October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Other News

St. Bernard Falls Into Fun

Families filled the Parish Gardens at St. Bernard Church, 2055 East 69th Street, Sunday afternoon for Pumpkin Patch 2017.  More...

Fire Tears Through Second Story Of Home

Mill Basin

Over 50 firefighters fought an early morning blaze that tore through the bedroom of a Mill Basin home yesterday, but none of the occupants were injured. More...

Borough President Candidate Wants To Stop L-Pocalypse

New York State Reform Party Chairman Curtis Sliwa called for the MTA to revise plans for the “L” line shutdown scheduled for 2019 with his party’s candidate for Brooklyn Borough President, Ben Kissel, by his side.  More...

Face Off With Pellet Gunman

Zaid Grocery Deli, located at 3323 Church Avenue, quickly became a police hot spot on Thursday, October 12th when they responded to a 911 call of a man with a gun. Officers from the 67th Precinct entered the business around 10 p.m. More...

Get Paid To Care For The Ones You Love

As we get older, many of us fear losing our independence, being ousted from the place we call home and forgotten in some kind of longterm or assisted living facility. More...

Point Blank Shot Couldn’t Stop Teen

A bullet in his right thigh wasn’t able to stop a man from driving for help after he was shot Sunday morning.  More...

New Sewer Lines Should Keep Things Flowing Smoothly!

A construction crew has been working diligently to repair a collapsed sewer line on East 91st Street, between Avenues J and K, making it difficult for residents on the block to maneuver their cars around the construction site. More...

A Taste Of Fall At Bayview Houses

Families from the Bayview Houses enjoyed a day of fall fun at this year’s Bayview Houses Harvest Festival on Saturday. AmeriCorps’ Green City Force and the Urban Farm Corps teamed up to provide classes in planting. More...

Alleged Rapist Charged In Three Attacks

Keith Wiggins was led out of the NYPD Special Victims Unit in Crown Heights on Wednesday, October 11th after being charged with rape, menacing and two counts of performing a criminal sexual act.  More...

These Kids Are Tech Savvy!

P.S./I.S. 66 held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday to celebrate the addition of new computers to their technology lab. It was all made possible thanks to a generous $100,000 grant provided by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams.  More...

City Council Bills Take Center Stage

The monthly meeting of the Marine Park Civic Association, held at the Carmine Carro Community Center, 3000 Fillmore Avenue, on Tuesday, ran the gamut of updates from elected official representatives and presidents of other civic organizations to the More...

Former Senator Turned Inmate Owes Thousands

When former State Senator John Sampson was sentenced to five years in federal prison last January, following his conviction of obstruction of justice and corruption charges, Judge Dora L. Irizarry imposed a $75,000 fine. More...

Brookdale And Local Organizations Send Aid To Devastated Island Nations

As hurricane after hurricane strikes the Caribbean with deadly force, islands impacted by recent storms can’t get the urgent assistance they need soon enough. More...

Girl Scouts Make A Difference At Coastal Cleanup

While Marine Park was filled with soccer games, picnics and families who gathered for a lovely Saturday, the Girl Scouts of Greater New York were doing their part to keep Brooklyn clean at the 32nd Annual New York State Beach Cleanup.  More...

Super Powers Of Mental Health

“Every superhero has an origin story that begins with trauma,” said Dr. Janina Scarlet, a licensed clinical psychologist, self-proclaimed mad scientist and geek, and author of Superhero Therapy. More...

Local Fishermen Worry About The Future Of Canarsie Pier

Ariama Long is a student reporter for the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, who is presently working in Community District 18.  More...

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