December 7, 2017 RSS feed / Other News

Santa Trades His Sleigh For A Bike

Seniors of Four Seasons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1555 Rockaway Parkway, watched as Santa Claus rolled up on his Christmas motorcycle for Sunday’s 29th Annual Senior Citizen Run. More...

Starrett City Rap Star Laid To Rest

Friends and relatives of Kahliq “Stacks Money” Ali Francis filled Guarino Funeral Home, located at 9222 Flatlands Avenue, last Thursday to pay respects to the local rap star and offer condolences to his family. More...

Suspects Charged In Floating Body Murder Case

Police have finally found the murder suspect in a Mafia-style hit – a corpse found floating in a body bag off Avenue U near East 58th Street – that took place last summer. More...

Brookdale Celebrates Grand Opening Of New Infusion Center

Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center is working hard to bring the best medical care to Brooklyn residents by continually improving their services. More...

NCO Program Touted At Council Meeting

It’s rare for a 63rd Precinct Community Council meeting to lack complaints, but residents praised the hard work of the Neighborhood Coordination Officers (NCOs) for successfully handling a slew of issues since the program’s rollout in the More...

Family And Friends Mourn Officer’s Death One Year Later

December 4th marked the one-year anniversary of the execution-style slaying of off-duty correction officer Alastasia Bryan. She was only 25 years old and on the job one week at the time of her brutal murder. More...

A Tale Of Conflicting Studies Presented At CEC Meeting

The Department of Education (DOE) is notorious for assessing and releasing agency data that sometimes contradicts itself and confuses parents/educators. More...

A Yeshiva Grows In Brooklyn

Rabbinic luminaries and community leaders joined with the Mill Basin Jewish community to celebrate a very special double event Sunday afternoon. More...

Awning And Interior Engulfed

It took firefighters under a half hour to get an East Flatbush fire under control. However, it was too late to save the second floor of the house as the flames spread throughout it. The blaze occurred around 11:15 a.m. More...

Apartment Goes Up In Flames

The second floor of a three-story apartment building sustained heavy damage as flames tore through the structure then spread to the third floor before it was brought under control. More...

Cop Slapped With Assault After Slapping Child

A transit cop who lives in Canarsie was arrested for hitting her teenage daughter last week. Police said Jere Upsher, 36, was charged with assault in the early morning hours – around 3 a.m. More...

Canarsie And City Mourn Death Of Golden Krust Founder

The city is mourning the death of an icon of the Caribbean community following the suicide of Golden Krust founder and CEO Lowell Hawthorne. More...

Gambled With His Life And Lost

A “gambling dispute,” according to the ...... .. may have led to a fatal shooting in the lobby of an East 93rd Street apartment building. More...

A Happy Ho, Ho, Holidays

Families from Marine Park filled the Carmine Carro Community Center on Saturday to get into the Christmas spirit. Santa Claus arrived from the North Pole to take pictures with the children as his elves delivered gifts to them. More...

Sixty-Third Precinct Cops Take Serious Heat From Frustrated Residents

The 63rd Precinct held their first quarterly Sector D meeting on Wednesday, November 29th, for those who reside in the area that extends from Flatbush Avenue and Kings Highway to Avenue I and Ralph Avenue, which includes parts of Flatlands, Flatbush More...

Tis The Season For Mill Basin

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Wyckoff Farmhouse Welcomes St. Nick

A Dutch Christmas wonderland was opened to the public on Saturday as many kids visited the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, 5816 Clarendon Road, anxiously awaiting the arrival of St. Nicholas. More...

Residents’ Confidentiality Questioned At Neighborhood Policing Meeting

The NYPD’s mantra to civilians may be “If you see something, say something,” but many are concerned that opening their mouths to authorities about suspicious activity could result in retaliation or revenge in their communities. More...

Driver Pinned In Parkway Smash-Up

A two-car accident between a BMW and a Honda Accord on Rockaway Parkway and Avenue M left one person pinned inside the Honda. More...

A Miracle On East 65th Street

A livery van blowing through a stop sign caused a three-car crash Sunday night. More...

Brookdale Employee Honored For Outstanding Service

State Senator Roxanne Persaud (pictured right) presented a citation to Nicole Francois, assistant vice president of patient experience at Brookdale Hospital, on Monday. More...

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