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‘Frozen’ songwriters warm up Poly Prep’s fundraising

Poly Prep Country Day School is bringing in some Oscar-style star power to help raise funds for its educational diversity program. … Full Article
 

Incumbents reign in Southwest Brooklyn

The electorate may be angry across the country, but Southwest Brooklyn voters opted to stay with the tried and true and decided to keep incumbents in office. All of the local incumbents running to keep their seats in the State Legislative kept them. … Full Article
 

Man arrested for sexually abusing girls at Brooklyn military base

Federal agents have arrested a Queens man on charges of coercing and enticing three minors to engage in sexual activity and sexually abusing minors. The defendant, Fausto Bonifaz, was arraigned before Brooklyn federal Magistrate Judge Robert Levy last week.  … Full Article
 

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
 

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