Cuomo joins Fort Hamilton name change fight

In the wake of the violence in Charlottesville and President Donald Trump’s controversial statements that white supremacists and counter-protesters equally shared the blame, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he has joined the effort to remove the names of Confederate generals Robert E. … Full Article

Malliotakis vows to work with Cuomo to help mentally ill

Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, the presumed Republican nominee for mayor, said she would be willing to work with Gov. Andrew Cuomo to solve the public safety risk posed by New Yorkers with severe mental illnesses.  … Full Article

Plaques honoring Robert E. Lee removed from Fort Hamilton church

Leaders of a New York Episcopal diocese removed two plaques honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. … Full Article


Greenfield visits Jerusalem, meets with deputy mayor

Councilmember David G. Greenfield is leaving his post in December to take the top job at a nonprofit social services agency, but the Borough Park lawmaker is not spending his last months in office being idle. … Full Article

Million-dollar home sales in Mapleton

It's a little bit Bensonhurst, a little bit Borough Park. And it's got a stunning cemetery. … Full Article

Washington Cemetery is a historic treasure

Ten thousand fans rioted at her grave. Crowds at Washington Cemetery went wild at Brooklyn-born Hollywood actress Lilyan Tashman's March 1934 burial. … Full Article

Curtis Sliwa joins Bob Capano in calling for release of city-funded study of ‘Intravenous Injection Centers’

In March, City Council candidate Bob Capano received an endorsement from Guardian Angels founder and popular WABC radio personality Curtis Sliwa. Now Sliwa is joining Capano in calling for the release of a city-funded study of intravenous injection centers. … Full Article

Report: Mom, daughter shocked, injured by downed wires

A mother and her 18-year-old daughter received serious shocks when they were hit by electrical wires that suddenly fell to the ground in front of their Dyker Heights home early Tuesday morning, according to CBS2 News. … Full Article

El-Yateem demands street name change at Ft. Hamilton

As the fallout from the Charlottesville tragedy continued to unfold across the nation, a Bay Ridge City Council candidate joined an ongoing effort by Democratic elected officials to push the U.S. Army to strip the names of Confederate Gens. Robert E. … Full Article

Final Bay Ridge Summer Stroll caps successful season

The final Summer Stroll on 3rd of the 2017 season took place in Bay Ridge on Aug. 11, giving thousands of visitors one last chance to enjoy the novelty of walking down the middle of a street free of vehicular traffic. … Full Article


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