Councilman Michael Jackson proposed to rename a section of 10th Avenue between East 26th and East 28th Street to “Jamaica Heroes Way” on Tuesday night, sparking a long discussion in the City Council.
I am writing this letter to address an obvious elephant in the room. So, with that being said let’s get down to it.
The trial that will determine who – Alex Mendez or William McKoy — gets the 3rd Ward seat on City Council is slated to take place in the summer.
Councilman Alex Mendez, who came under attack from mayor Andre Sayegh earlier in the week for not quarantining following a trip to the Dominican Republic, has tested negative for Covid-19.
Former councilman William McKoy, who narrowly lost to Alex Mendez in November, filed a lawsuit on Monday seeking to nullify the outcome of the do-over election.
Councilman Alex Mendez won in the 3rd Ward election recount on Monday. He widened his lead over former councilman William McKoy from 9 to 13 votes.
Passaic County assignment judge Ernest Caposela ordered a recount in the hotly contested 3rd Ward race on Monday morning.