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New York State Conservative Party Chairperson Mile Long (left), pictured with former Brooklyn Conservative Party head Jerry Kassar at a Bay Ridge event, says the pay raise for legislators is unfair to taxpayers. Eagle file photo by Paula Katinas

Albany pay hikes costs taxpayers, Conservative leader says

December 10 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

It’s not that Mike Long doesn’t want members of the New York State Legislature to get a pay raise. It’s just that Long, the Bay Ridge resident who chairs the New York State Conservative Party, thinks the salary increase is going to be hard on taxpayers. The pay hike is hard to swallow because it’s […]

The beautiful displays of Christmas lights in Dyker Heights are a popular event, but some in the neighborhood are worried the community-wide show has grown too large. Eagle photo by Steve Solomonson

Not everyone is merry about Dyker Heights Christmas lights

December 10 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Behind the twinkling lights, there is tension. Longtime residents of Dyker Heights have expressed concern over the size and scope of the Dyker Heights Christmas lights display and are questioning whether the city can adequately handle the crush of tourists who descend on the residential neighborhood every December. No one is trying to spoil the […]

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association and president Joseph Vasile (right) invited attorney Raymond L. Liebman to its most recent meeting where he lectured on 1031 real estate exchanges. Eagle photos by Mario Belluomo

Bay Ridge Lawyers meeting covers 1031 real estate exchanges

December 6 | By Rob Abruzzese, Legal Editor Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association recently invited a real estate attorney with 40 years of experience to lecture on 1031 real estate exchanges, common with multi-family homes sales, during its monthly meeting in Dyker Heights on Wednesday, Nov. 28. Raymond L. Liebman started his career as a certified public accountant over 40 years ago and […]