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Al Feldstein, Brooklyn native who headed Mad magazine, dies

BILLINGS, Mont.— Al Feldstein, whose 28 years at the helm of Mad magazine transformed the satirical publication into a pop culture institution, has died. He was 88. … Full Article

Advocates: NYC municipal ID would help immigrants

Advocates for immigrants say a proposed New York City municipal ID card will help ensure that all New Yorkers can obtain crucial city services. Backers of the proposed ID card said Wednesday that non-drivers, transgender people and others also will benefit from the city-issued ID card. … Full Article

Obituary – Linda Lee Rudloff Doman

Linda Doman, a resident of Brooklyn Heights since 1979, died suddenly following a collapse while visiting her grandchildren in upstate New York on April 26. It is believed that she suffered an aneurism, but the family has not released final details. … Full Article

Brooklyn residents voice concerns on LICH and more at Sen. Squadron’s annual convention

Health and hospitals, libraries and economic justice were topics of concern at state Senator Daniel Squadron’s sixth annual 26th District Community Convention on Sunday. … Full Article

Gun control groups call for NY firearm storage law

ALBANY— Buoyed by last year's passage of tougher gun laws, gun control advocates are urging New York lawmakers to go further by requiring firearm owners to securely store their weapons. … Full Article

New York lawmakers target heroin resurgence

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State Senate Democrats have released a report on the rise of heroin and opioid use in New York, resulting in the introduction of new legislation. … Full Article

City memorializes community board pioneer by renaming street corner after him

A World War II veteran who helped pioneer the community board system in the 1970s has been given the city’s ultimate posthumous honor – a Brooklyn street corner was named after him. … Full Article

Colton salutes southwest Brooklyn’s ‘Women of Distinction’

More than a dozen women were presented with New York State Assembly citations for their work on behalf of their southwest Brooklyn communities in a ceremony hosted by Assemblyman Bill Colton on April 23. … Full Article

New streetcar plan reignites old Red Hook controversy

A proposal for a streetcar line linking waterfront areas in Brooklyn and Queens from Sunset Park to Astoria resembles, in part, a familiar plan by an outspoken Brooklyn rail advocate known for his tenacity. … Full Article

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