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There will be a major change at the top of Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT), the Sunset Park-based organization that helps high school dropouts finish their education and find jobs. … Full Article

Randy Peers leaving Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow for new job

There will be a major change at the top of Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT), the Sunset Park-based organization that helps high school dropouts finish their education and find jobs. … Full Article

Champagne reception honors Bay Ridge’s civic service pioneers

On Monday, Jan. 10 the Merchants of Third Avenue held a champagne reception and dinner at the Bay Ridge Manor to recognize this year’s pioneer honorees and civic award-winners. … Full Article

Credit Union saves Christmas for needy family

A group of Bensonhurst workers showed the true spirit of the holidays when they took up a collection to buy presents for a local family who could not afford to celebrate. … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce announces 2016 Brooklyn-Made Award winners

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce (BCC) on Thursday announced the winners of the 2016 Brooklyn-Made Awards, which honor the year's best certified Brooklyn-made products. … Full Article

Merchants of Third Ave. set to honor Bay Ridge pioneers

A Bay Ridge business group is busy planning its annual dinner to give a pat on the back to store-owners, community activists and political leaders who work tirelessly to make the Southwest Brooklyn neighborhood a better place to live and work. … Full Article

Sunset Park BID starts ‘beautiful’ revolution

Shoppers hurrying in and out of stores on Fifth Avenue in Sunset Park in recent weeks might have noticed new signs on the streets reading, “You are Beautiful.” The signs, which started going up before Christmas, are not part of an advertising campaign. … Full Article

Dilan visits East Williamsburg plant to tout tax credits

An East Williamsburg manufacturing plant that specializes in 3-D printing is the latest example of a business that has prospered under New York state’s ambitious Excelsior Program, according to a local lawmaker who accompanied Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul on a tour of the facility on Dec. … Full Article

Andrew Hoan named next president and CEO of Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

Brooklyn Chamber President and CEO Carlo A. Scissura has accepted a new position as President and CEO of the New York Building Congress. Effective December 19, Andrew Hoan, the Chamber's Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff, will succeed Scissura as President and CEO.  … Full Article

Montague Street BID launches Selfies With Elves

The Montague Street Business Improvement District (BID) marked its annual Small Business Saturday by staging Selfies With Elves, during which performers in elf costumes stood at strategic points along the street and encouraged passersby to stop for a self-portrait with one of Santa’s  … Full Article

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