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NY Times gives Linda Sarsour front page fame

Linda Sarsour, executive director of the Arab-American Association of New York, who has been steadily gaining notice in Bay Ridge over the past five years through the dint of her civic involvement and political activism, has come to the attention of the city’s most influential newspaper. … Full Article

Donovan travels to Israel to meet Netanyahu

The first overseas trip freshman U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan is taking as a lawmaker is a journey to Israel. Donovan (R-C-Southwest Brooklyn-Staten Island) is part of a 35-member congressional delegation traveling to Israel in a trip sponsored by the American Israel Education Foundation. … Full Article

City’s Jews, Latinos seek better relations

Two of the city’s most prominent political leaders in the Jewish and Latino communities teamed up to organize a networking event designed to give members of those communities a chance to become better acquainted. … Full Article

Hikind urges caution on Ocean Parkway bike path

Pedestrians and bicyclists are wandering into each other’s paths on Ocean Parkway, setting up a potential for serious accidents, according to Assemblymember Dov Hikind, who is urging everyone to exercise caution when out for a stroll or a ride on the grand boulevard. … Full Article

American Idol says Brooklyn can keep Senior Idol competition name

"Brooklyn Senior Idol" lives after all! The talent contest for senior citizens that state Sen. Marty Golden holds each year will go on this year with its original name intact after lawyers for “American Idol” backed off their threat of legal action. … Full Article

Bay Ridge takes a Night Out Against Crime

Cops and civilians came together in a convivial atmosphere in Shore Road Park Tuesday evening to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime, an event designed to reinforce the importance of the police-community partnership. … Full Article

In Public Service: Peter Abbate learns from local knowledge

Sit down to lunch in Tommaso’s with Assemblymember Peter Abbate and the talk is bound to turn to the neighborhood it’s in, Dyker Heights, and the mom and pop shops and family-owned restaurants that make the community a great place. … Full Article

Council to pump $500,000 into day laborer centers

Employment centers that find jobs for immigrant day laborers will be getting $500,000 in city funding, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and other officials announced in Bensonhurst on Monday. … Full Article

Summer Stroll on 3rd set to move north

Fresh from the success of its first two Summer Stroll on 3rd events in July, which drew hundreds of thousands of people to Bay Ridge, the Merchants of Third Avenue business group is looking north this week. … Full Article

Poly Prep student helps kids in Guyana

Blossom Parris, a student at Poly Prep Country Day School, is receiving international recognition for her efforts to help children in the South American country of Guyana to develop a love of reading. … Full Article


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