The Benevolent Builder: Rabbi Semah Levy Kadi a.h.

Transformation Of Early Child Care July 2016

Mayor Bloomberg recently announced the creation of EarlyLearn NYC, a new system that will transform early child care for children served by the City’s subsidized early childhood system. The system will standardize education and provide services such as nutrition, health and mental health services; child assessments; support services for children with special needs; and increased Read More »

By Dave Gordon

N Y C Bike Share Begins This Summer July 2016

New York City will soon have the country’s largest public bike sharing system. The new program, which is slated to begin in July in Manhattan and Brooklyn, is being run in collaboration with Citi, which is providing $41 million in funding. Around 10,000 bikes and 600 bike docking stations will be set up, operated by Read More »

By Dave Gordon

Brooklyn Scammers Pose As County Clerk July 2016

State Senator Martin J. Golden is alerting Brooklyn residents of two scam attempts involving the solicitation of personal information for fraudulent purposes. A local resident recently reported a phone call from someone claiming to work for the Kings County Clerk’s Office threatening that failure to provide personal information would result in the termination of their Read More »

By Dave Gordon

Coney Island Wonder Wheel Going Green July 2016

The iconic Ferris wheel at Coney Island, Wonder Wheel, is turning 92 this year and is going to enter the 21st century with an environmentally-friendly upgrade. The new additions, at a cost of $70,000, include a solar panel that will light up the corners of each car and give it the look and feel of Read More »

By Dave Gordon

Tax Free Home Improvements July 2016

People who make improvements to their homes to accommodate senior relatives or disabled people now qualify for a property tax exemption. The recent bill passed in the New York State Senate and was sponsored by Senator Martin Golden. Homeowners will be able to add extensions to their homes without having to pay higher taxes resulting Read More »

By Dave Gordon
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