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Bridge tolls up again
Vincent Gentile is asking again for a break in the tolls for Brooklyn like Staten Islanders get on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Staten Island residents with EZ-Pass pays just $5.74 to cross the bridge. People without a Staten Island residency pay $11.52 with EZ-Pass.
I agree. If they can do it for Staten Island residents, they could do it for Brooklyn as well. But then Queens and the other two boroughs will be asking for the same. I always said we shouldn't have to pay ANY toll to go from one borough to another in NYC, but that's in place and will never be undone.
They couldn't afford to lose that much money. How will they pay for union members pensions and benefits then? I'm sure that's where all the money is going. It sure isn't to make repairs, the bridge is a mess.
I guess we're just stuck with it.
Birthing Center for Bay Ridge
New birthing Center is now the 2nd one in Brooklyn. The other one is in Midwood. Called the Birthing Center of New York, it opened on March 10. It's located on 3rd Avenue between 67th and Senator strewets on the ground floor of the building owned by Volckening Inc, who has been there for decades.
Another choice other than a hospital, each of the four birthing rooms are decorated in pastel colors, with a sofa, TV shower and more. Very soothing and comfortable.
They are at 6700 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220 Phone 929-888-6996. They have a website: nybirthingcenter.com with pics and more information.
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