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City Councilman Mark Treyger speaks at a news conference about Superstorm Sandy flood claims on March 1, 2015 in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Officials: Sandy Victims Should Refile Flood Claims After Firms Accused Of Fraud

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and City Councilman Mark Treyger, D-Brooklyn, want a special monitor to be established by the attorney general to review every single case.

03/01/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio attends the Rev. Al Sharpton's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in Harlem on Jan. 19, 2015. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Sharpton, Adams Defend De Blasio At Separate MLK Events

At a seperate MLK Day event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Borough President Eric Adams, a former NYPD captain, also stuck up for the mayor.

01/19/2015

Brooklyn residents line up to speak during meeting on police-community relations (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Residents Suggest Ways To Improve Police-Community Relations At Public Meeting

The public spoke for two hours, asking for economic opportunities, recreational programs for youths and respectful treatment from all officers.

01/18/2015

Brooklyn Borough President, Civil Right Attorney Norman Siegel and students announce town hall meeting and Google hangouts to talk about police relations (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Officials To Host Town Hall Meetings In Effort To Ease Police-Community Tensions

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and attorney Norman Siegal said they’re inviting protesters, residents, and off-duty NYPD officers to participate.

01/11/2015

The Parachute Jump is ready for New Year's in Coney Island, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Dec. 31. (Credit: CBS2)

Coney Island New Year’s Eve Celebration Features Fireworks, Countdown

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, City Councilman Mark Treyger and the Alliance for Coney Island are hosting the event Wednesday night.

12/31/2014

Police outside the Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters in Brooklyn. (credit: CBS2)

Security Stepped Up At Brooklyn Synagogue After Stabbing

Police are increasing security at a Brooklyn synagogue after authorities said a mentally ill man stabbed a student in the head before being shot and killed by police.

12/10/2014

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Turns 50

Staten Island Officials Boycott 50th Anniversary Of Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Staten Island’s politicians are boycotting the anniversary ceremony Friday because of a proposed toll hike announced earlier this week.

11/21/2014

Gowanus residents protest a parole facility. (Credit: CBS2)

Safety Among Concerns For Gowanus Residents Protesting Parole Facility

If the state has its way thousands of state parolees will start reporting to a massive facility on Second Ave in January, but a lawsuit from neighbors is trying to stop that from happening.

11/20/2014

A Brooklyn shop owner says his business was torn apart by a group of rowdy teenagers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Search Continues For Teen Suspects Who Vandalized Brooklyn Deli

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and other elected and interfaith religious leaders gathered Tuesday to denounce a recent attack by a group of teens who ransacked a Crown Heights deli and butcher shop.

10/14/2014

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito speaks at a news conference on Sept. 23, 2014, in which religious leaders and lawmakers denounced anti-Muslim ads being placed on New York City buses and at subway stations. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Politicians, Religious Leaders Denounce Anti-Muslim Bus Ads

Religious and political leaders of all faiths and backgrounds gathered on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday to denounce anti-Muslim ads set to appear on New York City buses and at subway stations.

09/23/2014

Nurses rally in Manhattan on Sept. 17, 2014, in support of a state bill that would set minimum staffing levels for nurses. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

New York Nurses Press For Higher Staffing Levels

About 700 nurses and supporters participated in a boisterous lunchtime rally outside the offices of the Greater New York Hospital Association Wednesday to press for higher staffing levels.

09/17/2014

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

Police Union Leader Blasts Mayor Bill De Blasio’s Brooklyn DNC Bid

Ed Mullins, president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, said he does not support the mayor’s call to bring the convention to the Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn.

08/26/2014

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hands out fliers on water safety on the Coney Island boardwalk on July 23, 2014. (credit:  Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Officials Call For Water Safety Reforms After 10-Year-Old Girl Drowns On Coney Island

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, City Councilman Mark Treyger and others spent the morning passing out fliers with water safety tips, not far from where Takara McDuffy drowned Tuesday.

07/23/2014

A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD’s Miller: No Likely Terror Connection In Brooklyn Bridge White Flag Placement

American flags are once again flying on top of the Brooklyn Bridge after someone replaced the flags sometime overnight with what appeared to be whitewashed or faded versions of Old Glory.

07/22/2014

Prospect Park Lake (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Borough President, Nonprofit Urge Swimming Safety After Drowning

In the wake of the drowning death of a toddler in Prospect Park, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and a nonprofit swimming education group have joined together to urge proper water safety.

07/07/2014

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