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Treyger And Savino Call For City Action In Response To Coney...

Councilman Mark Treyger, Senator Diane Savino, and community leaders gathered outside Coney Island Houses at West 30th Street and Surf Avenue yesterday to call on City Hall...

Local Pols Renew Call For MTA To Make Avenue R Stop...

Following complaints from neighbors that the new Select Bus Service route on Nostrand Avenue, which replaced the B44's Limited service, left them walking too...

Brooklyn Politicians Gather To Push For Democratic National Convention At Barclays...

Councilmember Laurie Cumbo, Public Advocate Tish James, Borough President Eric Adams, Senator Chuck Schumer, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and others held a rally on Monday...

The Day: City Election Results, a Former Seminary on the Market...

Bill de Blasio was elected mayor yesterday, and the nabe’s own City Council Member Letitia James took home the public advocate title. Also, read up on a local seminary-turned-duplex on Washington Avenue and a coat drive at a local church.

Construction Kicks Off For Emmons Avenue Beautification Project

The Parks Department planted approximately two dozen new trees along Emmons Avenue west of Ocean Avenue this week, as the city moves to complete...

Southern Brooklyn Assembly Members Advocate For Vehicle Cost Relief

Three Southern Brooklyn Assembly members joined a bipartisan group of colleagues during a press conference yesterday to demand that Governor Andrew Cuomo waive registration...

Cymbrowitz Announces Final Phase Of $460K Emmons Ave Beautification Project

The city will kick off the final phase of an Emmons Avenue beautification project in the spring, capping off a 10-year rehabilitation of Sheepshead...

Petition: Bring The Fireworks Back To The East River

For 32 years prior to 2009, residents of Brooklyn and Queens were given the chance to enjoy the Macy's fireworks show on the East...

Cymbrowitz, Storobin Join Forces To Mandate Russian-Language Voting Materials

The following is a press release from the offices of Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz: At a press conference in the heart of Brooklyn’s Russian-American community, Assemblyman...

Greenfield, Hikind, Nadler Join Ed Koch To Denounce Congressional Candidate Charles...

The following is a press release from the offices City Councilmember David Greenfield. The above is a video provided by Yeshiva World News: Mayor Ed...

Cymbrowitz, Nelson, Weinstein Join Ed Koch To Denounce Congressional Candidate Charles...

Local elected officials representing Southern Brooklyn communities, joined by former Mayor Ed Koch, stood before the Museum of Jewish Heritage yesterday morning to denounce...

Video: Weiner Resigns At Press Conference, Heckler Denies Chance At Dignified...

Hecklers shouted "Pervert!" and demanded detailed information about Congressman Anthony Weiner's genitals at this afternoon press conference, in which the beleaguered pol resigned, barring any...