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Yeger touting community credentials in council race

In the wake of a last-minute decision by a Committee on Vacancies to put forth Kalman Yeger’s name as the Democratic candidate for the Borough Park City Council seat replacing Councilmember David Greenfield on the ballot, Yeger is hitting the campaign trail touting his community ties.  … Full Article
 

Two more candidates join crowded field in Bay Ridge race

There are enough candidates in the race for the Bay Ridge City Council seat to field a baseball team. Two more candidates have filed enough petition signatures with the New York City Board of Elections to qualify for the ballot, bringing the total of candidates up to nine. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge homeowners sue city over trash

The residents of Barwell Terrace say the de Blasio administration is trashing them... literally.  … Full Article
 

Reynoso floats proposal for NYC trash-collection fee

New Yorkers could be paying the city a fee for having the Department of Sanitation pick up their household trash if a proposal being championed by a City Council member ever becomes law. … Full Article
 

Windsor steps down from District 20 Community Education Council

The summer of 2017 marks the end of an era in the world of public school education in Bay Ridge. Laurie Windsor, who served on the District 20 Community Education Council for 12 years, including nine years as its president, has left her post. … Full Article
 

Summer Stroll on 3rd draws big crowds

The sidewalk cafe outside Cebu Restaurant on the corner of Third Avenue and 88th Street spilled out onto the middle of the street Friday night, but the diners enjoying such delicious dishes as shrimp and risotto weren’t worried about the possibility of a car coming down the street. … Full Article
 

Report: Greenfield nixes council re-election bid

In a move that took his colleagues by surprise, Councilmember David Greenfield is making plans to leave the City Council at the end of the year to become the director of a nonprofit organization that helps poverty-stricken Jews. … Full Article
 

11th annual Bay Ridge Arab-American Bazaar brings families and fun to Shoreline Park

The Yemeni band was nowhere to be found when the time came for them to perform in Shoreline Park on July 9, but no one seemed to mind, particularly. … Full Article
 

James endorses Brannan for Bay Ridge’s council seat

Public Advocate Letitia James has weighed in on the closely watched race for outgoing Councilmember Vincent Gentile’s seat in Southwest Brooklyn. And she is throwing her support behind Gentile’s chief of staff. … Full Article
 

Benson Park renovation opens, $1.5 million project celebrated

On Thursday, Councilmember Vincent Gentile joined the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to open the newly renovated basketball courts at Benson Playground, located at Bath Avenue between Bay 22nd and 23rd streets. … Full Article
 

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