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Golden collects electronic trash for recycling

Bay Ridge residents came to a church parking lot on a recent Saturday afternoon to drop off their old television sets, worn out computers and obsolete VCRs for state Sen. Marty Golden, who gladly accepted the out-of-date electronic devices. No, Golden hasn’t become a collector of antiques. … Full Article
Green cab drivers give their take on the presidential election

NYC's green cab drivers give their take on the presidential election

Following the election, the Brooklyn Eagle spoke with green cab drivers, many of whom are immigrants, to hear their thoughts on the election and the future of America. Green cabs operate mainly in the outer boroughs. … Full Article

Pols push housing bill after city vacates another Dyker Heights home

Elected officials pushing legislation to crack down on landlords of illegally converted homes seized upon a vacate order issued by the Department of Buildings (DOB) on a Dyker Heights house on Nov. … Full Article

Donovan supporters celebrate the congressman’s win on election night

On Tuesday night, Bay Ridge Manor was packed with friends and supporters of U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, a Republican, who defeated Democratic challenger Richard A. Reichard for the 11th Congressional District.   … Full Article

Brooklyn proves unfriendly to election challengers

A closer look at the results from Tuesday’s election shows that once again Brooklyn was inhospitable territory to challengers seeking to oust incumbents. … Full Article

Election 2016: Long lines, eager voters in Brooklyn

Polling places in Downtown Brooklyn, Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill and Brooklyn Heights were packed with eager voters on Tuesday starting even before the official opening hour of 6 a.m. … Full Article
Hillary call center

Young and old cold call for Clinton in Downtown Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Eagle visited a call center for Hillary Clinton in Downtown Brooklyn on Friday, just days before the election, to ask volunteers why they were backing Clinton. … Full Article

Richardson’s arrest won’t ruin re-election chances

State Assemblymember Diana Richardson, who rocked the political establishment when she won her seat in a special election in May of 2015, stands an excellent chance of winning today’s election despite the fact that she was arrested four days before Election Day and charged with assaulting h … Full Article

Brooklyn Democrats gather for pre-election Friday breakfast

Unity, cautious optimism and proximity to the best cheesecake in New York City were the overriding themes at Steve Cohn’s annual pre-election Friday breakfast that brought prominent Democratic Party office holders, strategists and supporters to Junior’s Restaurant.  … Full Article

Veterans tell Donovan VA needs overhaul

The problems associated with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including long waits to receive care at VA hospitals and delays in paperwork to obtain benefits, were among the topics of discussion when U.S. Rep. … Full Article

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