Met Council receives grant to help Holocaust survivors

There are 32,914 Holocaust survivors currently living in Brooklyn, according to officials at the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, who said the agency is now in a good position to help the survivors of Nazi oppression live out their golden years in dignity. … Full Article

Harris calls Bay Ridge animal killings ‘horrifying’

Calling the recent spate of animal poisonings in Bay Ridge “horrifying,” Assemblymember Pamela Harris called for tougher laws to be created to punish people who abuse animals. … Full Article

Blood drive pays tribute to P.S. 102 custodian

A Bay Ridge school custodian who died three years ago will be remembered at a blood drive organized by his mother. … Full Article

McCreight: GOP pols should reject Trump

Chris McCreight, a candidate for Democratic district leader in the 46th Assembly District (AD), is looking at things taking place on the other side of the political aisle and does not like what he’s seeing. … Full Article

Gentile fights to change holiday parking rules

New York City drivers are probably used to the announcement by now. Traffic reporters on television and radio routinely tell their viewers and listeners on holidays that alternate-side-of-the-street parking rules are suspended but that motorists still have to feed the meters. … Full Article

Cops investigating Bay Ridge animal poisonings

Someone is killing helpless animals on the streets of Bay Ridge. The NYPD confirmed that it is investigating allegations that a serial animal killer is on the loose. … Full Article

Fiorello LaGuardia GOP club endorses Trump

Leaders of a Republican club founded by Brooklyn GOP Chairman Arnaldo Ferraro have endorsed Donald Trump for president, citing his stand against illegal immigration as a major reason for their support of the billionaire real estate mogul. … Full Article

Officials warn of jury duty scam

Elected officials are warning Brooklyn residents to be wary of a scam involving jury duty. … Full Article

State senate task force looks at heroin crisis

Three members of the New York State Senate came to Dyker Heights to hold a hearing on drug abuse on Friday and heard eye-opening testimony from experts who told the elected officials that the problem is reaching crisis proportions. … Full Article

In Public Service: Bichotte proud of her Haitian roots

Rodneyse Bichotte, who is a member of the Black and Latino Women’s Caucus in the New York State Assembly, is a Haitian-American and said she is proud of the fact she was the first Haitian-American woman in New York City to win elective office. … Full Article


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