After several highly publicized incidents where children slipped unnoticed out of school buildings, the New York City Council passed legislation on Thursday to install door alarms in public schools … Full Article

MTA ‘strongly considering’ restoring full B37 bus route

Bay Ridge
Chances are looking good that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will adhere to the wishes of riders and restore the B37 to its full route – from Bay Ridge to Court Street – according to Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, who met with transit officials on Tuesday. … Full Article

Rudy Giuliani to share post-9/11 thoughts with Oprah this Sunday

Rudy Giuliani reflects on life 12 years after 9/11, we visit all-grown-up child star Ricky Schroder and his family, and we return to one of Oprah’s favorite stories: the Liberian boys who inspired a North Carolina community to adopt 44 orphans, on an a … Full Article

Be careful where you park on Black Friday

Bay Ridge
Have fun shopping on Black Friday, but be careful where you park your car! … Full Article

IBO: Transit riders reusing old MetroCards may cost MTA millions

New York City
The Independent Budget Office says that MTA New York City Transit has had an invisible “change jar” full of nickels, dimes and quarters left unused on lost and expired MetroCards … Full Article

Brooklyn multi-car accident causes major delays

Authorities say four people were hurt in a multi-car accident on the Gowanus Expressway in Brooklyn. Dep. Insp. Richard De Blasio of the 68th Police Precinct in Bay Ridge said the accident involved 13 cars on the Manhattan-bound HOV lane on the expressway. … Full Article

Select Bus Service comes to Brooklyn’s B44

Brooklyn Boro
Select Bus Service came to Brooklyn on Monday as officials inaugurated the “super-express” service on the B44 bus, the city’s fifth-busiest bus line. … Full Article

Community board approves street naming for late Tom Kane

Bay Ridge
The late Tom Kane, a legendary Bay Ridge actor, playwright and all-around promoter of the arts, will be honored posthumously by New York City, which is moving forward with a plan to name a street corner after him. … Full Article

Justice Schack says Brooklyn has busiest court in U.S.

Bay Ridge
Kings County has the busiest civil court in the entire country, including thousands of jurisdictions between New York and California, according to New York State Supreme Court Justice Arthur Schack, who said tens of thousands of cases are heard at the Adams Street courthouse each year. … Full Article

Brooklyn non-profit receives $200,000 award

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has named The Hope Program (HOPE) as a 2013 Neighborhood Builders award recipient. … Full Article

Jeffries tells city to flush plans for boardwalk bathroom

Brighton Beach
Take your comfort station and flush it down the toilet! … Full Article

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