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Transportation Sign put up near the Belt Parkway by former Borough President Marty Markowitz. (Photo: Kai Brinker / Flickr)
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The Belt Parkway, which follows the coast of southern Brooklyn and finishes in Queens, was the greatest source of pothole-related claims against the city during a six-year period that ended last month, according to Comptroller Scott Stringer. An analysis by Stringer’s office released Thursday found that 12,286 so-called “pothole” claims were filed against the city between fiscal…

News & Features A Brooklyn resident receiving an award from the comptroller.
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City Comptroller Scott Stringer celebrated Russian-speaking immigrants in Brooklyn on Tuesday and honored four members of the community for their leadership in business, culture, and civic engagement. Russian conversations, occasionally sprinkled with some Yiddish, filled the crowded dining room at the Tatiana Garden, which sits on the boardwalk overlooking Brighton Beach. “You can’t say ‘Russian community’…

News & Features Deutsch, Crowley, Stringer and victims who were reimbursed.
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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 vehicles caused by Department of Transportaiton roadwork, and to raise awareness of victim assistance programs. The duo held a press conference on Ocean Avenue and Avenue M, near where 11 cars…

Events New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer
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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 Public School 195, 131 Irwin Street, corner of Hampton Avenue. As the city’s Chief Financial Officer, Stringer revealed in his audit of Build It Back that “City-paid consultants earned millions doing…

News & Features Trump Village Shopping Center Renderings at Neptune Avenue. Photo by Neal Storman
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Developer Rubin Schron’s plan to build a skyscraper in Coney Island is not going over well with residents. More than 700 Coney Island community members filled an auditorium at Abraham Lincoln High School (2800 Ocean Parkway) Wednesday night to hear from environmental experts and developers, and to demand answers regarding the 40-story residential and commercial tower to be…

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The city has approved a plan to replace a total of 7,600 outdated pay phone booths with sleek public WiFi kiosks in all five boroughs, including 586 in Brooklyn that will be completed by 2019. The city’s Franchise and Concession Review Committee signed an updated version of their contract with LinkNYC Wednesday – which initially proposed a two-tier system for…

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Thirty percent of Brooklyn households lack high-speed internet at home, keeping residents from accessing crucial resources for school, work and business, with Kensington and Borough Park being the areas in Brooklyn most lacking when it comes to the digital divide, according to a new report from city Comptroller Scott Stringer. Stringer’s report, “Internet Inequality: Broadband Access…

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After Sheepshead Bites’ report yesterday about a swastika appearing on the American Legion building at 300 Avenue X, elected officials condemned the hateful act and authorities rushed to have it investigated and removed today. Members of the Marlboro Memorial Post 1437 American Legion chapter were apparently unaware of the graffiti. Councilman Mark Treyger’s office visited the site…

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