Bichotte picks up 2 key endorsements in assembly race

Endorsement season has arrived in Brooklyn politics and candidates are busy touting their high-profile supporters, hoping it will sway voters in the Sept. 9 primary. … Full Article

Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade is nation’s oldest

The oldest continuously run Memorial Day Parade in the nation takes place right here in Brooklyn each year. The tradition will continue this year. … Full Article

2 Brooklyn students accused of poisoning teacher

The New York City police say two students at a Brooklyn elementary school are accused of trying to poison their teacher. … Full Article

Obituary: Maureen Stramka, beloved Bay Ridge civic leader

Maureen Stramka, a longtime Bay Ridge civic leader who was as famous for her sharp wit as she was for her many charitable works on behalf of the less fortunate, died of cancer on May 16. She was 76 years old. … Full Article

UPDATE: Bay Ridge husband charged in wife's murder

A Bay Ridge man who allegedly stabbed his wife to death during an argument in their apartment, slashed their 14-year-old son, and then stabbed himself in an unsuccessful suicide attempt early Tuesday morning, has been charged with murder. … Full Article

Jacobs, longtime assemblywoman, calls it quits

Rhoda Jacobs is calling it quits. The longtime assembly member, who has represented Flatbush and other parts of Brooklyn for 36 years, announced that she will not run for re-election this year. … Full Article

Colton, Treyger lead litter sweep of 86th Street in Bensonhurst

With help from an army of young volunteers from local high schools, two of Bensonhurst’s elected officials conducted a thorough cleanup of one of the neighborhood’s busiest commercial strips on Saturday morning. … Full Article

Raccoon Lodge raises funds with help from 1960s rock legends

Groovy, man! Music legends from the 1960s helped the Raccoon Lodge raise money for a non-profit agency in Bay Ridge that works to help the developmentally disabled feel fully integrated into society. … Full Article


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