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Gentile secures $4 million for Bath Beach Park repairs

In the last municipal budget he helped put together as a City Council member before he leaves office, Vincent Gentile secured funding for schools, parks and senior citizen programs, according to figures released this week by the lawmaker’s office. … Full Article
 

Donovan says Capitol police saved lives at shooting

New York City’s lone Republican House member quickly sought to assure his constituents that he was safe after the shooting in a suburb of Washington, D.C. that critically injured a Louisiana congressmember and four others Wednesday morning. … Full Article
 

Albanese backs Carroll for City Council

Bay Ridge City Council candidate Kevin Peter Carroll has gotten a big boost in his campaign with the endorsement of former Councilmember Sal Albanese, a legendary figure in local politics. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Tea Party endorses McCabe for council

In a progressive city like New York, where political candidates usually try to outflank each other on the left, there is one Brooklyn City Council where the right still has a strong voice and where people running for office court it. … Full Article
 

Maimonides doctor tells how to beat the heat

With New York in the grip of a heat wave, a top doctor at Maimonides Medical Center is offering tips on how to stay safe when the temperature reaches into the 90s. … Full Article
 

Brannan gains ally in fight for city subway control

City Council candidate Justin Brannan’s proposal to have New York City take control over the running of the subways and buses has gained an important ally. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge teen builds storage unit for Eagle Scout service project

On a recent sunny Saturday afternoon, members of Bay Ridge Boy Scout Troop 13 from St. Anselm Catholic Academy gathered together to help one of their Scout members undertake his community project, which was to build and paint a large storage shed and install shelving. … Full Article
 

St. Anselm students earn $595,000 in scholarships

Eighth graders who are about to graduate from St. Anselm Catholic Academy and move on to high school have been awarded a total of $595,000 in scholarships, according to school officials. … Full Article
 

State senate passes Savino ‘subway grinder’ bill

Riders have a tough enough time dealing with delays and crowded trains in the subway, they shouldn’t have to put up with perverts performing lewd acts, said a state senator who is going after the so-called grinders. … Full Article
 

Retired educator forges ahead with marine science lab plan

A retired Fort Hamilton High School assistant principal is vowing to continue his fight to revolutionize the way science is taught in New York public schools despite the fact that the city doesn’t seem to be going along with his idea. … Full Article
 

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