Mill–Marine Courier & Canarsie Digest

Sampson keeps seat — for now

Politics: Indicted state Sen. John Sampson (D–Canarsie) won the general election by a substantial margin, despite facing trial for multiple counts of wrongdoing. Comment

Persaud prevails

Politics: Community activist Roxanne Persaud has won Canarsie’s 59th district’s vacant assembly seat by a landslide with nearly 74 percent of the vote. Comment

Broadway shines a light on Marine Park

Eighth graders at Marine Park’s IS 278 learned theater tips and tricks on Oct. 29 from Broadway’s Tommy Bracco, who starred in the show “Newsies.” The musical thespian led a dynamic dance workshop for 13- and 14-year-old students interested in the arts. Comment

School buses plague once-quiet street

Mill Basin residents say this right is wrong. Comment

Kennedy’s Restaurant is back!

The iconic Kennedy’s Restaurant in Breezy Point — destroyed by Hurricane Sandy — reopened on Oct. 29, exactly two years after the superstorm devastated the neighborhood. Comment

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