Conservative Party backs Greenfield’s re-election bid

Councilman David Greenfield is a Democrat, but his name will also appear on the Conservative Party line on the ballot when he runs for re-election in November. … Full Article

OPINION: Remembering a unique Brooklyn high school student

I’ve been teaching writing and literature in New York City’s public school system for almost nine years.  This spring, my former building will graduate its final class just shy of reaching the century mark.  The school’s phase-out process followed the usual script that no education reformer … Full Article

Jury convicts suspect in fatal Bensonhurst fire

A 31-year-old man was convicted of setting that turned his Bensonhurst apartment house into an inferno, killing five people, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes announced. … Full Article

High school students bowl for charity

Students from Fort Hamilton High School in Bay Ridge went bowling for dollars and raised more than $3,000 for a school scholarship fund.  … Full Article

Bay Ridge council race already heating up

The race for Bay Ridge’s City Council seat began in earnest as incumbent Democrat Vincent Gentile and his two Republican challengers, John Quaglione and Andy Sullivan, held fundraisers and began campaigning for votes. … Full Article

Conservative fest in DC will have a Brooklyn beat

They won’t be serving Nathan’s Famous hot dogs, but the Conservative Political Action Conference will still have a Brooklyn flavor to it this year. … Full Article

Voting machine mayhem; Pols pushing old levers

Everything old is new again!  … Full Article

PRO BONO BARRISTER: Kings Inn talks law and alcohol

Members of the Kings County American Inn of Court – led by indomitable President Marc Dittenhoefer --  packed the 123 Remsen St. … Full Article

Civic leaders plead to state; Give us ER in Bay Ridge!

While Long Island College Hospital is fighting against the odds for survival, the medical situation in southwest Brooklyn is also in critical condition, according to a group of community leaders. … Full Article

OPINION: Granny shouldn’t have to be in the garbage

A while back, we ran an article in this paper about a local Bensonhurst celebrity, “Maria, the Ice Cream Girl,” who is well-known for her charity efforts and her occasional forays into show business as well as for selling ice cream. … Full Article


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