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1232 74th St. is one of the 44 addresses listed by the elected officials in their letter to DOB. Photo via Google Maps

Pols allege ‘blind eye’ to illegal conversion complaints from DOB

April 4 | Meaghan McGoldrick

Southern Brooklyn residents are “turning blue” waiting for the Department of Buildings to address almost 50 alleged illegal home conversions in Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, a band of local politicians contends. The group – made up of Councilmember Justin Brannan, U.S. Rep Max Rose, state Sen. Andrew Gounardes and Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus – alleges […]

Gounardes to intro ‘Golden Rule’ bill to keep campaign funds out of family businesses

February 19 | By Meaghan McGoldrick Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A pair of Brooklyn pols will hold a rally Wednesday in support of a new bill dubbed “The Golden Rule” – seemingly named after former state Sen. Marty Golden – which would restrict the use of campaign funds at businesses owned by the candidates’ family. The bill is set to be introduced in the state legislature by […]

Dyker homeowners seek Cuomo’s help to lower property taxes

February 5 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Carl Esposito’s property tax bill is going to be $9,600 this year — and he’s not happy about it. “It went up $1,200 from last year,” he said. Esposito, a resident of 64th Street in Dyker Heights, said his parents paid $35,000 when they bought the three-family house in 1961. Today, the home is worth much […]