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Lawmakers ask NYPD for more school crossing guards

Neighborhoods like Greenpoint and Williamsburg have blossomed over the past decade into trendy, desirable places to live. … Full Article

Menchaca, Gentile to host unity rally in Sunset Park

Elected officials, local civic and religious leaders and community organizations will be gathering together at a Sunset Park catering hall for a special “Unity in the Community” event organized by two local lawmakers. … Full Article

Quaglione announces City Council run

In a move that sets up a potentially exciting three-candidate Republican primary, John Quaglione announced on Thursday that he will run for the City Council seat in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Donovan reappointed chairman of anti-terror subcommittee

In a move that signaled his strong standing with the House Republican leadership, U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan has been reappointed to serve as chairman of a key subcommittee dealing anti-terror policies. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge defies a president

Brooklyn’s federal court was at the center of a political maelstrom over the weekend following protests and chaos at airports around the country triggered by President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, issued late Friday. … Full Article

Golden co-sponsors Community Heroes Protection Act

New York state Sens. Marty Golden, Fred Akshar and Patrick Gallivan are sponsoring the Community Heroes Protection Act, which would designate crimes that specifically target police, firefighters and other emergency service workers as hate crimes. … Full Article

Tong enters crowded field in Bay Ridge council race

The race to succeed Councilmember Vincent Gentile is becoming more crowded by the day. In the latest development, Nancy Tong, the Democratic district leader in the 47th Assembly District (AD), threw her hat into the ring. … Full Article

Brooklyn officials jump into Trump immigration fight as federal judge issues stay

Brooklyn’s federal court and local officials were in the thick of it over the weekend following protests and chaos at airports around the country triggered by an executive order issued by President Donald Trump on Friday. … Full Article

NYC, Brooklyn officials defy Trump’s attack on illegal immigration

Many New York City officials and Brooklyn’s community leaders reacted with dismay and defiance to President Donald Trump’s attack on illegal immigrants via two executive orders on Wednesday. … Full Article

Women’s March start of something big, Menchaca says

Among the estimated 500,000 participants in the Women’s March on Washington were members of a new group called Love Trumps Hate Sunset Park. … Full Article

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