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Hikind puts the squeeze on Brooklyn College

Flatbush
Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Midwood/Borough Park), who recently led a protest against the Brooklyn College Political Science Department’s co-sponsorship of a lecture advocating a  … Full Article
 

Kiss Your Weekend Mail Goodbye: Postal Service to cut Saturday mail to trim costs

Parkville
WASHINGTON— The U.S. Postal Service will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to deliver packages six days a week under a plan aimed at saving about $2 billion annually, the financially struggling agency says. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn science: Remarkable student research at Poly Prep

Dyker Heights
Three Poly Prep Country Day School seniors -- Alexandra Capellini, Zachary Kaletsch, and Sam Nakagawa -- have carried out remarkably sophisticated research projects over the course of the past three years as part of a special Science/Engineer … Full Article
 

Albanese on Bloomberg budget: I can do better!

Bay Ridge
Bay Ridgeite Sal Albanese, a maverick Democrat hoping to become the city’s next mayor, blasted the man who currently occupies that post, Michael Bloomberg, for his final budget in office. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge councilman keeps office open Saturdays

Bay Ridge
City Councilman Vincent Gentile says he wants to make life easier for constituents who want to seek his help but who work during the week and cannot get to his district office in Bay Ridge. … Full Article
 

Narrows Community Theater presents ‘Noises Off’

Bay Ridge
Need a good laugh? Who doesn’t these days? Narrows Community Theater, Inc., a Bay Ridge-based theatrical company, will provide plenty of laughs with its new production. … Full Article
 

Community board chairman says ‘no excuses’ for 93 Lounge

Bay Ridge
The infamous 93 Lounge incident is still the talk of Bay Ridge.  … Full Article
 

Does Brooklyn College pass the `shoe on the other foot’ test?

Flatbush
The decision by the Brooklyn College Political Science Department to endorse the BDS movement—which includes the boycotting of Jewish-Israeli academics—has been “justified” on freedom of … Full Article
 

Mayor Koch loved a parade, especially in Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge
Lively and bombastic, Ed Koch loved marching in parades because they gave him a chance to interact with everyday New Yorkers. Spectators would shout greetings from the sidewalk and he would shout right back. … Full Article
 

Ed Koch loved Bay Ridge restaurants, bakeries, luncheons

Bay Ridge
Jane Kelly, a longtime member of the Bay Ridge Community Council, remembers that Ed Koch was a regular at the organization’s annual President’s Luncheon during his days at City Hall. … Full Article
 

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