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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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...

Two Motorcyclists Crash In Southern Brooklyn: One Killed, One Injured

CANARSIE/FLATLANDS - One motorcyclist was killed and another was seriously injured in two separate crashes less than a mile from each other in southern Brooklyn on Monday, police said. The motorcyclist killed in yesterday’s crash was...

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...

37 Brooklynites Become U.S Citizens On Flag Day At Wyckoff House

CANARSIE - Today is Flag Day, and the day 37 Brooklynites became new American citizens at the Wyckoff House Museum. The historic farmhouse was filled with cheers and claps from new citizens, their families,...

Did Archibald Promise You A Green Card?

CANARSIE - A man has been charged with allegedly stealing $8,520 from three undocumented immigrants who trusted him to process their green card applications and work permits. According to Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, three...

A Drunk Driver Kills Canarsie Man On E-Bike

CANARSIE - A 29-year-old man on an E-Bike is dead after a drunk driver collided with him Sunday night. On June 9th at about 10:37 p.m., 22-year-old Treasure Liggins was driving her 2007 Infiniti G35...

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...

One Vote for One Book, One New York

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed have launched One Book, One New York - where New Yorkers get to pick the ONE BOOK they all want to read together. VOTE here for one...

Canarsie Woman Dies In Fatal 3-Car Wreck

Canarsie — A 63-year-old Flatlands real estate agent was killed Saturday afternoon in a crash not far from her office as she drove towards her Canarsie home from her Avenue N real estate office, police said.  The woman, Patricia Roberts Lancaster, of...

Slow Progress on Surge Barriers, Surge Gates and Other Flood Mitigation Measures For Southern...

CANARSIE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shared its latest report on an ongoing study about how to best improve New York and New Jersey's defenses against a natural disaster Wednesday to a...

Fearing Federal Funding Cuts, City Focuses On Counting All Brooklynites In The 2020 Census

BROOKLYN — Five Brooklyn neighborhoods lead the nation in underreported census tracts in 2010, and New York City officials hope they can convince all residents regardless of their status to be counted next year. At stake are...

Plan The Ultimate Active Birthday Party At Aviator Sports

Birthdays are funny things. First of all, shouldn’t some of the celebrating be devoted to the person who gave birth (yay, moms!)? And speaking of celebrating, there are so many traditions around the world! https://youtu.be/IWLGvaeDAlU And...

Suspicious Fire Destroys Flatlands Home

FLATLANDS - A suspicious all-hands fire destroyed a private home at 1257 East 52nd Street in Flatlands Wednesday, February 27, afternoon, fire officials said. No injuries were reported, but damage to the home was extensive...
Jumaane Williams. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)

Jumaane Williams Is The City’s Next Public Advocate

EAST FLATBUSH — City Councilman Jumane Williams dominated in Tuesday's special election to claim the interim post as New York City's fifth public advocate. Williams, one of 17 candidates on the ballot, won 33 percent of...

It’s The Dead Of Winter – The Best Time To Tour Aviator Sports’ Summer...

One of the shocks parents experience -- certainly in Brooklyn but most likely all over – is how soon you need to start thinking about summer camp. The holidays are barely over and it’s...
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