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Storobin Sends Second Letter To Bloomberg About Voorhies Mosque

We wrote back in July about State Senator David Storobin's attempts to get the city to revisit the issue of the Islamic mosque and...

Storobin Urges Bloomberg To Reexamine Voorhies Mosque

State Senator David Storobin sent a letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, urging the city to reexamine alleged zoning issues surrounding the planned Islamic mosque...

Video: Akselrod Announces Campaign To Unseat Cymbrowitz

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qs9RjB6tgqk?rel=0] Conservative Democrat Ben Akselrod announced his campaign for State Assembly yesterday, setting the stage for a primary battle against incumbent Steven Cymbrowitz, who...

Markowitz Says Sheepshead Bay Mosque May Violate Zoning Laws

A letter from Borough President Marty Markowitz - dated January 4, 2012 - has surfaced, indicating his office may be sympathetic to Bay People's...

More Fliers Fly In Sheepshead Bay Mosque Controversy

These two fliers landed in my inbox this week, in the wake of a Brooklyn Supreme Court ruling that tossed out Bay People's lawsuit...

Sheepshead Bay Mosque Wins First Court Battle, Bay People Push Forward

A Kings County Supreme Court judge refused yesterday to issue an injunction against the proposed mosque at 2812 Voorhies Avenue that would have required...

Mosque Fence Vandalized After Bin Laden's Death

The construction fencing around the site of the proposed Voorhies Avenue mosque is sporting some new decorations: graffiti reading "He is dead" and happy...

Mosque Opponents Suspend Protests

Opponents of the Sheepshead Bay Islamic Cultural Center have suspended their daily protests after Department of Buildings inspectors shut down construction at 2812 Voorhies...

DOB Orders Mosque Construction Workers To Leave Site

The Department of Buildings has confirmed that inspectors visited the site of the Islamic Cultural Center (2812 Voorhies Avenue) today, and ordered all workers...

Sheepshead Mosque Opponents Launch Daily Protests

Opponents of the Islamic Cultural Center under construction at 2812 Voorhies Avenue plan to picket the project on a daily basis, the group Bay...

Sheepshead Bay Mosque Receives Permits To Build

It appears the long battle over the Voorhies Avenue Islamic Cultural Center is nearing an end, as the Department of Buildings has issued permits...

Community Board Considers Vote On Mosque

http://www.youtube.com/v/eEzBByl8a48?fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0 After months of trying, opponents to the proposed Sheepshead Bay Islamic Center nearly got what they've been demanding from Community Board 15: a vote. But...

Sheepshead Mosque Gets DOB's Final Approval

The Department of Buildings has lifted the controversial hold they placed on the proposed 2812 Voorhies Avenue mosque today, providing the ultimate green-light for...

DOB On Mosque: Additional Reviews "Not Uncommon"

A spokesperson for the Department of Buildings has told Sheepshead Bites that additional reviews of buildings are "not uncommon," and that the issues that...

City Delays Mosque Plans As Another Review Begins

After a year-long Department of Buildings review of the proposed Voorhies Avenue mosque finally passed examiner's muster last week, the city stunned the center's...