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Donovan votes against bill Dems call ‘Donald Trump Act’

A bill that would cut federal funding to cities that don’t crack down on undocumented immigrants committing crimes was approved by the House of Representatives by a wide margin, 241-179, but it passed without the support of freshman U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who voted against the measure. … Full Article

Belt Parkway drives pothole lawsuits, Stringer says

What are the most pothole-plagued highways in Brooklyn? Judging from the number of lawsuits filed against the city by drivers whose cars have been damaged by potholes, the answer would have to the Belt Parkway. … Full Article

68th Precinct council hosts barbecue for Night Out Against Crime

Cops from the 68th Precinct and the members of the 68th Precinct Community Council are teaming up to host a major crime fighting event on Aug. 4, but there won’t be guns, handcuffs or arrests involved. It’s going to be a barbecue in Shore Road Park in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Gentile demands MTA fix ‘drastic dysfunction’ on R train

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is rolling in dough, according to Councilmember Vincent Gentile, who said the agency has a surplus of $1 billion. … Full Article

Bay Ridge movie wins Manhattan Film Festival award

Hey Bay Ridge, you’re a star! A movie filmed on a street in the Southwest Brooklyn community has won an award at a major film festival. “A Box Came to Brooklyn” was named Best Comedic Short at the 2015 Manhattan Film Festival, making writer-director Jason Cusato very happy. … Full Article

Registration opens for Hoban Run

A 5-mile race held in memory of a Bay Ridge police officer slain in the line of duty has become one of the most popular traditions in the neighborhood. … Full Article

Malliotakis named to international board of Greek lawmakers

Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, who is of Greek and Cuban descent, is getting closer to her Greek roots these days. … Full Article

Turn all schools into Beacon centers, Parker says

Thirty-three of New York City’s schools are Beacon Schools, functioning as community recreation centers at night, and on weekends giving kids a chance to play basketball, take computer classes or learn how to dance. … Full Article

Free showing of ‘The Lego Movie’ in McKinley Park

McKinley Park in Dyker Heights will become an outdoor movie theater allowing families to enjoy a film under the stars on Saturday night. … Full Article

Head to Shore Road Park for free yoga lessons

Bay Ridge residents can now do sun salutations to their hearts’ content. Shore Road Park will become a giant outdoor yoga studio this summer thanks to Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis and state Sen. Marty Golden, who are sponsoring a series of free lessons for local residents. … Full Article


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