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News Dan Foster and Borough President Eric Adams (Source: Borough President's Office)

Borough President Eric Adams honored Gerritsen Beach resident Dan Foster, a colorectal cancer survivor who has raised more than $185,000 for various cancer organizations, during a ceremony at Borough Hall this morning. Foster, a 19-year cancer survivor, is the founder of Dan’s 5K Fun Run, an annual event in Gerritsen Beach that has raised thousands…


Just as Congressman Anthony Weiner wasn’t permitted a peaceful resignation from the Ninth Congressional District, his replacement Bob Turner wasn’t permitted a peaceful inauguration. A former Marine dragged an Occupy Wall Street supporter out of a swearing-in ceremony for Republican Congressman Bob Turner after the activist began to heckle the newly-elected pol. “All I was…