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City eyes opening Bay Ridge pre-K site next to expressway

Roaring trucks and 4-year-olds aren’t a good combination, according to a Bay Ridge educational leader who is raising objections to a proposal by the city’s School Construction Authority (SCA) to open a pre-K center next to a Gowanus Expressway exit. … Full Article
 

Donovan defends move to repeal Obamacare

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who sided with his fellow Republicans in the House majority in voting to repeal major components of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Jan. … Full Article
 

Did you break your New Year’s resolutions yet?

A week has passed since New Year’s Day and already many Brooklyn residents are probably kicking themselves over breaking their resolutions. … Full Article
 

Holy Cross volunteers take New Year’s Day plunge

Fundraising is going swimmingly at the Dimitrios and Georgia Kaloidis Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School in Bay Ridge. And when we say it’s going swimmingly, we mean it literally! … Full Article
 

City to reimburse non-public schools for security guard costs

Private and religious schools will be able to hire security guards and get reimbursed by the city, thanks to a new law Mayor Bill de Blasio signed on Jan. 5. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge stepping up efforts to help homeless

The problem of homelessness in New York City hit home for the Community Board 10 district manager in December, when she learned that a mother and child were sleeping in a bank ATM vestibule on Fifth Avenue across the street from the board’s Bay Ridge office. … Full Article
 
Caught On Camera: Jewish Man Beaten During Vicious Robbery in Brooklyn

Cops arrest two teens in vicious Midwood attack

Two robbers who viciously beat a 60-year-old man in a ruthless attack in Midwood last week were arrested on Thursday, police said. Baskim Huseinovic, 19, and Eldin Sabovic, 17, were hit with a slew of charges, including assault, robbery, menacing and harassment. … Full Article
 

N train station repairs begin Jan 18.

An ambitious project to renovate several stations along the N subway line in Southwest Brooklyn will enter a crucial new phase on Jan. 18, as repairs begin in earnest. The project will mean more than a year of detours for thousands of subway riders. … Full Article
 

‘Political Gladiators’ book offers tips to Millennials

New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli won his first political office at the tender age of 18 when he was elected to the Mineola school board. Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis was first elected in 2010 at 29 years of age. … Full Article
 

Greenfield wants F train to run express

F should stand for fast, at least when it comes to subway service, according to Councilmember David G. Greenfield, who is calling on the new president of New York City Transit, Veronique Hakim, to help bring express service to the Brooklyn end of the F train line. … Full Article
 

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