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Maimonides, One Of Brooklyn’s Most Stable Hospitals, Is In The Red

Maimonides Medical Center -- one of the borough's most stable hospitals -- is experiencing unusual mid-year losses, reports Crain's New York. Maimonides Medical Center reported a $7.2...

Subway And Bus Fare Hike Goes Into Effect On Sunday –...

Straphangers are going to be doling out more at the fare box, and motorists more at the toll booths, when the latest MTA hikes go...

City Council Proposes Funding For 13,000 New Bullet-Proof Vests For NYPD

Following the funerals of NYPD's Officer Rafael Ramos and Officer Wenjian Liu - who were shot dead in in their squad car last month - City Council...

Editorial: Deutsch’s “Participatory Governing” Concept No Replacement For Participatory Budgeting

Councilman Chaim Deutsch has touted his "participatory governing" approach as an alternative to participatory budgeting, but his first attempt - a governing workshop held...

Sheepshead Bay Library Featured In Video Appealing For More Library Funding

[vimeo 95529067 w=580 h=326] I guess it's not exactly the highest honor when they flash the Sheepshead Bay branch of the Brooklyn Public Library (2636...

Congresswoman Clarke Tells Albany To Send Resources To BK Neighborhoods Lacking...

It's not often you see a member of one of the nation's most dysfunctional legislative bodies appropriately shaming members of another dysfunctional legislative body,...

Tomorrow: Greenfield Invites Non-Profits For Workshop On Obtaining City Funding

As part of his ongoing effort to make the annual city budget funding process as transparent and open as possible, Councilman David G. Greenfield...

Which Dangerous Intersections Need Pedestrian Countdown Signals?

The following is an unaltered press release from the offices of Councilman David Greenfield: Councilman David G. Greenfield is inviting all community members to suggest...

Editorial: Having Won Third Term, Councilman Gentile Must Bring Home The...

Councilman Vincent Gentile won his third full-term to the City Council on Tuesday, but his re-election carries with it a promise to voters to...

Video: City Council Candidates Show Mixed Support For Participatory Budgeting At...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYzeYGOUyp4?rel=0] The leading candidates in the 48th District City Council race to replace term-limited Michael Nelson battled it out at the Manhattan Beach Jewish...

State Legislators Struggling To Find Budget-Friendly Rents For NYC District Offices

With the cost of renting out storefront property perpetually on the rise across the city, it comes as no surprise that many local politicians...

MTA Approves Fare Hike! Will Be $2.50 Per Ride, And $15...

Whether by car, bus or subway, getting around in New York City is about to become a little more expensive. The MTA Board approved the...

MTA Approves Fare Hike! Will Be $2.50 Per Ride, And $15...

Whether by car, bus or subway, getting around in New York City is about to become a little more expensive. The MTA Board approved the...

City Renews Attempt To Shutter Sheepshead Bay H.S.

The third time's the charm? New York City's school administrators seem to hope so. For the third time in three years, the Department of Education...

Tonight: Greenfield Hosts Participatory Budget Info Session, Gets Community Involved In...

The following is a press release from the offices of Councilman David Greenfield: Councilman David G. Greenfield is inviting community residents to attend a participatory...