Albany Republicans released a redistricting map on Jan. 27 that would change Brooklyn’s political landscape, giving state Sen. Marty Golden a lot more real estate, creating an “Orthodox district” in Midwood and Borough Park, and ripping disgraced state Sen. Carl Kruger’s district off the map. Republicans claim that the new lines make sense, but Democrats say that the entire map has to be thrown out and redrawn in a non-partisan way. We asked the two candidates vying for Kruger’s district to weigh in: Comment.
Graffiti writers scribbled what appears to be KISS makeup on beloved statues of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus that have greeted parishioners outside of Williamsburg’s Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church for more than 60 years. Comments (2).