In the wake of two shooting deaths on the streets of Crown Heights during the West Indian celebration of J’ouvert early Labor Day morning, there had been talk among city officials to cancel n … Full Article

Cucco calls for ‘new dialogue’ in Trump Village project

The developer behind a proposed high-rise building at the former site of Trump Village Shopping Center in Coney Island should start talking to community residents about the massive project, and soon, a political candidate said. … Full Article

Nadler seeks to make salary information private

Bosses would be prohibited from asking job applicants about their salaries at previous companies if legislation set to be introduced in the House next week is eventually passed. … Full Article

Treyger-McCreight race enters home stretch

As the closely watched race for Democratic district leader of the 46th Assembly District (AD) entered the home stretch in anticipation of the Sept. 13 primary, candidates Mark Treyger and Chris McCreight each sought to establish an edge over his rival. … Full Article

Donovan warns of ‘patient brokering’ by drug clinics

Brokers aren’t just on Wall Street, according to U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who said there are brokers in the healthcare industry as well. Donovan expressed concern over what he said is a growing trend of “patient brokering” in the drug rehabilitation industry. … Full Article

Voting booth changes anger Brooklyn Heights residents

“The Board of Elections goofed,” said Toba Potosky, president of Cadman Towers in Brooklyn Heights. “They goofed two times.” … Full Article

Weiner, Abedin to separate after sexting revelation

Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin said Monday that she is separating from her husband,Anthony Weiner, after the former congressman was accused in yet another sexting scandal. … Full Article

Asian group backs Gentile illegal home conversion bill

Councilmember Vincent Gentile has picked up the support of a key group in Brooklyn in his fight to stop illegal home conversions in New York City. … Full Article

Gentile wants input into Bensonhurst Park fix-up plans

City Councilmember Vincent Gentile is looking for ideas on how to renovate Bensonhurst Park and he is reaching out to the public for input. … Full Article

Hikind has high hopes for Brooklyn College president

The often-troubled relationship between Brooklyn College and an outspoken Brooklyn lawmaker appears to be on the mend. … Full Article

Borough President to Local Colleges: Make us a Smart Gun

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams launched his Smart Gun Design Competition Tuesday, calling on students at local colleges to create a gun that can’t be fired by an unauthorized user — and offering a $1 million prize to the school team that can do it. … Full Article


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