London terror attack hero wins ROTC medal

The young hero who saved a victim’s life during the horrific terrorist attack in London last year came to the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton this week to receive a medal for his bravery. … Full Article

Activists perform ‘Vagina Monologues’ to empower women

An award-winning provocative play that has led millions of women around the world to take a fresh look at their bodies and find their inner strength will be the centerpiece of a two-day event in Bay Ridge that is aimed at raising money for causes that promote female empowerment. … Full Article

Pols express shock at indictment of Harris

Democratic Assemblymember Pamela Harris’ colleagues in government expressed shock and sadness in the wake of the explosive news of her federal indictment on fraud and witness tampering charges on Tuesday. … Full Article

A broken apartment pipe in Bay Ridge left 450 residents without heat and water

A broken apartment pipe allowed torrents of water to flood an entire street in Bay Ridge on Sunday at approximately 5 p.m. The leaky valve with gushing water affected an entire neighborhood as a sinkhole opened at 92nd Street in between Marine Avenue and Shore Road. … Full Article

Bichotte to re-introduce minority and women owned businesses bill Cuomo vetoed

A Brooklyn lawmaker who has focused much of her time in the New York state Assembly assisting women and minority-owned businesses is pushing back against Gov. Andrew Cuomo after he vetoed a bill she sponsored. … Full Article

Tuition-free CUNY draws record numbers of enrollments

Free tuition is proving to be an immensely popular draw for students looking to attend college in Brooklyn and other parts of New York City, according to education officials. … Full Article

Grimm denounces Bannon over anti-Trump book

The fallout over the blockbuster book about the Trump White House by writer Michael Wolff has reached all the way from Washington, D.C. to Brooklyn, where it is shaking up a local congressional campaign. … Full Article

GOP names Malliotakis Assembly minority whip

Republican Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, who was trounced by Democratic incumbent Bill de Blasio in the mayoral election on Nov. 7, has been welcomed back with open arms by her GOP Assembly colleagues who named her to a key leadership position. … Full Article

Chain stores increase foothold in Brooklyn, study finds

Brooklyn saw the largest growth of national chain stores of any of the city’s five boroughs in 2017, according to a study released last week by the nonprofit think tank Center for an Urban Future. … Full Article

Maimonides doctor tells how to lose weight in 2018

If your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight, you would be better off making small, incremental changes in your eating habits rather than go for broke by putting yourself on a starvation diet. … Full Article


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