Dyker Heights

Teacher evaluation fiasco costs NYC school kids millions

And poof, it was gone. The failure of the New York City officials and the United Federation of Teachers to agree on a teacher evaluation system by Thursday night’s deadline has led to the loss of $250 million in state aid for city schools possibly another $200 million in future grants. … Full Article

Fort Hamilton soldiers recall Martin Luther King Jr.’s march for justice

Soldiers stationed at the Fort Hamilton Army Base commemorated the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. … Full Article

Brook-Krasny says gun control law will 'stop the madness'

As Congress prepares to debate President Barack Obama’s gun control proposals, state lawmakers from Brooklyn are defending their “yes” votes on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s tough new anti-gun measures. … Full Article

New Utrecht Library closing for technology upgrade

Attention bibliophiles!  Bensonhurst residents are losing one of their favorite local libraries, but only temporarily. … Full Article

Brooklyn's Republican rep has high hopes for ‘Problem Solvers’ in Congress

Saying that the issues the country is facing are “too big for one party,” U.S. … Full Article

Golden aide confirms he’s mulling run for Bay Ridge council seat

He has worked quietly and diligently behind the scenes in Bay Ridge politics for more than a decade. But now, a top aide to state Sen. Marty Golden (R-Bay Ridge-southern Brooklyn) is planning a move that will propel him into the spotlight. … Full Article

Grimm relieved at Sandy bill’s passage and new Brooklyn funds

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights-Staten Island) issued the following statement after the House passed a $50 billion aid package for Hurricane Sandy victims in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut Tuesday night. … Full Article

Dov Hikind declares war on Boro Park banks

Does Assemblyman Dov Hikind have something to say about the large number of financial institutions setting up shop on Borough Park’s 13th Avenue? You can bank on it! … Full Article

Conservative Party head calls gun bill Cuomo’s ‘political theater’

Is the state’s tough new gun control bill the opening salvo in the 2016 presidential campaign? Mike Long thinks so. … Full Article


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