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Were you forced to take an Uber home from the city on New Year’s Eve? Then you know the pain caused by price-surging, the practice of more than quadrupling cab fares when rides are in high-demand. A new bill, proposed by Councilman David Greenfield, aims to prevent livery or car service companies from charging more…

News & Features Colonel Marcus Playground Ribbon Cutting
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Some exciting changes are coming to Colonel David Marcus Park in Midwood, including brand-new handball and basketball courts. Councilman David Greenfield joined with Brooklyn Parks Commissioner Kevin Jeffrey and Community Board 12 Chairman Yidel Perlstein yesterday to cut the ribbon on the newly renovated courts at the park on Avenue P and East 4th in Brooklyn.…

Police & Fire Police enforce parking regulations on 21 Ave. Source: Councilman Greenfield's office.
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Police cracked down on commercial vehicles illegally parked on 21st Avenue running through Washington Cemetery on Sunday, issuing tickets to all trucks parked between 53rd Street and 57th Street. Previously, we wrote about problems caused by trucks parked on the Bay Parkway side of the cemetery. Not only do the noisy trucks use up residential parking spots, disrupt funerals, and leave…

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The first City Council hearing on a proposed mandatory fee for plastic bags at grocery stores and supermarkets took place yesterday, and it’s already proving to be one of the most divisive issues to come before the usually lockstep Council body. Capital New York reports: The bill, Intro. 209, is being championed by Council members…

Events Councilman David Greenfield
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The following is a press release from the offices of Councilman David Greenfield: Councilman David G. Greenfield is partnering with New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) to provide local residents access to free legal help at his district office this Wednesday October 29th. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the NYLAG’s mobile van will be…

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Local leaders are putting pressure on the MTA to restore express service on the F train in Brooklyn, last experienced by commuters in 1987, while the MTA remains a bit iffy on the issue. In a letter sent to MTA Chairman Thomas F. Prendergast today, a bipartisan group of 14 city, state, and federal leaders…

Police & Fire
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A swastika and other hate-filled messages were found scrawled along several properties near 58th Street and 17th Avenue in Borough Park yesterday, leading to the quick arrest of three suspects. The anti-Semitic graffiti included messages that read “you don’t belong,” and “get out.” The perps broke into a residential construction site and a yeshiva to leave their unwelcome marks, as…

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The following is a press release from the offices of Council members Mark Treyger and David Greenfield: Councilmembers David G. Greenfield and Mark Treyger invite all local residents and families to attend a free screening of the classic, “The Wizard of Oz” this Sunday, June 29th. The movie will begin promptly at 8:30 p.m. in…

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The following is a press release from the offices of Councilman David Greenfield: Councilman David G. Greenfield urges all parents with children turning age four in 2014 to take advantage of the expanded free Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) programs being offered by the New York City Department of Education (DOE) in local yeshivas and other community…

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