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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Judicial Election Results: Cohen, Neckles and Lopez Torres Win

BROOKLYN—In Tuesday’s judicial elections, Caroline Cohen, Margarita Lopez Torres and Bernadette Neckles came out on top.  With 99 percent of the ballot scanners reported as of early Wednesday morning, Cohen won the 6th Municipal District...

Louis Keeps District 45 Council Seat

EAST FLATBUSH—City Council Member Farah Louis has held on to her seat.  In a near replay of the May special election, Louis on Tuesday beat her main opponent, Monique Chandler-Waterman, by about 700 votes— a...

Non-Profit Finds Home at BKLYN Commons

New York City makes up the largest market of co-working spaces in the US with Manhattan alone boasting 245 coworking spaces! And increasingly more startups and small nonprofits have started to see the larger...

Campaigning Heats Up Ahead of Tuesday’s District 45 Democratic Primary

By Zainab Iqbal and Sam Raskin MIDWOOD/EAST FLATBUSH - City Council candidate Monique Chandler-Waterman accused Council Member Farah Louis of orchestrating an unspecified “deal” involving Trump supporters and “greedy landlords and developers” to get votes...

Chandler-Waterman Claims Louis Struck ‘Deal’ with Developers For ‘Trump Supporters’’ Votes

EAST FLATBUSH/MIDWOOD — City Council candidate for District 45 Monique Chandler-Waterman on Friday said that Council Member Farah Louis was party to a “deal” made with developers to get votes from “Trump supporters”— a...

Chandler-Waterman Gets an Exonerated 5 Member Endorsement Ahead of D45 Democratic Primary

EAST FLATBUSH/MIDWOOD - Ahead of her rematch against Council Member Farah Louis in next week’s primary, Monique Chandler-Waterman on Wednesday received an endorsement from one of the exonerated Central Park Five members, Raymond Santana....

AYSO Soccer Camp to the Rescue

Last minute change of plans? Need summer coverage for your K-8 children? Looking for a camp where your kids can be outside, have fun, and play soccer, while also being affordable? Welcome to BrooklynAYSO...

Louis Gets de Blasio, Key Union Endorsements in Council Race

Newly elected City Council Member Farah Louis has picked up two major endorsements in her re-election campaign: Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Hotel Trades Council. "Farah Louis is an impressive, hard-working leader in...

Meet the 6th Municipal District Candidates For Civil Court Judge: Alice Nicholson

The Civil Court Judge Democratic primary election the 6th Municipal District—which includes Park Slope, Crown Heights, Kensington, Flatbush,  Midwood, Prospect Heights, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Prospect Park South, and Ditmas Park—is on June 25. There are...

Bichotte Endorses de Blasio For President

FLATBUSH - Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte, who represents Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood and Ditmas Park, in a Daily News op-ed on Wednesday endorsed the mayor as he runs in a crowded Democratic primary field. “e...

Meet the 6th Municipal District Candidates For Civil Court Judge: Caroline Cohen

CENTRAL BROOKLYN - You may not have heard about it, but there’s a judicial election coming up in central Brooklyn this month. Four candidates— Alice Nicholson, Caroline Cohen, Chinyelu Udoh and Tehilah Berman— are...

DOT Proposes Dedicated Bus Lanes And Parking Changes Along Church Avenue

DITMAS PARK/FLATBUSH - Congestion along the 3rd busiest bus route in Brooklyn, B35, that traverses the length of Church Avenue from Kensington to Brownsville transporting over 29,000 passengers daily has gotten so bad that...

Third Annual PLG Arts Event, June 15

PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDEN - The PLG Arts Film Festival is just around the corner and here's the official lineup. The non-profit promotes the arts and local artists from PLG and the surrounding areas. Now in its...

One Brooklyn Health System Seeks to Improve Census Count

One Brooklyn Health System is spearheading a new initiative to increase 2020 Census engagement in its catchment area of Central and North Brooklyn, some of the most under-counted neighborhoods in an already severely under-counted...

Bloody Night In Brooklyn: At Least 6 Shot, One Dead in 12 Hours

CENTRAL/EASTERN BROOKLYN - Six people were shot, and one died from gunshot wounds since between last night and this morning, according to police. The shootings were centered in three of the four highest crime areas...
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