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Golden says his hit-run bill is gaining momentum in Albany

State Sen. Marty Golden (R-Bay Ridge-southern Brooklyn) said he is confident a proposal he made last year for stricter penalties against hit-run drivers will become law, now that other legislators have joined his cause.  … Full Article

Bensonhurst foodies can’t wait for Red Mango to open

Is Bensonhurst becoming a foodie’s paradise? Well, not quite. But the neighborhood that used to be known mainly for its pizzerias has come a long way in recent years, according to civic leaders. … Full Article

Councilman says city is stiffing special education tutors

The city's Department of Education is cheating private contractors out of money, according to a Brooklyn lawmaker, who is demanding that the agency make amends. … Full Article

Shelly Reuben turns from mystery to fables at BookMark Shoppe

Shelly Reuben, a writer who has published several novels dealing with crime, mystery, and suspense, is branching out with her latest work. … Full Article

Do you have what it takes to be state senator (for a day)?

Marty Golden is looking for his replacement.  Well, someone to take his place for a day, anyway. Golden, a state senator, (R-Bay Ridge-southern Brooklyn) announced that he is sponsoring his 11th Annual Senator for a Day Essay Contest for students in his district. … Full Article

TORAH FOUND! Dov Hikind praises police

Assemblyman Dov Hikind is praising police officers at the 66th Precinct in Brooklyn for their help in recovering a stolen Torah worth $30,000. … Full Article

Police search for stolen Torah worth $30,000

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a stolen Torah worth $30,000. Police say it was inside a car reported stolen Saturday evening in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Hispanics lash Malliotakis over illegal immigrant remarks

By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle … Full Article

Charity hunts ‘Frankie’s Heroes’ in cancer fight

When Dyker Heights teenager Francesco Loccisano was undergoing cancer treatments at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer center in 2006 and 2007, he made sure to visit children in the hospital, his mother, Ca … Full Article

Teacher evaluation fiasco costs NYC school kids millions

And poof, it was gone. The failure of the New York City officials and the United Federation of Teachers to agree on a teacher evaluation system by Thursday night’s deadline has led to the loss of $250 million in state aid for city schools possibly another $200 million in future grants. … Full Article


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