April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Other News

They’re Not Horsing Around At This Branch!

Reading may be Fundamental–but so is exercise! Join Brooklynites on Saturday, May 20th at the Brooklyn Public Library’s ( BPL) Bike the Branches event. More...

Pedestrian Struck-Critically Injured

A 69-year-old man was struck at the intersection of Remsen and Ditmas Avenues in the early morning hours on Good Friday. Eyewitnesses said the man was hit around 4:45 a.m. More...

Anti-Realty Fraud Lessons Learned In Marine Park

Following the indictment by the Brooklyn District Attorney’s (DA) office of a thief who stole a Canarsie woman’s home using a fake deed and then sold it for $265,000, residents of the Marine Park Civic Association learned how to stop scam More...

Cop Charged In Family Feud

An off-duty cop is in deep trouble for assaulting a relative in front of her two young children - in Canarsie.  Police arrested Michelle Sharpe, 34, after attacking a 28-year-old inlaw around 1:20 a.m. More...

Jogger Murder Suspect Arraigned, Family Outraged

“It doesn’t add up!” stated Reverend Kevin McCall of the National Action Network outside the Queens Supreme Court Tuesday after the arraignment of Chanel Lewis, the East New York man accused of killing Karina Vetrano as she was jogg More...

Hats Off To Seniors

Members of Millennium Development’s Penn Wortman, Vandalia and Abe Stark Senior Centers gathered last Thursday at the Brooklyn Sports Club, 1540 Van Siclen Avenue, to enjoy a pre- Easter luncheon and show off their unique and festive hats. More...

Spring Has Sprung At Amersfort Park

Families arriving at Amersfort Park, located at East 38th Street between Avenues I and J, this past Saturday morning were treated to nearly a dozen blow-up booths, an obstacle course, bounce house an More...

Clergy Meeting Sheds Light On Scams

With so many residents being ripped off by con artists nowadays, it was imperative at the April meeting of the 69th Precinct Clergy Council to educate members of the community about staying safe and vigilant.  Captain Steve Rubin, executive offi More...

Teen Charged In March Shooting

After a month-long investigation, the killer of an East New York man, whose lifeless body was found lying on East 91st Street by a snowplow driver, has been identified.  More...

Kingsborough Brings College Programs To Canarsie

They say home is where the heart is, and for Kingsborough Community College’s (KCC) President Farley Herzek, Canarsie will always feel like home. More...

Flatbush Is Heard At Comptroller’s Town Hall

Residents of East Flatbush and Flatbush show a lot of pride in and support of their communities. It was no different on Tuesday night.  More...

Bergen Beach Residents Still Battling Bus Company

Bergen Beach residents received a progress report from the city’s inter-agency initiative to restore safety to the “East 69th Street Corridor” at the Bergen Beach Civic Association (BBCA) meeting on Tuesday. More...

Hoppin’ Down The Bunny Trail At Dutch Farmhouse

Families gathered Saturday afternoon at the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, located at 5816 Clarendon Road, to celebrate the Easter weekend with balloon sculptures, face painting, Easter egg hunts and various games. More...

Serial Subway Thief Plagues “L”

If you’re riding on the “L” train in the early morning hours, then watch your back and don’t fall asleep.  The warning comes after the NYPD released reports of a thief stealing wallets, cell phones and other items from pa More...

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