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City rejects Dyker Christmas Lights permit request

A move by Community Board 10 to take tighter control over the famous Dyker Heights Christmas Lights display was knocked down by the city, which flatly denied a request by the board for a permit. … Full Article

Schumer endorses Brannan for City Council

Calling him a “a real neighborhood go-to guy who gets things done,” U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-New York) endorsed Democrat Justin Brannan for City Council this week, urging residents to vote for him in the election two weeks from now. … Full Article

Brooklyn Colonial Club offers fire safety tips

Did you know that baking soda is the best way to put out a grease fire? … Full Article

Slain cop honored with Bay Ridge street-naming ceremony

Beloved neighborhood patrolman David Guttenberg received a long-overdue recognition on Oct. 21, as 86th Street and Battery Avenue in Bay Ridge was co-named Patrolman David Guttenberg Way. … Full Article

Bay Ridge volunteer group renovates senior center’s kitchen

Older adults who enjoy eating meals and taking part in recreational activities at the Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center in Bay Ridge will soon have a kitchen that looks brand new, thanks to the hard work of more than 100 volunteers who renovated the place as a gift to the seniors.  … Full Article

Stand4 Gallery owner says exciting exhibits on the way

Jeannine Bardo isn’t resting on her laurels. Fresh off the opening of her new exhibition hall, Stand4 Gallery, Bardo, a Bay Ridge teacher and artist, is busy planning future shows at the gallery. … Full Article

Donovan inspects damage in Puerto Rico as part of congressional delegation

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who represents a district hit hard by Superstorm Sandy five years ago, traveled to Puerto Rico on Saturday as part of a bipartisan congressional delegation on a fact-finding mission to the hurricane-ravaged island. … Full Article

School District 20 expands Universal Pre-k to more sites

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Universal Pre-K for All program is growing by leaps and bounds in Southwest Brooklyn, according to School District 20 officials, who opened a new site last week and are making plans to move into another location. … Full Article

Dyker Heights Civic Association to honor neighborhood heroes

The spirit of volunteerism will be the theme of the evening when one of Brooklyn’s oldest civic organizations holds its annual dinner next week. … Full Article

Sarsour returning home to receive Arab Association award

Linda Sarsour left her job as executive director of the Arab American Association of New York (AAANY) earlier this year to take on a larger role as a progressive activist on national issues, but she is returning to her roots next month for a special reason: She is coming back to accept an award f … Full Article


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