New York State should be doing a better job of protecting animals, according to two Republican state lawmakers who are pushing for passage of a package of bills designed to increase the penalties for suspects committing cruelty to animals. … Full Article
A non-profit organization that gives jobs to homeless people to help get them back on their feet is teaming up with a Brooklyn councilmember to tidy up commercial streets in his district. … Full Article
State Sen. Marty Golden said Tuesday that he has learned that ACI, the non-profit group seeking to open a drug addiction treatment clinic at the site of the former Victory Memorial Hospital in Bay Ridge, has backed off the plan. … Full Article
One of Bay Ridge’s longstanding traditions is once again on its way.
The 63rd Annual 17th of May Parade, also known as the Norwegian Day Parade, will take place on Sunday, May 17, on Third Avenue, starting at 1:30 p.m. … Full Article
Congressman-elect Daniel Donovan, who won a decisive victory over City Councilmember Vincent Gentile in the special election in the 11th Congressional District (Southwest Brooklyn-Staten Island) Tuesday night, vowed to get to work immediately on issues such as transpor … Full Article