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In an effort to assist struggling homeowners in his district, Councilmember David Greenfield is working with Brooklyn Housing and Family Services to provide free one-on-one mortgage counseling. … Full Article

Colton says city’s trash plant plan is ‘not progressive’

Undaunted by the uphill battle he is facing in his fight to keep the city from building a trash processing plant on the Bensonhurst waterfront, Assemblyman Bill Colton said now is not the time to give up. In fact, things might be on the upswing, he hinted. … Full Article

Tragic accident in Cobble Hill Wednesday feet from closed LICH in Brooklyn

Police and emergency units on Wednesday swarmed the off-ramp of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) at Atlantic Avenue and Hicks Street, just feet from the now-shuttered Long Island College Hospital (LICH), after a gruesome accident where a car plowed into the back of a large flatbed truck after … Full Article

PHOTO: Spike Lee honored for 'Do The Right Thing' anniversary

At Brooklyn Borough Hall Tuesday morning, President Eric Adams joined Spike Lee, the producer/writer/director of Do the Right Thing, to honor the Academy Award-winning film’s 25th anniversary and announce a free block party to be he … Full Article

Gentile drafts bill to crack down on developers gutting buildings

Alarmed at the increasing incidents in Bay Ridge in which developers are buying one-family homes, gutting the structures and then turning them into multiple unit dwellings in an apparent violation of the city’s building code, Councilman Vincent Gentile said he is drafting legislation aimed at hel … Full Article

DOT installing safety features on Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge's Fourth Avenue should be a lot easier, and safer, to cross after August. … Full Article

Henry Gutman appointed as chair of Brooklyn Navy Yard

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of Henry (Hank) B. Gutman, a long-time Brooklyn resident, civic leader, and accomplished attorney, as chairman of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BNYDC). … Full Article

Bay Ridge in danger of overcrowding, longtime homeowners say

Bay Ridge is such a desirable neighborhood to live in, people will do anything to move there, even cheat. … Full Article

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