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ACUS’ Warren Chan Throws Support Behind Illegal Home Conversion Bill

The head of a social service agency serving Bensonhurst's Asian American community says he's been converted when it comes illegal home conversions. Warren Chan, executive director of Asian...

Pooling Water At Abandoned Bath Beach Construction Site Poses Public Health...

An abandoned construction site in Bath Beach has been pooling with rainwater for more than a year, posing a health risk for residents, according to...

Billy Thai Campaign Draws Powerful Allies Thanks To A Common Foe

The fight for control of the 47th Assembly District has created some unexpected bedfellows, thanks to a common enemy: Assemblyman William Colton. Several key political players in southern...

Metal Flies Off Roof Of Half-Finished Southwest Brooklyn Waste Transfer Station...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRfcU9kTkNI&feature=youtu.be The fierce winds earlier this week caused a six-foot long piece of metal to blow off the roof of the nearly-completed Southwest Brooklyn Waste Transfer...

MTA Considers Reinstating X28 Weekend Service

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is seriously considering restoring a weekend express bus service to Manhattan which was discontinued in 2010 as part of MTA budget cuts. The...

Southern Brooklyn Elected Officials Blast Mayor For Failing Calvert Vaux

In time for summer, elected officials from southern Brooklyn are once again calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration to make good on the...

Colton Blasts ‘Imposter’ Billy Thai For Misleading Leaflets

Mysterious leaflets associating Billy Thai -- a challenger for the 47th Assembly District male district leader seat -- with Assemblyman William Colton and Female District Leader...

Elected Officials Push For Russian And French Creole Interpreters At Polling...

Local elected officials have rallied around efforts to add Russian and French Creole interpreters and translations at polling stations. Following the presidential primary debacle, in...

Marlboro Houses To Get $3 Million In Kitchen, Picnic & Recreation...

Residents of Gravesend's Marlboro Houses will soon get $3 million in home improvements, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz  and Assemblyman William Colton have announced. The two lawmakers, who share representation...

After 10 Years Of Complaints, DOT Removes ‘No Parking’ Signs Around...

Following requests from Councilman Mark Treyger and Assemblyman William Colton, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has removed “No Standing” and "No Parking" signs on two sides of PS...

Thousands Protest Conviction Of Ex-Officer Peter Liang: ‘No Selective Justice!’ [Video]

https://youtu.be/M4tVlLtakic Chants of “Justice, justice!” and “No scapegoat!” rang out in Downtown Brooklyn Saturday as local pols and representatives from Chinese American organizations gave impassioned...

The Questions We Didn’t Get To Ask At The Mayor’s Bay...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wh5Xw4xttZM When we heard Mayor Bill de Blasio was headed to Bay Ridge for a town hall Tuesday evening, his first appearance in southern Brooklyn since taking office in...

DOT Agrees To Install Low Clearance Signs On 86th Street

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nB3-U0szuYw The Department of Transportation (DOT) responded to requests from Assemblyman William Colton and Councilman Mark Treyger for signage under the D line. Following a series...

Mayor Shuns Southern Brooklyn’s Transit Needs In Favor Of Fancy Streetcar,...

Elected officials slammed the mayor's plan to build a fancy streetcar along the East River waterfront as further proof the city is willfully neglecting the transportation needs...

Job Alert: Colton’s Office Urges Residents To Become Poll Workers

Assemblyman William Colton is encouraging residents of southwestern Brooklyn to become more involved in the political process by applying to become election day workers. There are a...