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Sunday, September 15, 2019

A Chick-fil-A Has Opened Across From Barclays Center

BARCLAYS - The burger joint Chick-fil-A opened at 166 Flatbush Avenue this morning, right across the Barclays Center, with lines around the corner. The big Southern chain known for its chicken sandwiches -- which has...

Is Brooklyn Prepared For A Big Storm? City Says Yes, Local Pols Say No.

It's September which means it's officially storm season. Forget hurricanes, it seems that every time it pours, Brooklyn gets flooded even though over $20 billion was allocated for the City's resiliency plan. Puddles form...

10-Year-Old Boy Struck And Killed By Vehicle On Sidewalk

MIDWOOD - A 10-year-old boy waiting at the bus stop at Ocean Ave and Ave L was killed by the driver of a gray Lexus, and his parents may not even know it yet. At...

How To Help Survivors Of Hurricane Dorian In The Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas on September 1 as a Category 5 hurricane with winds of 200 mph. It hung around the island for two days and killed at least 44 people, many...

Cyclist In Critical Condition After Being Hit By Sanitation Truck

GOWANUS - A cyclist is fighting for his life after being hit by a driver of a sanitation truck last night. On Sunday, September 8 at around 9:30 p.m., a 62-year-old man was riding his...

Drunk Off-Duty School Safety Agent Arrested For Kicking Cop

WILLIAMSBURG - An off-duty NYPD School Safety Agent was arrested after assaulting a police officer that was trying to stop a fight between her and a man over the weekend. On Saturday, September 9 at...

Little Pakistan Stands With Jammu & Kashmir

MIDWOOD - Makki Masjid has long served as a place for activism and this afternoon was no different. After Jummah prayer, congregants and community members gathered outside the mosque to hold the Azad Kashmir...

A Father of Three Killed Yesterday Evening In Flatbush

EAST FLATBUSH - A 33-year-old man was shot and killed last night and cops need help searching for who did it. On Thursday, September 5 at around 8:49 p.m., James Dorce was standing on East...

Malliotakis, Southern Pols Say No To Scrapping G&T Programs

BENSONHURST - After Mayor Bill de Blasio's panel announced its recommendation to eliminate most selective admissions and gifted and talented programs in NYC schools and replace them with school-based enrichment programs, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis...

11th Annual Brooklyn T.E.A.L. Walk/Run: Raising Awareness About Ovarian Cancer

PROSPECT PARK - September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and T.E.A.L. will once again host a 5K race and 2.5-mile walk this weekend to help raise awareness of the disease that will "take the lives of more than...

Placard Privilege – Too Good A Deal To Give Up

By Ben Verde and Zainab Iqbal BOROUGH HALL - Borough President Eric Adams laid out several preliminary proposals to curb the misuse of city parking placards at a town hall meeting Tuesday night, but when...

CM Reynoso: Why I Endorse Sen. Elizabeth Warren For President

  By Councilmember Antonio Reynoso Who will save the American Dream? Since our founding, this ideal has been a  vivid expression of the equal opportunities that should exist here and the always evolving pursuit of a more...

NYC Office For The Prevention Of Hate Crimes Is Now Open

The NYC Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes (OPHC) was officially launched today to help with the increase in hate crimes the city has been experiencing. Just last week, a 63-year-old Jewish man was...

Enraged Driver Kills Bicyclist With His Car, Charged With Murder

BUSHWICK - Another cyclist was killed on Labor Day. On Monday, September 2, a 47-year-old was attempting to break into a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee on Marcus Garvey Boulevard near Ellery Street at around 6...

Father And Son Stabbed In Kensington

KENSINGTON - A father and son were stabbed over the weekend by a group of men on the corner. On Sunday, August 31 at around 1:20 a.m., a 45-year-old father and his 18-year-old son were...
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