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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Wednesday Crime Blotter: Home-Invasion on Christmas Morning, Teacher Assaults Developmentally Disabled Student & More

CONEY ISLAND - On Christmas morning, a home-invasion robbery sent an 88-year-old woman to the hospital, and now police are hoping to track down the suspect. Around 6:45 am on Tuesday, December 25, the suspect...

Aviator Sports Is There When The Great Outdoors Becomes Not So Great

SPONSORED - It’s pretty well known that kids don’t mind the cold as much their parents do. Visit any city playground on a weekday after school dismissal and you’ll probably see a bunch of...

The Kings Theatre Gets Crackin’ with Holiday Hip Hop Dance

FLATBUSH / SPONSORED - A most beautiful, upbeat Christmas breeze is about to “blow” into Brooklyn, just as the holiday season reaches its apex. On December 23rd the historic Kings Theatre will proudly serve...

‘Public charge’ rule change would strip access to care, pack emergency rooms – OPINION

By Larry McReynolds, Executive Director of the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone in Brooklyn A proposed rule to limit the path to permanent U.S. residency for so-called public charges is an insult to the hard-working...
Zellnor Myrie (Photo: Office of Zellnor Myrie)

State Senator-Elect Zellnor Myrie Announces Transition Team

CROWN HEIGHTS - State Senator-Elect Zellnor Myrie announced on Thursday a six-person transition steering committee ahead of his January 9 swearing-in. The transition team will advise Myrie on staffing and the organization of both the...

Officials Take Action Amid Outrage Over Signage Fines

NEW YORK – From City Hall to Sunset Park, city officials scrambled this week to help constituents caught up in the wave of sign and awning violations sweeping the city, which recently hit Brooklyn -...

Police Hunt for Suspect After Rape in Brownsville Park

BROWNSVILLE - Police are searching for the man who raped a 20-year-old woman in a Brownsville park over the weekend. Around 2:20 am on Saturday, December 1, the victim was near the intersection of Herzel...

Weekend Crime Blotter: Statues Smashed at Williamsburg Church, Cuffed Con Escape Cops in Brownsville...

WILLIAMSBURG - A Williamsburg church was vandalized in the early hours of Sunday, December 2, police confirmed. The suspect allegedly urinated on two angel statues outside the Our Lady of Consolation Roman Catholic Church, at 184...

Sylvia Center Students Create Signature Latke

Local children, aged 10 to 13, will present an innovative potato pancake that they created especially for the occasion at the 10th Annual Latke Festival on Dec. 3 at the Brooklyn Museum.  The youngsters...

Merchants Take Down Signs As Panic Over Fines Sweeps City

BROOKLYN – A local business in Ditmas Park got an eye-catching new look last week, when Salahi Deli substituted the awning it had used as a sign for almost three decades with a graffiti-style...

Unusual and New Gifts for Men: Bklyner Gift Guide

The men in our lives deserve thoughtful and unique gifts. Whether he is a hot sauce fanatic and aspiring olive oil connoisseur, a golfer, a chocolate lover and more here are some fun ideas. FilFil Foods Stuyvesant...

Gifting season has begun – Bklyner Gift Guide

The holiday season has officially started! The street lights are up, the windows have been transformed and the catalogs are piling up at your door, but we Brooklynites shop local!  Whether you are looking...

Are you a Freelancer? How are you at Record keeping?

SPONSORED: Record keeping is an important part of being a successful freelancer. Doing freelance worker has its rewards as well as its hassles. While being able to work at home or a co-working space away from...

Wednesday Crime Blotter: Robbery in a Borough Park School, Thrown Down in Brownsville &...

BOROUGH PARK - Police are looking for a burglar who broke into a private school in Borough Park late last month. The incident took place around 5:30 pm on Saturday, October 27, police said, at...

GOTV! Please Vote Tomorrow!

Election time is here! The General Election will be held tomorrow, November 6. Doors will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. If you are registered and eligible to vote, please do! Find out...
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