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Snowy sidewalks an issue in Bay Ridge council race

In the wake of the snowstorm that hit New York City last week, the icy winter weather has become a hot issue in the Bay Ridge City Council race. … Full Article

State Senate Democrats mount resistance agenda to fight Trump

In a concerted effort to show their opposition to Donald Trump, Democratic state senators are mounting what the lawmakers are calling a “Resistance Agenda” aimed at fighting the president’s policies. … Full Article

Brooklyn pols differ on Cuomo plastic bag fee move

Lawmakers on both sides of the issue spoke out in the wake of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision Tuesday to back the state Legislature’s move to stop New York City from imposing a fee on shoppers using plastic bags at retail stores. … Full Article

Rotary Club of Verrazano raises money for a good cause

The Rotary Club of Verrazano held its 21st annual Fashion Show on Friday, Feb. 10, at Gargiulo’s Restaurant in Coney Island. … Full Article

City Council looks at half-price Metrocard plan for low-income riders

Transportation advocates pushing for low-income straphangers to get a break on the price of a MetroCard had a double dose of activities on Monday. … Full Article

Expert tells how to keep water pipes from freezing

The snowstorm that hit New York City last week also brought sub-freezing temperatures to the region and added to homeowners’ worries over the possibility of water pipes freezing or even rupturing. … Full Article

Busy times for Fontbonne Hall Academy students

The year 2017 is proving to be a busy one so far for students at Fontbonne Hall Academy in Bay Ridge, who started off the year by taking a tour of the galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and signing up for a contest for high school entrepreneurs. … Full Article

Pols say Randolph Holder bill would make streets safer

A bill that would place strict guidelines on how criminal defendants are placed in drug rehabilitation programs in lieu of jail is now heading for the state Assembly after it won approval in the state Senate. … Full Article

Bag tax opponents push recycling over fees

The City Council should drop its quest to have shoppers pay five cents for each plastic bag they use to carry their groceries out of the supermarket and instead explore expanding its waste recycling program, according to state lawmakers who voted to stop the council in its tracks. … Full Article

Nadler uses obscure House rule to pressure Trump

As controversy continued to swirl around the White House, a lawmaker who has been a member of the House of Representatives for nearly a quarter of century is using his vast knowledge of Capitol Hill rules to try and force the Trump administration to reveal information on any investigations  … Full Article


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