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Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis and her former opponent, Adam Baumel, said they agree on many issues facing the city and state. Eagle photo by Paula Katinas

Malliotakis, Baumel break bread weeks after facing each other in Assembly election

December 17 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Bucking the Trump-era political divisiveness of the country, a Republican Assembly member and the Democratic opponent she defeated in November got together to break bipartisan bread over lunch in a Bay Ridge diner Friday afternoon and found, to their delight, that they agreed on many issues. Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, whose district includes parts of Bay […]

Christopher Safi. Photo courtesy of Christopher Safi

Local teen collecting toys for cancer hospital that saved his life

December 17 | By Meaghan McGoldrick Brooklyn Daily Eagle

One local teenager is giving back in a big way to a hospital close to his heart. Sixteen-year-old Bay Ridge native Christopher Safi is spending his holidays collecting toys for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan, a hospital he spent some time in as a child. Safi was diagnosed with a rare type of […]

Max Rose, who won in November, could face former Congressmember Michael Grimm when he runs for re-election in two years. Photo courtesy of Max Rose’s campaign

Rose fundraising letter warns of Grimm 2020 challenge

December 13 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Democratic Congressmember-elect Max Rose hasn’t even been sworn into office yet and already potential Republican challengers appear to be gearing up to run against him in 2020. Rose’s campaign sent out a fundraising letter warning of potential challenges from Michael Grimm or other Republicans. Grimm, the former Congress member, couldn’t be reached for comment. But […]