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Earl Weiner and Gina Ingoglia received the seventh annual DeWitt Clinton Award for Excellence in front of some 300 friends, fellow board members and elected officials at a fundraising gala at the h … Full Article

After white flags, NYPD steps up surveillance of Brooklyn Bridge

Visitors to the Brooklyn Bridge have noticed a heightened security presence nearly a week after persons unknown climbed the cables to the bri … Full Article

Gentile takes trip to Taiwan to promote stronger ties

Councilmember Vincent Gentile has traveled halfway around the world in the interest of strengthening ties between Asia and New York City. … Full Article

De Blasio appoints 16 to Mayor's Advisory Committee on the Judiciary

Mayor de Blasio Friday appointed 16 individuals to serve on the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary. … Full Article

Gentile calls Bay Ridge illegal home conversions an epidemic

The troubling practice of gutting one and two-family homes and constructing multiple units is becoming an epidemic in Bay Ridge and other southwest Brooklyn neighborhoods, according to Councilmember Vincent Gentile, who called together top-level city officials to begin formulating a plan to stop  … Full Article

EXCLUSIVE: Victim testimonies: Sexual assault behind tinted windows of Brooklyn ‘Dollar Vans’

In response to a story published in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle on July 23 titled “Tinted Window Checkpoints in Crown Heights: Profiling or Smart Policing?,” Brooklyn residents brought an additional tinted-window issue to the reporter’s attention. … Full Article

Report: Oversight lacking in NYC payroll project

Investigators say poor oversight allowed a New York City payroll-technology project to spiral into a $700 million tangle of contractor fraud, budget overruns and delays. … Full Article

What a mess! G subway line shutting down for 5 weeks

Beginning Friday night, a portion of the G subway line that connects Brooklyn and Queens will be shut down for five weeks. The MTA says there will be no service between the Nassau Avenue station in Greenpoint and Court Square in Long Island City until Sept. 2. … Full Article

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