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Legislators Collected Over 1,000 Signatures Opposing Bragg Street Halfway House
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Legislators Collected Over 1,000 Signatures Opposing Bragg Street Halfway House

Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein holding petitions opposing the Bragg Street halfway house. (Photo provided by Weinstein’s office)Local lawmakers announced Tuesday that they had collected more than 1,000 of signatures opposing a proposed halfway house on Bragg Street. Community leaders were blindsided in December [/local-pols-outraged-over-planned-halfway-house-near-schools-senior-centers/] when they received a

Protester Who Allegedly Assaulted Kings Bay Y Leader Charged With Hate Crime
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Protester Who Allegedly Assaulted Kings Bay Y Leader Charged With Hate Crime

Schraeder (l) and Petlakh (r) Source: Social media, via ForwardThe assault charges against Shawn Schraeder, who is accused of punching Kings Bay YM-YWHA Executive Director Leonard Petlakh [/vile-anti-semitic-hooligans-assault-kings-bay-y-director-leonard-petlakh/] in the face during a confrontation in front of the Barclay’s Center, have been upgraded as a hate crime. Brooklyn District

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Fidler Leads Fight To Lift Cell Phone Ban In Schools

Source: quinn.anya/FlickrCity Councilman Lew Fidler penned a letter to Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott last week demanding the abolition of the public school cell phone ban [http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/city-council-urges-schools-chancellor-dennis-walcott-repeal-cell-phone-ban-city-schools-article-1.1106711] , which has been in place since 2006. The letter, backed by 47 of the Council’

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