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UFT endorses bill to give teachers tax credits

Bay Ridge
A typical teacher spends nearly $1,000 of his or her own money each year on basic classroom supplies to help students whose families can’t afford to purchase notebooks, pens, and other necessities, according to the National School Supply and Equipment Association. … Full Article

Viking Love group raises $12,000 to help autistic children

Bay Ridge
A Bay Ridge-based charity group formed in the wake of Superstorm Sandy is still providing comfort and support to people in need long after the hurricane blew out of town. … Full Article

Hikind says muni-meter receipts blowing in the wind

Borough Park
Talk about being in the thick of it! … Full Article

Maimonides uses trailblazing procedure to help heart patients

Borough Park
Cardiac patients who are considered too high-risk to undergo traditional heart valve replacement surgery are getting a new lease on life, thanks to doctors at the Maimonides Heart & Vascular Center, who are using an innovative procedure to save them. … Full Article

Tommy Kane’s buddies to hold tribute concert

Bay Ridge
The late Tommy Kane, co-founder of brooklynONE, a Bay Ridge-based theater company, loved writing, producing plays and acting, according to his friend, Anthony Marino. “He was big on collaboration,” Marino said. … Full Article

CB 10 demands NYPD put traffic agent at dangerous corner

Bay Ridge
A heavily trafficked Bay Ridge street corner that has been the scene of numerous car accidents in recent years should have a traffic agent to help move things along smoothly, members of Community Board 10 contended. … Full Article

GOP lawmakers like Cuomo’s ‘three strikes, you’re out’ DWI crackdown

Bay Ridge
As they were listening to Governor Andrew Cuomo deliver his State of the State Address in Albany on Wednesday, two Brooklyn Republicans were startled when they heard something familiar in the speech. … Full Article

Grimm: Never mind Christie, what about Obama?

Bay Ridge
New York City’s lone Republican congressman was quick to come to the defense of fellow GOPer Chris Christie after the embattled New Jersey governor held a press conference Thursday to answer tough questions about the so-called “Bridge-gate” scandal that is threatening to upend his president … Full Article

Fontbonne Hall students fight sex trafficking

Bay Ridge
There’s a dark side to the Super Bowl that no one likes to talk about. … Full Article

DiMango deflects praise on her 50 years of community service

Bay Ridge
Mafalda DiMango has been an education advocate and community leader in southern Brooklyn for half a century. She was a PTA leader in the 1960s, a time of social upheaval when school busing brought simmering racial tensions exploding to the surface. … Full Article


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