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R Train Free Tomorrow; Feds to Pay For Tunnel Repair

As a good will gesture to mark the first anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, riders will be allowed free access to the R train all day tomorrow (Tuesday, October 29) in Brooklyn. The R runs between Court Street in Brooklyn Heights and 95th Street in Bay Ridge on weekdays. In another development, the Eagle reports that […]

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Millman Easy Winner in Assembly Race

Incumbent Assembly Member Joan Millman easily withstood a challenge from Heights resident Doug Biviano to win the Democratic nomination for the 52nd Assembly District. With all precincts reporting, according to NY1, Millman has 6,828 votes, or 73.59% of the total, to Biviano’s 2,450, or 26.41%. In other significant local races, PolitickerNY reports that incumbent female […]

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Squadron’s Second Community Convention a Success; Schumer Presses FAA on Chopper Noise

In the opening remarks at his second annual Community Convention, held Sunday afternoon at Borough of Manhattan Community College, State Senator Daniel Squadron noted the changes that had occurred since his first Convention just over a year ago. The first Convention occurred at a time when, despite the economic crisis, many people felt encouraged by […]

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