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As members of the press gathered in anticipation, MTA New York City Transit President Carmen Bianco, NYU Vice President of Government Affairs and Community Engagement Alicia Hurley and New York Tra … Full Article

Navy Seaman Shonda Collazo, a Brooklyn native, serves aboard USS Somerset

SAN DIEGO— Seaman Shonda Collazo, a native of Brooklyn and 2004 graduate of Signal Hill Secondary Comprehensive High School, is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Somerset (LPD 25), one of the world's most modern, networked, survivable and transformational warships.  … Full Article

Pol says subway gropers should be labeled as sex offenders

A lewd passenger who gets caught groping a woman on the subway would be required to register with New York State as a sex offender under legislation Assemblymember Joseph R. Lentol is drafting. … Full Article

Brooklyn native serves Navy aboard USS Nitze

NORFOLK, Va. – A Grover Cleveland High School graduate and Brooklyn, N.Y., native is serving aboard USS Nitze (DDG 94), one of the world’s most versatile multi-mission combat ships. … Full Article

Forum allows passengers to speak out on Access-A-Ride

Senior citizens in Bay Ridge who use Access-A-Ride have been telling Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis and other elected officials about their frustrations dealing with the transportation service lately. “My constituents are telling me that there are times when the ride doesn’t show up. … Full Article

Do Brooklyn residents know how to apply for affordable housing?

Amidst the borough’s housing crisis, proposed solutions have often left out an important element: Making sure eligible residents know how to apply for newly-constructed affordable units, and that residents are doing so correctly. … 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

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