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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Disabled People Lived In Squalor for Years In A Dickensian Adult Home in Ditmas...

DITMAS PARK -When the front door of the run-down building that had been home to Park Manor Home for Adults since at least 1983 was suddenly padlocked last April, it took the neighborhood by surprise....

Should Council Members Live in Rent Stabilized Apartments?

FLATBUSH - The job representing residents in the New York City Council comes with a paycheck of $148,500 annually, up from $112,500 before it was last raised in February 2016, in exchange for council...

Success Academy fights to open a middle school, because P.S. 25 failed to close

Bedford Stuyvesant - When the Hon. Judge Levine issued a stay on May 24th to keep P.S. 25 Eubie Blake open while the lawsuit parents have brought to keep it open gets resolved, what was...

Pablo Was Delivering Pizza. Now He’s Facing Deportation.

BAY RIDGE - A 35 year old man from Long Island was delivering pizza to the US Army Garrison Fort Hamilton base last week. He showed his IDNYC and got inside, just like all the...

Neighbors Face Off With A New Orthodox School In Kensington As Boro Park Bursts...

KENSINGTON/BORO PARK - Last Thursday night about 40 residents finally gathered at a meeting with the Clara Street School that they had been asking for for 9 months, hoping to address issues of idling...

P.S. 25 will stay open for another year

BEDFORD STUYVESANT -  In April of this year, three parents of students at P.S. 25 Eubie Blake elementary school filed a suit against the Department of Education over closure of the school. Yesterday Judge Hon...

Detective Texts Photo of Dead Body to Alleged Victim to Sexual Assault

FORT GREENE - An alleged victim of sexual assault says he received a photograph of his attacker’s dead body. The sender: the NYPD Special Victims Division detective responsible for his case. Motions filed in the murder trial...

A Date Went Terribly Wrong. Was it Murder—Or Self-Defense?

FORT GREENE - Last April, David Keegan Riotto Haigh drove from his sister’s house outside Reading, Pennsylvania, to visit a friend in New York City. There he would connect with James Koron Johnson, who...

Protestors Take to the Streets in Crown Heights After Rally for Slain Saheed Vassell

CROWN HEIGHTS - After Wednesday's killing of 34-year old Saheed Vassell at the hands of the NYPD, crowds gathered at the corner of Utica Avenue and Montgomery Street to mourn the neighbor's passing. State...

Students Speak Out Against Gun Violence at Prospect Park Rally

Additional reporting by Zainab Iqbal PROSPECT PARK - Yesterday afternoon, a couple hundred students gathered in the Prospect Park bandshell to continue protesting gun violence after the morning's National Student Walk Out. The event, organized...

Brooklyn Students Walk Out to Protest Gun Violence

As students walk out to protest gun violence nationwide, we'll update this page with info from Brooklyn schools: A 5 second video of kids from @PS9BklynPTO chanting "Peace and Love" at their school's #MarchForOurLives #studentwalkout...

Hundreds March for Safe Streets in Park Slope

PARK SLOPE - A crowd of hundreds gathered in Brooklyn to march for safer streets last night following a rally by local politicians in remembrance of the children killed by a driver last week...

Dangerous Ocean Parkway Intersection Claims Another Life

We are incredibly sad to report that last night another life was claimed at the intersection of Church Avenue and Ocean Parkway, four years after 73 year old neighbor Patricia Ngozi Agbim lost hers in...

Exclusive: Borough President Calls For An Investigation of Landlord’s Foundation

FLATBUSH - Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is denouncing the "insidious practices" that forced an octogenarian, Joy Noel, out of her home — and calling on Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate a charity...

Who Killed Joy Noel?

FLATBUSH - Joy Pearl Noel, 85, died on January 31st at a nursing home in Brighton Beach. Ms. Noel, a beloved resident of East 21st Street, died homeless. In fact, her friends and neighbors say, she...
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