Malliotakis says, ‘Don’t tax Olympic medalists’

Olympic medalists who live in New York might have to contend with something much more difficult than a fierce competitor at Rio, according to state Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, who said that both the federal and state governments are looking to get their hands on some of the winners’  … Full Article

Reichard blasts Donovan over Zika funding

Democratic congressional candidate Richard Reichard charged incumbent Republican Dan Donovan with hypocrisy in the nation’s fight to contain the dangerous Zika virus in the most explosive development yet in the race for the Southwest Brooklyn-Staten Island House seat. … Full Article

Greenfield: Let Access-A-Ride passengers use Uber

Passengers who use Access-A-Ride should be able to use ride-sharing services like Uber and get reimbursements from the MTA, according to a Brooklyn lawmaker who has issued a request to the agency. … Full Article

Bay Ridge subway riders have high hopes for a new elevator

Hopes are rising in Bay Ridge that a design contract will be awarded — and construction will begin soon afterward — on a long-awaited elevator at the 86th Street subway station. … Full Article

Gentile hit with $10,855 fine by campaign finance board

Councilmember Vincent Gentile’s successful re-election campaign in 2013 committed a series of campaign finance violations that were serious enough for the city to level fines against the Bay Ridge lawmaker, according to a report in the New York Observer. … Full Article

Fort Hamilton obstacle course tests skills of athletes

Civilians will get the chance to feel what it’s like to be in basic training if they take part in a special charity event at the historic U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton in Bay Ridge in September. … Full Article

Felder running on Republican line in November

State Sen. Simcha Felder’s name should be easy to find on the ballot in the Nov. 8 election. … Full Article

Treyger picks up key endorsements in district leader race

With a little more than a month to go before the Democratic Primary, the bitter race between Mark Treyger and Chris McCreight for Democratic district leader of the 46th Assembly District entered a new phase as Treyger unveiled a slew of endorsements from business, civic and religious leader … Full Article

Need a lawyer? Visit Harris' office

If you need a lawyer, the place to go is state Assemblymember Pamela Harris’s office. Harris (D-Coney Island-Dyker Heights-Bay Ridge) is working with the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) to provide free legal assistance for her constituents. … Full Article

Interim president named for Bishop Kearney HS

Bishop Kearney High School, which saw major changes in its administration with the departure of its president, Dr. Margaret Minson, is ready to move forward into the future, according to the school’s sponsors, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood. … Full Article


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