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Southern Brooklyn Elected Officials Blast Mayor For Failing Calvert Vaux
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Southern Brooklyn Elected Officials Blast Mayor For Failing Calvert Vaux

Calvert Vaux ParkIn time for summer, elected officials from southern Brooklyn are once again calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration to make good on the city’s commitment [/de-blasio-criticized-for-abandoning-bloomberg-plan-for-calvert-vaux-park/#.V2K5D-YrI9c] to pour $40 million into Gravesend’s Calvert Vaux Park. Councilman Mark Treyger, Borough President Eric Adams, Senator

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

Police investigating a shooting in Coney Island on June 5. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)Local elected officials are calling on the city to address gun violence in Coney Island by expanding youth and employment services after a terrifying shootout [http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2016/06/gunfire-erupts-at-crowded-intersection-in-coney-island/] occurred this week

Treyger To Introduce Legislation To Protect Residents Against Fake Utility Workers
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Treyger To Introduce Legislation To Protect Residents Against Fake Utility Workers

City Councilman Mark Treyger. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)Less than two weeks after an 81-year-old Coney Island woman was roughed up and robbed [http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2016/03/burglar-posing-as-con-ed-worker-robs-81-year-old-woman-at-knifepoint/] by someone posing as a Con Ed emplyee, City Councilman Mark Treyger announced he will introduce legislation to keep

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

Image via Friends of Brooklyn Queens Connector.Elected officials slammed the mayor’s plan to build a fancy streetcar [http://parkslopestoop.com/blog/politics/brooklyn-queens-connector-streetcar-may-become-reality-under-mayors-2-5-billion-proposal/] along the East River waterfront as further proof the city is willfully neglecting the transportation needs of southern Brooklyn residents. Following Mayor Bil de Blasio’

Two Registered Sex Offenders Live At Marlboro Houses, Pols Blast NYCHA For Failing Residents
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Two Registered Sex Offenders Live At Marlboro Houses, Pols Blast NYCHA For Failing Residents

The report found there are two sex offenders living in the Marlboro Houses. (Source: Google Maps)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 Marlboro Houses [/in-list-of-citys-worst-housing-projects-marlboro-houses-ranks-41st-out-of-349/] . Following a report released last week

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