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Treyger, Harris make pitch to Asian-American voters

A political forum aimed at enticing Asian Americans and other minorities to go to the polls on Primary Day in September attracted a large group of candidates, including Coney Island lawmakers Mark Treyger and Pamela Harris, who made a pitch to expand their base of support. … Full Article

Pols say Seventh Ave. evacuation is proof strict laws needed

A decision by the Department of Buildings (DOB) to order tenants of a Dyker Heights house to vacate the premises on Aug. 4 is proof that stricter laws are needed to prevent illegal home conversions in Brooklyn, according to local lawmakers. … Full Article

Bishop Kearney grad named Posse Scholar

Annaliese Tucci is heading up a posse, but it has nothing to do with rounding up a bunch of cowboys to go after stagecoach robbers in the Old West. … Full Article

How polka dots are bringing Bay Ridge together

There’s a polka dot party going on in Bay Ridge and everyone is invited to join the fun. … Full Article

Exclusive: Harris says she is fighting back

State Assemblymember Pamela Harris admits that she feels under siege. … Full Article

Mayor signs bill to name streets after local heroes

Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed into law legislation sponsored by Councilmember Vincent Gentile to co-name four street corners in Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights in memory of prominent local residents who made a mark on politics, business and civic life in the neighborhood. … Full Article

NYU teaches veterans how to start a business

Military veterans are getting valuable tips on how to start their own businesses as part of a unique program offered by New York University (NYU) that is being championed by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and lawmakers like state Assemblymembers Joe Lentol and Nicole Malliotakis. … Full Article

Bay Ridge lawmakers praise Bratton

Police Commissioner William Bratton’s surprising announcement Tuesday that he will retire in September was quickly followed by words of praise from elected officials in Bay Ridge, a community where police-community relations have always been solid. … Full Article

Donovan warns Zika research jeopardized by partisan rancor

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan warned that partisan warfare over federal funding for Zika research is causing a dangerous delay in the development of a vaccine to treat the virus. … Full Article

Brooklyn Muslims blast Trump over Khan remarks

The controversy of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s inflammatory statement about the parents of a Muslim U.S. soldier killed in the war in Iraq is huge. … Full Article


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