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Schumer, Grimm criticize Obama’s Iran nuclear agreement

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, a Democrat, and Republican-Conservative U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm rarely agree on issues. … Full Article

Community boards look to de Blasio for curb cut enforcement

Bill de Blasio, curb cut enforcer? The leaders of two southern Brooklyn community boards said they are hopeful that Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio will pay close attention to quality of life issues such as illegal curb cuts. … Full Article

Poly Prep makes plans to mark 160th anniversary

Poly Prep Country Day School, an elite private school with campuses in Bay Ridge and Park Slope, is preparing to mark a milestone starting in 2014. The school, which was founded in 1854, will celebrate its 160th anniversary. … Full Article

Scissura to spread holiday cheer with tour of Dyker Heights lights

Dyker Heights is world famous for the elaborate Christmas lights decorating homes in that community during the holiday season. … Full Article

NYPD arrests 4 in Borough Park attack

New York City police say four men have been arrested on assault charges after a 24-year-old pedestrian was punched in the face. Police are investigating whether it was a so-called game called "knockout." The object is to knock out an unsuspecting person with one punch. … Full Article

Hikind wants Obama to stop ‘Knockout’ attacks

Assemblyman Dov Hikind is making a federal case out of the dangerous “Knockout” game played by street toughs. … Full Article

Bay Ridge corner congested with buses, community board tells MTA

Every day, tens of thousands of commuters descend on 86th Street and Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge to get on the R train or board one of five bus lines that stop there, making the intersection one of the busiest transit hubs in southern Brooklyn. … Full Article

Doggone it! Let pets ride Amtrak, animal rights advocates say

In anticipation of the Thanksgiving holiday – one of the busiest travel times of the year – animal rights advocates are pushing a pet cause. … Full Article

MTA ‘strongly considering’ restoring full B37 bus route

Chances are looking good that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will adhere to the wishes of riders and restore the B37 to its full route – from Bay Ridge to Court Street – according to Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, who met with transit officials on Tuesday. … Full Article

Be careful where you park on Black Friday

Have fun shopping on Black Friday, but be careful where you park your car! … Full Article


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