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Kassar endorses Rubio for president

A number of prominent Republican and conservative party leaders in Brooklyn have endorsed U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) for president, according to Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, his New York state campaign chairman. … Full Article
 

Gentile: MTA giving R riders the runaround

Councilmember Vincent Gentile’s fight with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) over the R train is showing no signs of slowing down. … Full Article
 

Christmas party has ‘Golden’ glow

The ballroom at the Bay Ridge Manor was packed Wednesday night as hundreds of people accepted an invitation from state Sen. Marty Golden (R-C-Bay Ridge-Southwest Brooklyn) and his wife Colleen Golden to help them celebrate the Christmas season. Sen. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge Unity Task Force to meet on Trump

In the wake of statements made by Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump about banning Muslims from entering the U.S., the Bay Ridge Unity Task Force will meet on Dec. 21 to come up with a plan to show how different faiths in the neighborhood are united against prejudice. … Full Article
 

Report: Eric Garner’s daughter eyeing run against Donovan

The daughter of the late Eric Garner is considering running against U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan (R-C-Southwest Brooklyn-Staten Island) in 2016, according to a report in the New York Post. … Full Article
 

Donovan: Zadroga Act extension a done deal

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan announced Tuesday that just as he had predicted, the House leadership has included a permanent extension of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act in a year-end omnibus spending bill expected to come up for a vote on Dec. 17. … Full Article
 

Crazy Hat Day brings out creative side of students

Students, faculty and staff at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn arrived at school on a recent Friday dressed in the craziest headgear they could find or create, to show off their school spirit on Crazy Hat Day, an annual tradition at the private school located at 8515 Ridge Boulevard. … Full Article
 

Third Avenue Merchants collect toys for soldiers’ children

“The generosity of this community is amazing!” Col. Joseph Davidson, commander of the U.S. … Full Article
 

Borough Park street named for Holocaust hero

A Borough Park street was officially renamed by New York City on Sunday in memory of a rabbi who helped save thousands of Polish refugees and Slovakian Jews from concentration camps during the dark years of the Holocaust. … Full Article
 

Dyker Heights girl needs help paying for medicine

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association has stepped up to the plate to help a wheelchair-bound Dyker Heights girl who shows symptoms of Lyme disease but has been denied coverage by her family’s health insurance company. … Full Article
 

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