1:00am, November 7 – Declared winners in Bay Ridge so far are all incumbents – Representatives Michael Grimm and Jerry Nadler, State Senator Diane Savino, and Assemblyman Felix Ortiz. 1:30am, November 7 – State Senator Marty Golden and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis have also been declared winners in their reelection bids. 1:55am, November 7 – Alec [...]
On Tuesday September 25, at 7:30 p.m. the Great Bay Ridge Debate will pit major party candidates for four different local public offices against each other. It’s incumbent versus challenger, as the hallowed halls of Xaverian High School play host to a colossal contest of policy in order to help you decide who to cast your vote for this November.
Terrestrial forms of transportation have always proved a challenge in New York City. After all, a densely populated metropolis occupying several islands – in addition to the mainland United States, has often called for bridges, tunnels, and trams where other settlements built simple overland roads.
However, with our aging transportation infrastructure struggles to keep up with population growth, New York – and Brooklyn’s – legacy as home to one of the world’s largest natural harbors, could prove a help rather than a hindrance in the quest for a more efficient and diversified mass transit system.
A bipartisan group of local elected officials, including Democrats such as State Senator Diane Savino, State Assemblymen Alec Brook-Krasny and Steve Cymbowitz, City Councilman Vincent Gentile, as well as Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, are calling for the very popular East River Ferry service to be expanded to Southern Brooklyn, writes Paul Katinas in a *moving* article for the Brooklyn Eagle.