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

Vote on NYC Wi-Fi hot spot contract set for Wednesday

The city’s Franchise and Concession Review Committee (FCRC) is set to vote on Wednesday afternoon whether or not to approve a contract which would replace New York City’s payphones with free Wi-Fi hot spots. … Full Article

Brooklyn politicians respond to 770 Eastern Parkway synagogue knife attack

A knife-wielding man stabbed an Israeli student in the head inside a Brooklyn synagogue early Tuesday before being fatally shot by a police officer after he refused to drop the knife, officials report. … Full Article

FDNY to train 5,000 NYC teens in new CPR technique

A high school student is standing in line at the store and suddenly the customer in front of him or her has a heart attack and collapses. What happens then? … Full Article

Resolution calls for urgently needed housing for record homeless population

New York City Council members stood with homeless and housing advocates at the steps of City Hall Monday afternoon in support of a resolution calling on Gov. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Royal family visits Brooklyn's Barclays Center

It was one of the most buzzworthy nights in Brooklyn in a long time. … Full Article

James, Kyrie, Nets in 'I Can't Breathe' shirts

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and multiple Brooklyn players wore "I Can't Breathe" shirts while they warmed up for Monday night's game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Nets. … Full Article

‘Die-in,’ arrests at Barclays Center as Prince William and Kate attend Nets game

Inside Barclays Center on Monday night, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, rapper Jay Z and Beyonce enjoyed a game of basketball between the Brooklyn Nets and the Cle … Full Article

City to start building Bensonhurst trash plant

In a move that has set off alarm bells all over Southwest Brooklyn, the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) sent a letter to elected officials informing them that construction of a controversial trash plant is about to begin on the Bensonhurst waterfront. … Full Article

Royal ruckus! Eric Garner protesters set for Barclays brouhaha

Protesters planned to kick off another week of demonstrations in the death of Eric Garner, starting with Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Monday night. … Full Article

Xaverian student asks charity donors to share Christmas memories

When Dyker Heights teenager Dominick Santo decided to embark on a one-man mission to raise funds for his favorite non-profit group to help the organization pay for a holiday party for underprivileged children, he thought about his own happy childhood and the wonderful Christmases he shared with h … Full Article


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