Albany wastes too much paper, according to leaders of the Conservative Party, who are urging voters to approve an environmentally-friendly proposal on the Nov. 4 ballot aimed at reducing the glut of paper in the State Capitol. … Full Article
Bicyclists and pedestrians should be able cross the Verrazano Bridge just like motorists do, according to a group of advocates pushing for a special lane to be installed on the Brooklyn-Staten Island span. … Full Article
She remembers when streetlamps were lit by hand, and when subways cost five cents a ride.
She remembers when Borough Park and Flatbush were mostly farmland and her family bought their fruits and vegetables directly from local farmers. … Full Article
It isn’t just the teachers who influence students at Saint Patrick Catholic Academy. The students dedicated this year’s annual school walk-a-thon, which took place on Oct. 2, to the memory of Thomas J. … Full Article
Midwood residents fear the last remnant of an historical film era may soon be demolished.
“The legendary Vitagraph smokestack is in danger of being torn down!” said Ellen Levitt, a lifelong Brooklynite and Midwood resident since 1971. … Full Article