James Nania, the chairman of Brooklyn's 107th annual American Independence Day Parade Committee has announced civic leader and Brooklyn journalist Ted General has been designated the Grand Marshal, and will lead the parade on Saturday, June 30th, starting at 12 noon. Parade route will be along upper 13th Avenue to 86th Street, in Dyker Heights. General, who pens the column, 'Generally Speaking' for two Brooklyn southwest newspapers is a local historian and author.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) is today announcing that the Metropolitan Transit Authority has scheduled the Metro Card Van to visit his Bay Ridge District Office, located at 7408-5th Avenue, on Monday, March 5, 2012 from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
The Metro Card Bus will enable the local residents to take care of all their Metro Card business at the Metro Card Bus, whether it's applying for or refilling a Reduced-Fare Metro Card, buying or refilling a regular Metro Card, or asking a Metro Card related question. Senator Golden assures residents that they will receive prompt and attentive service.
For more information, please contact Senator Golden’s community office at (718) 238-6044.
Lutheran Medical Center Ambulance to Highlight Mobile Safe Stop Program
Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes, The 13th Avenue Merchants Association, and Lutheran Medical Center will host a press conference, tomorrow, Friday, February 17, 2012, at 1:00 p.m., to announce the addition of fifteen stores along 13th Avenue to the Safe Stop program, at Kaktus, 7511 13th Avenue, in Brooklyn.
In addition, a Lutheran Medical Center ambulance will be at the event to showcase their mobile Safe Stop Program. Lutheran Medical Center was the first hospital in Brooklyn to receive a Safe Stop designation by the District Attorney late last year.