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The Deadline To Comment On The Army Corps Storm Resiliency Plan...

The deadline to give input to the Army Corps of Engineers is November 17, but local politicians are pushing for it to be extended...

Comptroller To Host Town Hall At NY Aquarium On August 4

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer will host a town hall meeting on Thursday, August 4 at 6:30pm, at the New York Aquarium...

City Council Adopts Resolution Calling On LPC To Landmark Coney Island...

City Council unanimously adopted a resolution introduced by Councilman Mark Treyger and Councilman Chaim Deutsch -- as well as 48 other members of the Council...

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...

Following Shootout, Pols Call For Expanded Youth Services To Bring Down...

Local elected officials are calling on the city to address gun violence in Coney Island by expanding youth and employment services after a terrifying...

5 Cent Hot Dogs Bring Thousands To Nathan’s For 100th Anniversary

Thousands visited the Nathan's Famous flagship location on Surf Avenue Saturday to pay a nickel for a frankfurter during the company's 100th Anniversary. The company...

Local Pols Back Effort To Expand Youth Homeless Services

A group of local elected officials announced a new effort Wednesday to expand youth homeless services to more New Yorkers. Two bills, introduced by Assemblywoman...

Treyger Demands City Purchase Shuttered F.E.G.S. Building For Community Use

They want a community center, not condos! City Councilman Mark Treyger joined with scores of Coney Island residents Saturday to demand the city purchase a...

Treyger To Introduce Legislation To Protect Residents Against Fake Utility Workers

Less than two weeks after an 81-year-old Coney Island woman was roughed up and robbed by someone posing as a Con Ed emplyee, City...

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...

Cops To Crack Down On Coney Island’s Costumed Characters

In response to pressure from local politicians, the city is sending an additional 20 officers to Coney Island this summer to clear out costumed...

Sen. Golden’s New Bill Will Make Subway & Bus Crimes Easier...

Safety advocated are hailing a new law, sponsored by Senator Marty Golden and Assemblyman James Brennan, as an important tool in protecting commuters and...

Two Registered Sex Offenders Live At Marlboro Houses, Pols Blast NYCHA...

Elected officials railed against NYCHA Monday for allowing registered sex offenders to to live illegally in public housing -- including at least two at Gravesend's...

Cymbrowitz Bill To Protect Seniors And Disabled From Rent Hikes Signed...

A bill introduced by Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz to protect 5,000 seniors and people with disabilities from losing benefits that would protect them from rent...