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The election of Republican Donald Trump has led to a dramatic rise in political activism by Democrats across the country, as evidenced by the massive Women’s March on Washington the day after … Full Article

Republican candidate Steve Saperstein runs for City Council

Brooklyn-born Steve Saperstein is challenging incumbent Chaim Deutch for the City Council seat of District 48. Saperstein believes he’s up for the job as he takes on Deutch, who’s held the office since 2014. … Full Article

Young Democrats launch new club in South Brooklyn

The election of Republican Donald Trump has led to a dramatic rise in political activism by Democrats across the country, as evidenced by the massive Women’s March on Washington the day after his inauguration that drew an estimated crowd of 500,000 of protesters, as well as a demonstration  … Full Article

Pols call on Gov. Cuomo to support music industry in New York

State Sen. Marty Golden has raised his voice in support of a measure that would allow the music industry in New York to benefit from a tax credit. … Full Article

BP Adams hosts Greek-American Heritage Night at Borough Hall

On Monday, Borough President Eric L. Adams welcomed guests to Borough Hall to celebrate Greek-American Heritage Night. The well-attended evening included a dinner reception recognizing prominent Greek-Americans in the community. … Full Article

City Council candidate John Quaglione proposes NYC Independent Theater Week

City Council candidate John Quaglione— who’s running in District 43, consisting of Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst— proposed the establishment of a New York City Independent Theater Week to be organized and promoted by the city's official marketing organization known as NYC & C … Full Article

Prosecutors: No charges to be filed against de Blasio

State and federal probes of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's fundraising will not result in criminal charges for the mayor or others acting on his behalf, prosecutors said Thursday. … Full Article

Trump’s budget cuts to TSA, Coast Guard dangerous for NYC, says Schumer

President Donald Trump may talk about keeping Americans safe, but his proposed cuts to important airport TSA (Transportation Security Administration) and U.S. Coast Guard security programs in New York present a disturbing picture, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said. … Full Article

Brooklyn GOP joint operations field office opens in Dyker Heights

The Brooklyn Republican Party and its chairman Ted Ghorra hosted the grand opening of their new joint operations field office in Dyker Heights on Saturday. … Full Article

Treyger points to another sign of post-Sandy rebuilding

A recent move by the city to get rid of a temporary boiler it had placed at P.S./I.S. … Full Article

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