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Senator Martin Golden, in partnership with the Southwest Brooklyn Parks Task Force, has announced the complete lineup of free concerts set to take stage at local parks this summer. The concert series kicks off on Tuesday, July 7, with Out Of The Blue playing at Shore Road Park. The series of 15 concerts will feature…

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Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced Tuesday that New York City will become the second major urban school district in the nation, after San Francisco, to close on Lunar New Year in the official school calendar. In the upcoming 2015-16 school year, schools will close on February 8 for the Lunar…

News & Features State Senator Marty Golden (Photo By Erica Sherman)
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The state’s laws regulating rent increases and eviction policies for the more than two million New Yorkers who live in rent-regulated housing — including thousands of our neighbors — expired Monday night after Albany lawmakers could not reach an agreement to extend them. The move has been met with vehement condemnation from city officials, including…

News & Features Senator Golden speaks at the Holocaust Remembance Event organized by the Stop Anti-Semitism Foundation.
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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 on Tuesday. The first bill creates a new crime for the aggravated assault of a police or peace officer when a person is aided by two or more people at a protest. This amendment to the…

News & Features State Senator Marty Golden (Photo By Erica Sherman)
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As Republican state senators negotiate over strengthened rent regulations passed by the Democratic-led State Assembly in Albany last month, several immigrant groups are urging Senator Marty Golden, one of New York’s two Republican senators, to take a stand in favor of stronger rent laws. In a letter sent to Golden on Monday, the Alliance for Tenant Power, the Arab American Association…

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Phones scammers targeting New Yorkers are getting more sophisticated than ever, pols warned this week. The latest scam threatens victims with arrest for unpaid taxes or utility fees, unless a payment is made through a debit card easily purchased at local stores. The calls are disguised to appear on caller ID screens as numbers belonging to the Internal…

Arts & Culture A neighbor holds a photo of a victims at the Holocaust Remembance Event organized by the Stop Anti-Semitism Foundation.
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Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, passed last week and was observed on Sunday with two local events remembering the victims of the Nazi atrocities. Ruth Lichtenstein, a daughter of Holocaust survivors and founder of Project Witness, a survivors’ resource center, and Dr. Richard Tomback, Kingsborough Community College’s director of Holocaust Studies, spoke to students from several…

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The students at Mark Twain School for the Gifted and Talented I.S. 239 (2401 Neptune Avenue) got a very special guest last week. Academy Award-nominated director Darren Aronofsky was inducted into the Coney Island junior high school’s Alumni Hall of Fame at a March 26 ceremony, during which Senator Marty Golden presented a New York State…

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