Malliotakis calls de Blasio statue commission a waste of time

A special commission formed by Mayor Bill de Blasio in the wake of recent events in Charlottesville to study statues and monuments in New York City to determine if they should remain or be taken down is a waste of time, according of the mayor’s likely Republican opponent. … Full Article

Sen. Golden hosts first Asian Lion and Dragon Dance Festival

State Sen. Marty Golden has initiated what he hopes will become a new tradition in Dyker Heights — the first Asian Lion and Dragon Dance Festival at Leif Ericson Park at 66th Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway. … Full Article

Zoning, liquor licenses top Community Board 10 agenda

Community Board 10 will have a lot on its plate when members gather for their first meeting of the season on Sept. 18. … Full Article

Bay Ridge City Council candidate mourns mother’s death on eve of primary

The closing hours of the fierce primary campaign for Bay Ridge’s City Council seat brought a softening in tone following the death of a Democratic candidate’s mother. … Full Article

Politico names Sarsour to top 50 list

Linda Sarsour, a Bay Ridge political firebrand who shot to nationwide fame after organizing the historic Women’s March on Washington in January, has been named one of the top 50 political trendsetters in the country by Politico, the influential, must-read website covering Washington, D.C. … Full Article

Medieval death in Brooklyn: Tenant pleads guilty to killing landlord with sword

A Bangladeshi man pleaded guilty Friday to killing his former landlord with a sword in a medieval-style execution that left the dead man nearly decapitated. … Full Article

Gentile, Dept. of Sanitation announce trash collection program for large items

In an effort to curb residents’ confusion on how to properly dispose of large bulk items such as air conditioners, refrigerators and mattresses, City Councilmemember Vincent Gentile (Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights-Bensonhurst) held a news conference on Friday to discuss his new citywide trash coll … Full Article

Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund still at work

In the days leading up to the 16th anniversary of the World Trade Center terror attack, the Sept. … Full Article

Protesters demand Donovan act on DACA, racism

Protesters from both the Southwest Brooklyn and Staten Island sides of U.S. Rep. … Full Article

Quaglione scores three key police union endorsements

John Quaglione, currently on leave of absence as deputy chief of staff to state Sen. Marty Golden, has landed three key police union endorsements in the midst of his run for the 43rd District City Council seat. … Full Article


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