Brook-Krasny says gun control law will 'stop the madness'

As Congress prepares to debate President Barack Obama’s gun control proposals, state lawmakers from Brooklyn are defending their “yes” votes on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s tough new anti-gun measures. … Full Article

New Utrecht Library closing for technology upgrade

Attention bibliophiles!  Bensonhurst residents are losing one of their favorite local libraries, but only temporarily. … Full Article

Brooklyn's Republican rep has high hopes for ‘Problem Solvers’ in Congress

Saying that the issues the country is facing are “too big for one party,” U.S. … Full Article

Golden aide confirms he’s mulling run for Bay Ridge council seat

He has worked quietly and diligently behind the scenes in Bay Ridge politics for more than a decade. But now, a top aide to state Sen. Marty Golden (R-Bay Ridge-southern Brooklyn) is planning a move that will propel him into the spotlight. … Full Article

Grimm relieved at Sandy bill’s passage and new Brooklyn funds

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights-Staten Island) issued the following statement after the House passed a $50 billion aid package for Hurricane Sandy victims in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut Tuesday night. … Full Article

Dov Hikind declares war on Boro Park banks

Does Assemblyman Dov Hikind have something to say about the large number of financial institutions setting up shop on Borough Park’s 13th Avenue? You can bank on it! … Full Article

Conservative Party head calls gun bill Cuomo’s ‘political theater’

Is the state’s tough new gun control bill the opening salvo in the 2016 presidential campaign? Mike Long thinks so. … Full Article

Calling Spencer Tracy! Boys Town is coming to Dyker Heights

The classic movie “Boys Town,” depicting a Catholic priest’s efforts to save a bunch of tough street kids from a life of crime, will be coming to life in Dyker Heights, only without Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney. … Full Article

Bay Ridge parents seek cure for son’s rare disease

Dayna Scarso knew something was wrong with her two-year-old son Pietro when she took him to the playground near her Bay Ridge home last year. “In the park, he was just slower than the other boys,” she told the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. … Full Article


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