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Bensonhurst pols demand city halt trash plant construction

Two Bensonhurst lawmakers charged that the construction site of a new waterfront trash plant is rife with violations and demanded that the city halt the work immediately. … Full Article
 

Poly Prep pitcher leads team to big win against George Washington

It was supposed to be a pitchers duel between two of New York City’s best — Poly Prep’s Nick Storz against George Washington’s Wesley Rodriguez — but Rodriguez didn’t take the mound that day. … Full Article
 

As race winds down, Gentile, Donovan make last-minute push for votes

As the campaign for the Southwest Brooklyn-Staten Island congressional seat entered its final day before Tuesday’s special election, Republican Daniel Donovan and Democrat Vincent Gentile were crisscrossing the district, meeting voters and making a last-minute pitch for votes. … Full Article
 

PHOTOS: Flower Power takes over Bay Ridge

The skies are smiling in Brooklyn, and blossoms are bursting forth all over the borough. We hear the famous cherry blossoms in Brooklyn Botanic Garden are looking absolutely spectacular these days. … Full Article
 

Cuomo endorses Gentile for congress

Democrat Vincent Gentile is getting a last-minute boost in his congressional campaign from Governor Andrew Cuomo. … Full Article
 

Felder hosting agency fair in Midwood

Residents will get a chance to meet representatives from various city agencies and civic organizations and get their questions answered on everything from how to pay water bills to applying for senior housing at a special fair state Sen. Simcha Felder is hosting on May 7. … Full Article
 

DOT agrees to move ‘cash cow’ speed camera

A speed camera sitting at the end of a Belt Parkway exit ramp that has been the target of numerous complaints from drivers charging that it’s nothing but a cash cow for the city is going to be moved to a different location. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge pols warn: Beware of phone scammers

You’re sitting at home watching “Dancing with the Stars” on ABC and you get a phone call from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) who tells you that you owe a fortune in back taxes and that if you don’t pay up immediately, a warrant will be issued for your arrest. … Full Article
 

Dyker Heights civic leader offers bold idea to NYC

Fran Vella-Marrone, a lifelong resident of Dyker Heights, has a counter-proposal to the city’s plan to raise water rates by 3.24 percent this year. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge community board asks city for better bike lanes

Bay Ridge could soon become a bicycle rider’s paradise if the city’s Department of Transportation goes along with a request made by the local community board. … Full Article
 

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