FDNY investigating Bensonhurst blaze

Fire Department officials are investigating to determine the cause of a three-alarm fire that ripped through a commercial building in Bensonhurst on Sunday morning, sending flames and smoke shooting into the air and disrupting local subway service. … Full Article

DOT changes muni-meter rules in Borough Park

Orthodox Jewish motorists parking on two of the main commercial streets in Borough Park can rest easier on Friday evenings, according to Councilmember David G. … Full Article

Cuomo signs EMS anti-assault bill into law

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into law legislation to put more teeth into existing laws protecting emergency medical technicians and other first responders from being assaulted on the job. … Full Article

Brooklyn business owners balk at Obamacare

From Dyker Heights to Park Slope, owners of small businesses all over Brooklyn are saying that they’re shelling out so much money for health insurance these days, it’s making them sick. … Full Article

Bay Ridge man pleads guilty to killing his wife

A 54-year-old man who stabbed his wife to death during an argument inside their Bay Ridge apartment has pleaded guilty to first degree manslaughter, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced. … Full Article

On the waterfront in Bay Ridge

Some of us would rather fish than shop. A walk along the Shore Road Promenade is wonderful as well. … Full Article

PS 127 kids learn tolerance on ‘Day of Gratitude’

There’s a new dance craze at P.S. 127. Everyone is doing the “Turkey Pokey.” … Full Article

Bay Ridge board rejects affordable housing re-zoning plan

Joining a growing chorus of Brooklyn community boards that are not singing the praises of Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing plan, Community Board 10 voted to reject a key element of the mayor’s ambitious proposal. … Full Article

In Public Service: Felder aims to make life easier for residents

“Life is complicated. Whatever we can do to make it a little easier for people we should do,” said state Sen. Simcha Felder, summing up his political philosophy. … Full Article

Fontbonne students visit Brown University to plant STEM seeds

Fontbonne Hall Academy students who are participating in the high school’s Brown Pre-College Scholars Program in Engineering recently spent a day at Brown University, where they went on a guided tour of the engineering facilities and watched a chemical and mechanical engineering demonstrati … Full Article


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