED BY LAW. YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO APPEAR. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY APPEAR FOR YOU. AS A RESULT OF THE MEASURES ADOPTED BY THE COURT TO COMBAT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, PHYSICAL PRESENCE AT THE COURTHOUSE ON THE RETURN DATE IS NOT POSSIBLE. THEREFORE, IF YOU WISH TO CONTEST THE RELIEF REQUESTED, YOU, OR AN ATTORNEY ON YOUR BEHALF, MUST CONTACT THE COURT PRIOR TO THIS DATE IN THE MANNER SET FORTH IN THE ATTACHED NOTICE. IF YOU DO NOT CONTACT THE COURT AS SET FORTH IN THE NOTICE IT WILL BE FOUND YOU CONSENT TO THE RELIEF REQUESTED.

If you have questions about responding to the citation, you may contact the Probate Department at Probate General@nycourts.gov. Please note that court staff are prohibited from giving legal advice but they are available to answer any question about procedure.

*To all Parties: No in person appearances shall be made at the return date. If you wish to object to this s. matter, you may do so in writing in accordance with the annexed New York County Surrogate’s Court Notice to the Cited Parties

If you do not contact the court by the date on the citation, the record will reflect that you do not object to the relief requested.

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Notice of Formation of VL1 Properties, LLC. Arts of Org filed with Sec. of State of NY on 9/16/21. Office Location: Richmond County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. Mail process to: c/o the LLC, 344 Tanglewood Dr. SI, NY 10308. Purpose: any law ful purpose. Public Notice T-Mobile Northeast, LLC ( T- Mobile) prop ose s the modification of an existing T-Mobile facility installed atop an existing 62’ building (77’ overall) at 1255 North Ave in New Rochelle, Westchester County, NY (Job #50537). In accordance with the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 and the 2005 Nationwide P r o g r a m m a t i c Agreement, T-Mobile is hereby notifying the public of the proposed undertaking and soliciting comments on Historic Properties which may be affected by the proposed undertaking. If you would like to provide specific information regarding potential effects that the proposed undertaking might have to properties that are listed on or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places and located within 1/2 mile of the site, please submit the comments (with Job #50537) to: Ramaker, Contractor for T-Mobile, 855 Community Dr, Sauk City, WI 53583 or via e-mail to history@ r a m a ke r. c o m w i t h i n 30 days of this notice. TFI Madison LLC filed w/ SSNY on 9/9/21. Office: New York Co. SSNY designated as agent for process & shall mail to: 333 Starke Rd., Carlstadt, NJ 07072. Purpose: any lawful. Notice of Formation of 2435 FDB DM LLC filed with SSNY on 09/13/2021. Of fice location: New York C ount y. S SN Y designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to SHOP ARCHITEC TS , INC. 233 BROADWAY, FLOOR 11, NEW YORK, NY, 10279, USA

WALLABY LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 09/22/2021. Office loc: NY County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Hubco Registered Agent Services, Inc., 238 W. Jericho Turnpike, H un t in g to n S t a t i o n , NY 11746. Reg Agent: Hubco Registered Agent Services, Inc., 238 W. Jericho Turnpike, H un t in g to n S t a t i o n , N Y 1174 6 . Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose.

Notice of Formation of Jessette NYC LLC. filed with SSNY on 07/16/2021. Office location: New York County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 239 West 63rd Streed, 3A, New York, NY, 10023, USA

Notice of formation of limited liability company (LLC). Name: SHADDAI CAPITAL SOLUTIONS LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 5/24/2021. NY office location: Kings County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The post office address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him/her is Registered Agents Inc., 90 State Street, Ate 700 Office 40 Albany, NY, 12207. Purpose/character of LLC: Any Lawful Purpose. Notice of Formation of FOUNDATION TALENT AGENCY, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 09/16/21. Office location: Kings County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. Purpose: Any law ful ac tivit y.

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Public Notice Cellco Par tnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless ( Ve r i z o n W i r e l e s s) proposes to collocate wireless communications antennas at the following locations in New York County, NY: at a top height of 75 feet on an 87-foot building rooftop at the approx. vicinity of 225 West 44th Street, New York, NY, 10036; at a top height of 108 feet on a 122-foot building rooftop at the approx. vicinity of 24-26 East 39th Street, New York, NY, 10016; at a top height of 60 feet on a 60-foot building rooftop at the approx. vicinity of 411 Park Avenue South, New York, NY, 10016; at a top height of 230 feet on a 223-foot building at the approx. vicinity of 1560 Broadway, New York, NY 10036. Public comments regarding potential effects from this site on historic properties may be submitted within 30 days from the date of this publication to: Trileaf Corp, Hannah Dell, h.dell@trileaf.com, 1395 South Marietta Parkway, Building 400, Suite 209, Marietta, GA 30067, 678-653-8673.

Public Notice Cellco Par tnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless ( Ve r i z o n W i r e l e s s) proposes to collocate wireless communications antennas at a top height of 68 feet on a 71-foot building at the approx. vicinity of 1055 University Avenue, Bronx, Bronx County, NY 10452. Public comments regarding potential effects from this site on historic properties m ay b e s u b m i t t e d within 30 days from the date of this publication to: Trileaf Corp, Benjamin Allen, b.allen@trileaf.com, phone: 678-653-8673, 1395 South Marietta Park way, Building 400, Suite 209, Mariet ta, GA 30067.

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