City Councilman Vincent Gentile

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. (Credit: CBS 2)

City Councilman Wants Brooklyn Included In Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Anniversary Celebration

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is turning 50 later this year, but one City Councilman said Brooklyn isn’t getting its fair share of the spotlight in the November celebration.

09/10/2014

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

City Officials Call For Equal Toll System For New York City Bridges

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and City Councilman Vincent Gentile said they plan to introduce a resolution in the New York City Council that will call for a fair system of fares on both sides of New York City’s bridges.

02/08/2014

Bay Ridge sinkhole

70-Foot Deep Sinkhole Unleashes Brutal Smell On Bay Ridge

It’s gone from bad to worse. A massive sinkhole has turned from traffic nightmare to sickening situation in Brooklyn. A sewer main broke more than two months ago in Bay Ridge, creating a huge hole in the street.

09/14/2012

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NYC Bill Would Ban Discrimination Based On Employment Status

For many in this economy, the fact that they are unemployed isn’t their fault. But some people are being denied a new job because they currently are without one.

03/22/2012

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Lawmaker Takes Aim At City’s Hookah Bars

More and more hookah bars seem to be popping up across the city and one Brooklyn lawmaker is looking to put a stop to it.

10/25/2010