Councilmember Mark Treyger and Assemblymember William Colton, who have been leading a battle against the city over the construction of a waste transfer station on the Bensonhurst waterfront,  … Full Article

Here’s why fast-food workers are striking in 500 U.S. cities

Workers carrying banners reading "A living wage = quality care" and "On strike for work that sustains families" blocked traffic and rallied outside a McDonald’s in Downtown Brooklyn, Tuesday, the Associated Press reported. … Full Article

NYPD Commissioner Bratton chides union contract gamble

Police Commissioner William Bratton is saying the head of New York City's rank-and-file police union "rolled the dice and lost" in negotiating for a new contract. … Full Article

Gentile warns of illegal home conversion dangers

The city is starting to make progress in the fight against illegal home conversions, but more needs to be done to stop the unlawful practice, according to Councilmember Vincent Gentile, who said elected officials, civic groups and individual citizens are working together to solve the proble … Full Article

Moving Borough Hall ceremony honors Brooklyn’s veterans

Specialist Bryan Dilberian works with the FDNY 9 to 5 and just played in a hockey game against West Point. (West Point lost, he says.) … Full Article

World War II hero’s family gets his medals

The heartless burglars who stole the late Lt. Andrew Doyle’s service medals need to know this: the U.S. Army never forgets. … Full Article

Golden honors Gold Star families at Veterans Day breakfast

Four military servicemen who were killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were remembered by Brooklyn veterans who gathered for a pre-Veterans Day breakfast hosted by state Sen. Marty Golden in Bay Ridge Monday morning. … Full Article

Monday Nov. 9, Our World In Pictures

MISSOURI — Tensions Rise at University: In this Aug. … Full Article

Senate report reveals ‘hidden dangers’ in day care centers

Children in day care centers are learning their ABCs, but letters would also come in handy for parents trying to decide if a facility is safe for their child, according to members of the state Senate’s Independent Democratic Conference (IDC), who are calling for new rules to require places  … Full Article

Bay Ridge pauses to remember veterans

A patriotic mural depicting military service members was the backdrop for a pre-Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony led by Councilmember Vincent Gentile in Bay Ridge Friday morning. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park financial projections challenged again by opponent Richmond

A group fighting the city’s plan to build two residential towers – one 29 stories and one 15 stories -- at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park says a financial report commissioned by the park is full of misleading information and should be withdrawn. … Full Article


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