In Public Service: Councilmember pleased his community getting city attention

Councilmember Rafael Espinal and the constituents in the East New York section of his district are pioneers. … Full Article

Eaton steps down as Brooklyn GOP chairman

There is a changing of the guard in Republican Party politics in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Senators announce $1.25 million for immigrant assistance

A Brighton Beach-Manhattan Beach group that helps immigrants is one of the organizations that will receive a portion of a $1,250,000 pot being handed out by the federal government to community-based groups, according to New York’s two senators. … Full Article

Clarke calls for U.S. to welcome more Syrian refugees

In response to an announcement by the Obama Administration that the U.S. will increase the number of refugees allowed to resettle here in America, U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke said the nation should also step up and accept more people who are fleeing the violence in Syria. … Full Article

Gentile on the mend following surgery on both knees

Councilmember Vincent Gentile will have quite a tale to tell if he is asked how he spent his summer vacation. … Full Article

Donovan displays independent streak in Congress

U.S. Rep. Daniel Donovan has been in Congress for only four months but he has had quite an eventful time as a freshman lawmaker. … Full Article

Hikind proudly wears maverick label

“I’m not afraid to rock the boat,” Assemblymember Dov Hikind told the Brooklyn Eagle during an interview in his Borough Park district office. … Full Article

NYC City Council kicks off participatory budgeting

The New York City Council's annual process that gives voters more of a say in spending the city's budget is getting under way. The council on Monday is kicking off its yearly participatory budget procedure. Twenty-seven of the council's 51 districts are involved. … Full Article

Greenfield says repaving best done in summer

The streets of Borough Park aren’t paved with gold, but they definitely are paved. … Full Article

Squadron following example set by his parents

It was pretty much a given that Daniel Squadron would someday go into public service. Squadron, who is now a state senator, grew up in Riverdale in a household where human rights and racial equality were dinner table conversations on many nights. … Full Article


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