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Community Board 10 to hold Dyker meeting on Christmas lights

Community Board 10 officials, eager to avoid a repeat of the traffic jams that clogged the streets of sleepy Dyker Heights during the Christmas season last year, will hold a meeting with the Dyker Heights Civic Association and local residents next month to discuss ways to mitigate traffic b … Full Article
 

South Brooklyn parents say kids are in danger from faded school crossings

Kids face a hidden danger every day on their way to and from school due to faded and nearly undetectable “School Crossing” markings in the streets near schools in Bay Ridge, according to nervous parents who are demanding that the city do something about it. … Full Article
 

Brannan pushes for cop on corner in Bay Ridge

NYPD shouldn’t just deploy more cops to communities like Bay Ridge, it should use the officers it has in a smarter way to create stronger ties between cops and the community, according to a City Council candidate. … Full Article
 

Grimm vs. Donovan race sets up political Civil War

Former Congressmember Michael Grimm’s announcement on Sunday that he is mounting a political comeback to try and regain his House seat in 2018 represented the first shot fired in a Civil War in local Republican Party politics and set up the intriguing specter of a convicted felon running against  … Full Article
 

Maria ‘The Ice Cream Girl’ hosts hurricane fundraiser

A legendary Bensonhurst personality is asking her fellow Brooklyn residents to open their hearts — and their wallets — for the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. … Full Article
 

Man gets 25 years for murdering landlord with sword

A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday for nearly decapitating his landlord with a samurai sword before trying to flee the country. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge Lawyers Association installs Margaret Stanton as president

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association continued a long tradition when it held its annual Passing of the Gavel ceremony, where it invites back many of its past presidents for the installation of its newest president, at The Pearl Room in Bay Ridge on Wednesday night. … Full Article
 

Quaglione’s community activism got early start

John Quaglione took his first steps on the path to becoming a civic do-gooder when he was young. … Full Article
 

Advocates say council bill will save hard hats’ lives

A construction site safety bill passed by the City Council on Wednesday will go a long way toward saving the lives of hard hats, according to a workers’ advocacy group that pushed for a vote on the legislation. … Full Article
 

Malliotakis, de Blasio take opposing sides in Trump-NFL war

The controversy over NFL players kneeling during the national anthem before games in response to President Donald Trump’s criticism of them has filtered down to New York City politics.  … Full Article
 

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