Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Primary Day Information

Primary Day Information from the NY Times:

Published: September 8, 2008

Polls for Tuesday’s primary election open at 6 a.m. and close at 9 p.m. in New York City and in Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam and Erie Counties. In all other counties the polls open at noon and close at 9 p.m.

New York City voters who need information about their polling place or about voting should call the City Board of Elections voter phone bank, at 866-VOTE-NYC.

Voters outside the city can go to https://voterlookup.elections.state.ny.us/votersearch.aspx to find the location of their local polling place, and call their county Board of Election offices if they need any additional information.


With the "Protect Our Homes" petition, CORD was formed in May, 2007. This petition arose as an overwhelmingly negative response to the coming of the over-sized 360 Smith Street Development at the corner of Smith Street and Second Place (Aka Oliver House; aka 131 Second Place). This petition, which had well over three thousand signatures, led to a new zoning text amendment in summer of 2008.

To: Our Elected Officials, Community Leaders, The MTA:
(MAY, 2007)

We the undersigned Carroll Gardens homeowners and residents, are appalled by the "as of right" ruling which allows owners and developers to erect buildings in our neighborhood with no regard to the impact they will present to our quality of life and the value of our homes........