Report: Mom, daughter shocked, injured by downed wires

A mother and her 18-year-old daughter received serious shocks when they were hit by electrical wires that suddenly fell to the ground in front of their Dyker Heights home early Tuesday morning, according to CBS2 News. … Full Article

El-Yateem demands street name change at Ft. Hamilton

As the fallout from the Charlottesville tragedy continued to unfold across the nation, a Bay Ridge City Council candidate joined an ongoing effort by Democratic elected officials to push the U.S. Army to strip the names of Confederate Gens. Robert E. … Full Article

Final Bay Ridge Summer Stroll caps successful season

The final Summer Stroll on 3rd of the 2017 season took place in Bay Ridge on Aug. 11, giving thousands of visitors one last chance to enjoy the novelty of walking down the middle of a street free of vehicular traffic. … Full Article

Max Rose latest candidate to take on Donovan

The unpopularity of President Donald Trump, who is stuck with approval ratings below 40 percent in most polls, has emboldened Democrats to run for public office, even in a Republican stronghold like the 11th Congressional District. … Full Article

Uniformed Firefighters Association endorses John Quaglione for City Council

On Thursday, City Council candidate John Quaglione received the endorsement of the Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) of Greater New York. Quaglione, the former deputy chief of staff to state Sen. … Full Article

Brannan picks up big endorsement from Abbate

Justin Brannan, seeking to emerge from a crowded field of Democrats running in the party’s primary on Sept. 12 for the City Council seat being vacated by Vincent Gentile, has landed one of his most significant endorsements to date.  … Full Article

Quaglione urges shoppers to support March of Dimes

A Bay Ridge father of two who takes part every year in the March for Babies event sponsored by the March of Dimes is encouraging Brooklyn residents to support the organization by going shopping at Macy’s. … Full Article

Donovan talks energy security in Norway

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan headed to Oslo, Norway this week, but he wasn’t traveling there for a vacation. The representative is taking part in an international conference focusing on such topics as alternative energy sources and policies on fighting terrorism. … Full Article

Army refuses to rename Fort Hamilton streets

U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke reacted angrily to the Pentagon’s refusal to rename two streets on U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton that memorialize Civil War Confederate generals, calling the military’s reasoning “nonsense.”  … Full Article

Award winning NBC producer joins Bishop Kearney staff

Starting in September, students at Bishop Kearney High School will get a unique opportunity to study broadcast journalism with a teacher who has firsthand experience in the field. … Full Article


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