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Parker wants New York to do more for domestic violence victims

Domestic violence brings with it a heavy cost in the U.S., according to state Sen. Kevin Parker, who said the toll exceeds an astounding $5.8 billion a year. … Full Article

Dyker Heights heart patient gets new lease on life

Henry Scarpati said he feels lucky to be alive. Back in November, Scarpati, 64, a lifelong resident of Dyker Heights, felt serious chest pains on his way to visit his mother. He’d had a heart attack ten years earlier and knew more than the average person about coronary artery disease. … Full Article

Brooklyn GOP hosts mayoral forum in Dyker Heights

The Brooklyn Republican Party and its executive committee sponsored a well-attended forum for the two currently leading mayoral candidates, the Rev. … Full Article

Got an idea? Gentile looking to make your commute better

Councilmember Vincent Gentile wants your best ideas on how to make transit services better in Southwest Brooklyn. The lawmaker, who is in the twilight of his long career in the City Council, decided to make one of his last bold initiatives a transportation survey. … Full Article

Cuomo to beef up security in yeshivas

In the wake of a spate of shocking anti-Semitic attacks across the country, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is putting $25 million in state funds toward combating hate crimes. … Full Article

Donovan nominates students for West Point, Naval Academy

Ten local students who are seeking to attend the nation’s military service academies like West Point received a helping hand from U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan who announced that he has nominated them for admission. … Full Article

GOP mayoral hopefuls to speak at political forum

Two candidates with unusual resumes who are each hoping to win the Republican Party’s nomination to run for mayor in November will be appearing at a candidates’ forum in Dyker Heights this week. … Full Article

Rev. El-Yateem kicks off city council campaign

Rev. Khader El-Yateem, pastor of the Salam Arabic Lutheran Church in Bay Ridge, kicked off his campaign for City Council on Sunday to a packed house at Le Sajj, a Lebanese restaurant at 8221 5th Ave. … Full Article

Matilda Cuomo brings mentor program to Midwood

Even though it was many years ago, Matilda Raffa Cuomo said she still remembers how intimidated she felt when she first walked into Midwood High School as a freshman. … Full Article


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