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Alec Brook-Krasny, First Russian-American Assemblyman, To Resign On July 7

Looks like we might have another special election on our hands. Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny, the first Soviet-born member of the state legislature, plans to resign from...

Golden Cracks Down On Assault Of Police Officers And Medical Personnel

A series of bills, introduced by Senator Marty Golden to create better protections for law enforcement officers and emergency medical service personnel, were approved by the New York State Senate...

Gravesend Pol, Union Calls On MTA To Add Limited B1 Service

Assemblyman William Colton and the Transport Workers Union are calling on the MTA to implement a weekday, limited service for the beleaguered B1...

New Catch Basin Law Will Bring Much-Needed Relief To Neighbors Dealing...

For neighbors who have long dealt with flooding in our area, a new law could bring some relief to our waterlogged streets. Mayor Bill de...

Reminder: Sheepshead Bay – Plumb Beach Civic Meeting Tonight

Got a problem on your block? Share it with neighbors at the Sheepshead Bay - Plumb Beach Civic Association meeting, and get assistance finding...

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...