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Donovan says VA bill protects whistleblowers

A bill approved by the House of Representatives to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will lead to improved healthcare for military veterans, a Brooklyn lawmaker predicted. … Full Article

Elected officials, civic leaders honor community activist Mary Sansone on her 101st birthday

More than a hundred guests gathered at the Dyker Beach Golf Club on Monday night to celebrate Mary Crisalli Sansone’s 101st birthday at the Sansone Foundation’s annual dinner. … Full Article

Gingerbread House owners throw open doors for fundraiser

The most famous house in Bay Ridge will be the spectacular setting for a political fundraiser for mayoral candidate Nicole Malliotakis just as the campaign for City Hall is starting to heat up. … Full Article

Gentile secures $4 million for Bath Beach Park repairs

In the last municipal budget he helped put together as a City Council member before he leaves office, Vincent Gentile secured funding for schools, parks and senior citizen programs, according to figures released this week by the lawmaker’s office. … Full Article

Donovan says Capitol police saved lives at shooting

New York City’s lone Republican House member quickly sought to assure his constituents that he was safe after the shooting in a suburb of Washington, D.C. that critically injured a Louisiana congressmember and four others Wednesday morning. … Full Article

Albanese backs Carroll for City Council

Bay Ridge City Council candidate Kevin Peter Carroll has gotten a big boost in his campaign with the endorsement of former Councilmember Sal Albanese, a legendary figure in local politics. … Full Article

Brooklyn Tea Party endorses McCabe for council

In a progressive city like New York, where political candidates usually try to outflank each other on the left, there is one Brooklyn City Council where the right still has a strong voice and where people running for office court it. … Full Article

Maimonides doctor tells how to beat the heat

With New York in the grip of a heat wave, a top doctor at Maimonides Medical Center is offering tips on how to stay safe when the temperature reaches into the 90s. … Full Article

Brannan gains ally in fight for city subway control

City Council candidate Justin Brannan’s proposal to have New York City take control over the running of the subways and buses has gained an important ally. … Full Article

Bay Ridge teen builds storage unit for Eagle Scout service project

On a recent sunny Saturday afternoon, members of Bay Ridge Boy Scout Troop 13 from St. Anselm Catholic Academy gathered together to help one of their Scout members undertake his community project, which was to build and paint a large storage shed and install shelving. … Full Article


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