Gravesend Park reopens after $7.25 million renovation

Borough Park residents can once again enjoy Gravesend Park now that the city has completed a $7.25 million renovation of the popular recreation area. … Full Article

Pet owner wants trees planted in Bay Ridge dog run

Liam McCabe said his dog Barrow loves to be outdoors, but the Bay Ridge resident hasn’t taken his pet pooch to one of his favorite places, the dog run at Owl’s Head Park, all summer. … Full Article

Tears for boy who committed suicide over bullying

Daniel Fitzpatrick lived for only 13 years on this earth, but his family appears to be determined that his legacy lives on so that other children can be helped. … Full Article

Having a conflict? New company aims to resolve it

The most important communication skill is the ability to listen. That’s one of the things Sara Steinweiss tries to get across to clients who hire her new firm, Conflict Resolution Systems LLC. … Full Article

Gentile to headline McCreight fundraiser

Councilmember Vincent Gentile and other key supporters of Chris McCreight’s will host a fundraiser for the district leader candidate in Bay Ridge on Wednesday. … Full Article

Malliotakis says, ‘Don’t tax Olympic medalists’

Olympic medalists who live in New York might have to contend with something much more difficult than a fierce competitor at Rio, according to state Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, who said that both the federal and state governments are looking to get their hands on some of the winners’  … Full Article

Reichard blasts Donovan over Zika funding

Democratic congressional candidate Richard Reichard charged incumbent Republican Dan Donovan with hypocrisy in the nation’s fight to contain the dangerous Zika virus in the most explosive development yet in the race for the Southwest Brooklyn-Staten Island House seat. … Full Article

Greenfield: Let Access-A-Ride passengers use Uber

Passengers who use Access-A-Ride should be able to use ride-sharing services like Uber and get reimbursements from the MTA, according to a Brooklyn lawmaker who has issued a request to the agency. … Full Article

Bay Ridge subway riders have high hopes for a new elevator

Hopes are rising in Bay Ridge that a design contract will be awarded — and construction will begin soon afterward — on a long-awaited elevator at the 86th Street subway station. … Full Article

Gentile hit with $10,855 fine by campaign finance board

Councilmember Vincent Gentile’s successful re-election campaign in 2013 committed a series of campaign finance violations that were serious enough for the city to level fines against the Bay Ridge lawmaker, according to a report in the New York Observer. … Full Article


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