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Catsimatidis says B37 bus return is ‘great news’

Republican mayoral hopeful John Catsimatidis has joined the chorus of those happy to see the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) giving strong consideration to restoring service on the B37 bus. … Full Article

With train coming, subway heroes save a life

John Gearity was late for work on the morning of July 11, but he had a good excuse to give his boss. He had stopped to help save a man’s life in the subway on his way to the office. … Full Article

MTA is set to restore B37 bus to Third Avenue

Bus riders from Bay Ridge to downtown Brooklyn and everywhere in between were jumping for joy on Tuesday after it was learned that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board of directors was poised to vote to restore the B37 bus. … Full Article

Teens help merchants by giving 86th Street a clean sweep

The 86th Street shopping strip in Bensonhurst got a clean sweep on Monday morning, as more than 30 high school students braved the 90-degree heat to take part in a “Speak Up & Clean Up” campaign organized by local lawmakers and political leaders. … Full Article

Bay Ridge massage parlor investigation is not over, DA says

The arrests of 19 people on prostitution-related charges at day spas in Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights last week were just the beginning, officials said. … Full Article

Treyger wins support of postal union in council race

Postal workers have delivered an endorsement to City Council candidate Mark Treyger, putting a stamp of approval on his campaign. … Full Article

19 arrested in day spa prostitution ring

News of a police raid on 12 day spas in Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights was greeted with cheers and sighs of relief by residents and civic leaders in the two communities. … Full Article

Greenfield says reforms should make restaurant inspections easier to stomach

The city’s arbitrary system of restaurant health inspections is hard for eatery owners to swallow, but a series of reforms approved by the City Council should make it a lot easier to stomach, Councilman David Greenfield predicted. … Full Article

ER doctor tells us how to beat the heat

Drink more water! Stop running and slow down! How many of us have heard our mothers yell those instructions to us during the dog days of our youthful summers when temperatures soared above the 90 degree mark and the blazing sun beat down on us all day. … Full Article

State Legislature held the line on taxes, Abbate says

The most important accomplishment of the recently completed legislative session in Albany is something lawmakers didn’t do, Assemblyman Peter Abbate said. The State Legislature didn’t raise taxes, he said. “There were no new taxes added on,” he told the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. … Full Article


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