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(From left) Ross Brady, Kings County Conservative Party treasurer; Assemblyman Lester Chang; and Richie Barsamian, chairman, Kings County Republican Party at Chang Fundraiser.Photos: Wayne Daren Schneiderman

Brooklyn republican assemblyman boosts his support among Chinese constituents

November 19 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman
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SUNSET PARK — The atmosphere and aura in the room was that of unity, optimism and overwhelming support as hundreds congregated in Sunset Park’s Pacificana restaurant on Thursday evening to show their devotion via fundraiser to a man whose mantra encompasses change. Assemblyman Lester Chang, who beat longtime Democratic incumbent Peter Abbate last year, winning the […]

New Sunset Park Library and Apartments opens

November 15 | Special from the Brooklyn Public Library

SUNSET PARK — Brooklyn Public Library and Fifth Avenue Committee cut the ribbon on the new Sunset Park Library and Apartments. The historic project, the first of its kind in New York City, establishes a new development model under which the creation of 100 percent affordable housing is paired with new and expanded public library […]

Sunset Park storage fire draws attention to danger of lithium-ion batteries

October 24 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman

SUNSET PARK — E-bikes were the culprit of a three-alarm fire that began in a Sunset Park storage facility this past Sunday afternoon, according to FDNY officials, injuring one firefighter in the process. The flames erupted at around noon in one of the units at the Stop & Stor self-storage building at 534 63rd Street, […]