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Man jumps from Verrazano Bridge, body not yet found

Witnesses said they saw a man jump from the upper level of the the Verrazano Bridge sometime before 4 p.m. … Full Article
 

House to vote on Hurricane Sandy bill after all

Under pressure from Republican members of the House from New York and New Jersey, House Speaker John Boehner promised that a vote for a bill to provide $60.4 billion in federal aid to states hit by Hurricane Sandy would indeed take place, according to one of those members, U.S. Rep. … Full Article
 

Brooklynites In Florida: With Larry King, you can take the boy out of Brooklyn...

We found an archived blog post from Clean Plate Charlie (Miami New Times) highlighting Brooklyn boy Larry King's move from his lege … Full Article
 

GOP betrays Sandy victims; Grimm, 'not proud' of his party's 'Drop Dead NY' move, will 'be respectful' in asking Boehner to reconsider

WASHINGTON — New York-area lawmakers in both parties erupted in anger after learning the House Republican leadership decided to allow the current term of Congress to end without holding a vote on aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy. … Full Article
 

Maple Lanes bowling alley 'likely' doomed

A plan to replace bowlers’ paradise Maple Lanes in Borough Park with a 112-unit residential development is likely to “advance to the next frame,” reports the  … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge lawmaker takes a seat at the money table in Albany

One of the New York State Assembly’s junior members is also one of its fastest rising political stars. … Full Article
 

Pet adoption fair finds homes for 17 doggies

“It is getting harder and harder to find homes for these pets,” said Mary Jo Tobin, founder of Love Wanted, a Bay Ridge-based group that seeks to match rescue animals with loving families. … Full Article
 

Grimm, Nadler unite to denounce pulling of Sandy aid

Reps. Michael Grimm, a Republican, and Jerrold Nadler, a Democrat, both represent districts that are partially in Brooklyn, but they are usually on opposite sides of the fence. … Full Article
 

Two charged suspects were driving the same car in Bay Ridge crash

A 34-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman from Staten Island were both arrested on drunk driving charges early New Year’s Day after the man plowed into four pedestrians on a Bay Ridge street and the woman jumped behind the wheel of the car and hit parked vehicles, police said.  … Full Article
 

Grimm pushes for House action on Sandy relief

While everyone in Washington D.C. was consumed with the Fiscal Cliff on the last day of 2012, U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-Brooklyn-Staten Island) was seeking to remind his fellow lawmakers that there are thousands of New Yorkers still suffering from the effects of Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article
 

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