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Nadler’s bill would crack down on airline 'family' fees

Bensonhurst
“The family that prays together, stays together,” the old adage goes. But what about the family wishing to sit together on an airplane during a cross-country flight? … Full Article
 

Memorial Day Parade seeks younger veterans for big march

Bay Ridge
Where are the young guys? The committee organizing the 146th Annual Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade is asking that question as preparations for the big march are being finalized. … Full Article
 

SNUBBED: Bay Ridge Democrats pick Thompson over Hynes

Bay Ridge
In a surprise move, the Bay Ridge Democrats, a leading progressive political club in Brooklyn, has endorsed Ken Thompson over Charles Hynes in the race for district attorney. … Full Article
 

Albanese says he's not worried about Weiner’s entry into race

Bay Ridge
The race for mayor is filled with career politicians putting their needs ahead of voters, so what’s one more? … Full Article
 

Ideas offered at meeting to save SUNY Downstate

Flatbush
At Monday’s town hall looking for suggestions to save financially troubled SUNY Downstate Medical Center, many supporters of Long Island College  … Full Article
 

Pols play hardball with MTA over Third Avenue bus

Bay Ridge
Lawmakers who held a rain-soaked rally in Bay Ridge on Sunday to call on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to restore the B37 bus, a line that was eliminated three years ago, said they’re determined to win their battle of wills with the agency. … Full Article
 

St. Finbar pastor named grand marshal of Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade

Bensonhurst
He’s heaven sent! The Rev. Michael Louis Gelfant, pastor of Saint Finbar Catholic Church in Bensonhurst, has been chosen by the organizing committee of the 32nd Annual Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade to serve as a grand marshal for the march. … Full Article
 

Rain didn’t dampen Norwegian Day Parade fun

Bay Ridge
“Don’t Rain on My Parade,” is the title of a show-stopping number sung by Barbra Streisand in the Broadway musical “Funny Girl” and in the movie version of the show in the 1960s. … Full Article
 

Abbate endorses John Liu for mayor

Bensonhurst
Assemblyman Peter Abbate became one of the first Democratic elected officials in southern Brooklyn to endorse a candidate in the mayoral race, announcing on May 16 that he was throwing his support behind City Comptroller John Liu. … Full Article
 

St. Anselm Church leaders discuss ‘How to start your own business’

Bay Ridge
Dozens of would-be entrepreneurs sat in a Bay Ridge church hall Wednesday night to get advice on how to take the first steps toward becoming the next Bill Gates or Steve Jobs. … Full Article
 

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