Dyker Heights

El-Yateem’s socialist endorsement rankles Capano

A candidate for Bay Ridge’s City Council seat who blasted a fellow candidate for accepting the endorsement of the Democratic Socialists of America was on the receiving end of criticism himself from the leader of the left-leaning political organization. … Full Article

Narrows Community Theater helps young performers with scholarships

Two eighth grade students who have shown a strong interest in the performing arts have been chosen by leaders of the Narrows Community Theater (NCT) to receive scholarships to help them share their talents in high school. … Full Article

MTA officer allegedly strikes pedestrian and abandons him in Staten Island

An on-duty MTA Bridges and Tunnels officer was indicted Thursday for allegedly striking a pedestrian with his car in Bay Ridge, taking him to Staten Island and leaving him on a sidewalk, officials said. … Full Article

Donovan says VA bill protects whistleblowers

A bill approved by the House of Representatives to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will lead to improved healthcare for military veterans, a Brooklyn lawmaker predicted. … Full Article

Elected officials, civic leaders honor community activist Mary Sansone on her 101st birthday

More than a hundred guests gathered at the Dyker Beach Golf Club on Monday night to celebrate Mary Crisalli Sansone’s 101st birthday at the Sansone Foundation’s annual dinner. … Full Article

Gingerbread House owners throw open doors for fundraiser

The most famous house in Bay Ridge will be the spectacular setting for a political fundraiser for mayoral candidate Nicole Malliotakis just as the campaign for City Hall is starting to heat up. … Full Article

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


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