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Treyger urges Brooklyn residents to give pets a home

Brooklyn residents who visit the offices of their local council members usually go there to seek help with quality of life issues or to get information about city programs. … Full Article

Build It Back finally on track, city officials say

Lauren and Francis Slavin survived Superstorm Sandy, but the Gerritsen Beach bungalow where they lived for 24 years was nearly destroyed. … Full Article

Fighting, bad grades could cost South Shore playoff spot

Matt Ciquera had just suffered his first-ever home loss as the head coach at South Shore, but that wasn't what upset him. … Full Article

Empty ‘New Lots’ to become arts & business incubators

Empty lots in East New York will be repurposed later this year to provide affordable spaces for burgeoning artists and entrepreneurs, and those interested in participating still have time to apply. … Full Article

75th precinct to wear body cameras by November as tensions rise in community

Tension was high during a recent 75th Precinct Community Council meeting in East New York, where distrust between police and the community has simmered for years, but is now coming to a boil since the July death of Eric Garner in Staten Island. … Full Article

Colton wants crackdown on dog owners who don’t clean up

One local lawmaker is calling on the New York City Department of Transportation to resume its policy of putting up street signs to remind pet owners to clean up their pooches’ poop. … Full Article

The future of the Affordable Care Act to be explored at SUNY Downstate October 6

The John Conley Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities at SUNY Downstate Medical Center will present a free lecture on the future of the Affordable Care Act, Monday, October 6 at 4 p.m. … Full Article

Gravesend corner named in memory of FDNY hero

A Gravesend street corner now bears the name of a firefighter who worked on the recovery effort at the World Trade Center in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks and who later contracted cancer. … Full Article

New book pays homage to charter school movement’s Brooklyn roots

"A Light Shines in Harlem” (Lawrence Hill Books), by award-winning journalist Mary C. Bounds, explores the charter school movement and its formative years in New York in the late 1990s and early 2000s. … Full Article

Treyger wants DOT to notify drivers of muni-meter security breaches

Using your credit card to pay for parking at a muni-meter shouldn’t subject you to the evils of identity thieves, Councilmember Mark Treyger said. … Full Article


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