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Savino Introduces ‘Caroline’s Law’ To Penalize Those Who Share Photos Of...

Senator Diane Savino re-introduced “Caroline’s Law” last week, creating a class A misdemeanor for public servants who distribute photographs of crime victims outside of their official...

Joseph Hayon, Midwood Republican Who Ran On Family Values Platform, Confesses...

A Midwood-based GOP operative and perennial candidate for elected office on a "family values" platform, Joseph Hayon, was arrested Friday and allegedly confessed to...

Local Pols Push To Restore Ocean Parkway Speed Limit To 30...

Councilmen David Greenfield and Mark Treyger are urging Mayor Bill de Blasio to restore the Ocean Parkway speed limit to 30 miles per hour after...

Senator Diane Savino Bill Takes On ‘Subway Grinders’

Senator Diane Savino is cracking down on sleezy straphangers. The senator passed her “subway grinder” bill today which creates a felony charge for anyone who sexually assault commuters on...

Sandy Recovery Jobs Now Available Through Coney Island’s Workforce1 Program

A new employment center for low- and middle-income residents of Sandy-impacted areas opened its doors in Coney Island last week. One hundred free apprenticeship vouchers...

Greenfield Partners With Doe Fund To Clean Up Midwood And Borough...

Councilman David Greenfield announced at a press conference Thursday that his office is partnering with the Doe Fund -- a non-profit that provides homeless...

Donovan Wins Congressional Seat In Special Election

The numbers are in. Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan sailed to victory over opponent Councilman Vincent Gentile in last night's special election. Republican Donovan took 60...

Councilman And Comptroller Team Up To Win Reimbursements For Neighbors Who...

Councilman Chaim Deutsch and City Comptroller Scott Stringer hit Midwood's street on Friday to tout a handful of city reimbursements to neighbors for damage to their...

Deutsch To Host Town Hall On Making Neighborhood More Age-Friendly

I'm old, and I think the Sheepshead Bay subway station ought to have an elevator to make my life easier. Also, as a venerable tricenarian, I...

Tomorrow: Community Board 15 To Hold Hearing On Avenue R Home...

Community Board 15 is meeting tomorrow, April 28, at 7:00pm at Kingsborough Community College  (2001 Oriental Boulevard) in the faculty dining room. Please note the change in...

Important Deadlines & Dates For The Special Election To Replace Congressman...

With exactly two weeks left until the May 5 special election for the 11th Congressional District seat, it's time to start thinking about who...

Treyger Calls On FEMA To Conduct Review Of Insurance Companies Underpaying...

In the wake of multiple reports that insurance companies underpaid Superstorm Sandy victims by altering damage assessment forms -- from Manhattan Beach and Coney...

City Comptroller Scott Stringer To Be Guest Speaker At Next MBCG...

City Comptroller Scott Stringer will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Manhattan Beach Community Group, Wednesday, April 22, 8:00pm at...

Pushback In City Council Over Treyger’s Biking And Texting Legislation

The City Council took up Councilman Mark Treyger's controversial biking and texting bill this week, which seeks to fine cyclists caught using mobile devices while riding. Biking...

Donovan Fumbles Over Minimum Wage In Testy Televised Debate

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 Things got heated Tuesday night at NY1's live televised debate between Staten Island DA Daniel Donovan and Councilman Vincent Gentile at the College of Staten...