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Dyker Heights heart patient gets new lease on life

Henry Scarpati said he feels lucky to be alive. Back in November, Scarpati, 64, a lifelong resident of Dyker Heights, felt serious chest pains on his way to visit his mother. He’d had a heart attack ten years earlier and knew more than the average person about coronary artery disease. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn GOP hosts mayoral forum in Dyker Heights

The Brooklyn Republican Party and its executive committee sponsored a well-attended forum for the two currently leading mayoral candidates, the Rev. … Full Article
 

Got an idea? Gentile looking to make your commute better

Councilmember Vincent Gentile wants your best ideas on how to make transit services better in Southwest Brooklyn. The lawmaker, who is in the twilight of his long career in the City Council, decided to make one of his last bold initiatives a transportation survey. … Full Article
 

Cuomo to beef up security in yeshivas

In the wake of a spate of shocking anti-Semitic attacks across the country, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is putting $25 million in state funds toward combating hate crimes. … Full Article
 

Donovan nominates students for West Point, Naval Academy

Ten local students who are seeking to attend the nation’s military service academies like West Point received a helping hand from U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan who announced that he has nominated them for admission. … Full Article
 

GOP mayoral hopefuls to speak at political forum

Two candidates with unusual resumes who are each hoping to win the Republican Party’s nomination to run for mayor in November will be appearing at a candidates’ forum in Dyker Heights this week. … Full Article
 

Rev. El-Yateem kicks off city council campaign

Rev. Khader El-Yateem, pastor of the Salam Arabic Lutheran Church in Bay Ridge, kicked off his campaign for City Council on Sunday to a packed house at Le Sajj, a Lebanese restaurant at 8221 5th Ave. … Full Article
 

Matilda Cuomo brings mentor program to Midwood

Even though it was many years ago, Matilda Raffa Cuomo said she still remembers how intimidated she felt when she first walked into Midwood High School as a freshman. … Full Article
 

Thick white smoke concerns Bay Ridge residents

Bay Ridge residents are concerned about a thick white smoke that permeates the block of 91st street between Ridge Boulevard and Colonial Road. … Full Article
 

Candidates jockey for position in Bay Ridge council race

The Bay Ridge City Council race, which is shaping up to be one of the most closely watched contests in New York this fall, featured a great deal of action and political maneuvering this week, as three candidates announced plans to officially kick off their campaigns and another candidate bo … Full Article
 

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