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Grimm wins re-election to congress

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, whose political career looked dead in the water in the spring, pulled off a miracle comeback and defeated his challenger Domenic Recchia on Tuesday night. … Full Article
 

How one candidate spent Election Day...Having fun!

Election Day is usually a tense affair for candidates, but one man running his first-ever campaign decided to enjoy himself.  … Full Article
 

Guild for Exceptional Children finds new fundraising partner

The Guild for Exceptional Children (GEC), a non-profit education and housing agency that assists thousands of developmentally disabled Brooklyn residents and their families, is seeking to expand its mission and has teamed up with Investors Bank for a unique fundraising effort. … Full Article
 

Arab-American leaders urge voters to get to the polls

A leading Arab-American organization in the city conducted a last-minute drive to get voters of Middle Eastern heritage to the polls on Election Day. … Full Article
 

Poly Prep beats Friendship Academy for the first time in four years

Ray Marten had butterflies in his stomach all week. When he woke up at 5 a.m. on Friday, his eyes were immediately wide open, and there was no way he was going to fall back asleep. … Full Article
 

Colton files appeal in Bensonhurst trash plant case

Assemblymember William Colton said he’s not going to give up his fight against the city’s plan to build a trash processing plant on the Bensonhurst waterfront, despite the fact that the project appears to be all systems go. … Full Article
 

Recent poll shows Grimm with 19-point lead over Recchia

The topsy-turvy race between Republican U.S. Rep. … Full Article
 

No screams here: Haunted Halloween Walk makes kids smile

The 19th Annual Haunted Halloween Walk drew hundreds of costumed kids to Owl’s Head Park in Bay Ridge on Friday, but, despite its title, the event elicited smiles, not screams, from young and old alike. … Full Article
 

Military veterans earn salute from Bay Ridge pols

Jose H. Hernandez and Thomas Karnes were serving in the First Calvary Division when their unit was engaged in battle on a hilltop near Bon Song in Vietnam on Feb. 22, 1966. They encountered a tremendous amount of fire. … Full Article
 

Halloween happiness at Brooklyn’s P.S. 127

There was magic in the air at P.S. 127 on Friday morning. For one thing, Principal Agatha Alicandro had turned into a lady bug. Assistant Principal Kerry Izzo Quaglione was a kitten. … Full Article
 

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