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House passes Donovan homeowner protection bill

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan said that legislation he sponsored that was recently passed by the House will go a long way toward ensuring that homeowners who are still rebuilding from Superstorm Sandy are treated fairly. … Full Article

Family, friends, community mourn Hon. Arthur Schack

Tributes poured in from Bay Ridge civic leaders and elected officials as news of the death of New York State Supreme Court Justice Arthur Schack spread throughout Brooklyn. … Full Article

NASA to perform experiments from Kearney students

Members of the Science Club at Bishop Kearney High School recently received exciting news from NASA. The students, who had submitted designs for five micro-gravity experiments they thought NASA should conduct, learned that the nation’s space agency has agreed to do all five. … Full Article

Bichotte seeks help for minority, women-owned businesses

New York state should be doing more to provide opportunities for economic growth for minority and women-owned businesses, according to Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte, who has introduced a package of 13 bills aimed at assisting entrepreneurs. … Full Article

Gentile to give out rain barrels in Bay Ridge

Local residents can combine healthy eating with environmentally conscious living when they attend opening day of the Bay Ridge Greenmarket on May 7. … Full Article

Bay Ridge couple raises $4,000 for March of Dimes

Kerry and John Quaglione, along with their daughter Natalie Grace, take part in the March for Babies every year to raise money for the March of Dimes. … Full Article

Assembly GOPers: Keep sex offenders on registry

Hundreds of paroled sex offenders are quietly being dropped from New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services’ registry because they committed their crimes more than 20 years ago, according to Assembly Republicans who are pushing legislation to keep them on the list. … Full Article

Donovan says IRS needs overhaul

Tax Day has come and gone, but U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan is still focused on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). … Full Article

Pastor helps couple renew wedding vows 60 years later

When Claire and Bob Palmer were married in Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Bay Ridge in 1956, one of the altar boys at the Mass was named Kevin, who Claire babysat when he was little. She requested that Kevin be at her wedding service. … Full Article

Mayor calls campaign finance cheating reports ‘outrageous’

In his strongest language yet, Mayor Bill de Blasio defended himself against the whirlwind of controversy that has engulfed his administration, telling reporters at an event in Bay Ridge on Monday that reports of possible illegal campaign fundraising activities on his part are “outrageous.” … Full Article


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