Local officials are paying tribute to Alan Fleishman, a longtime political organizer and LGBTQ activist who passed away earlier this week. Alan Fleishman via Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/alan.fleishman]Fleishman, 62, passed away on Tuesday, August 27 after battling cancer for five-years, Gay City News [https://www.gaycitynews.
WINDSOR TERRACE – Assembly Member Robert Carroll [https://nyassembly.gov/mem/Robert-C-Carroll/] will host the first annual Brooklyn Answer Fair on Sunday, May 19 at P.S. 130, The Parkside School (713 Caton Avenue). During his three years in office Carroll has regularly hosted community service events along with an individual
PARK SLOPE/WINDSOR TERRACE – History was made at the 44th Annual Brooklyn St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday when the Brooklyn Irish LGBTQ Organization [https://www.facebook.com/groups/bkirishlgbtq/permalink/2575318046028283/] (BILO) became the first LGBTQ group to march in the event. Brooklyn Irish LGBTQ Organization marching in
PARK SLOPE/WINDSOR TERRACE – Rainbows will mix with the customary shades of green this year as Brooklyn Irish LGBTQ Organization [https://www.facebook.com/groups/bkirishlgbtq/permalink/2575318046028283/] (BILO) makes history as the first LGBTQ organization to march in the Brooklyn St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Assembly Member Robert Carroll
DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN – Transit riders, elected officials, and members of the #FixTheSubway Coalition rallied Monday afternoon, December 10, to oppose the MTA’s proposed fare hike and call on Governor Cuomo to develop a “fair and sustainable transit funding plan” which includes congestion pricing [/fix-nyc-proposes-charging-entering-manhattan-60th-street-fund-subway-repairs/] . Rally outside of MTA Public Hearing
WINDSOR TERRACE – A previously unnamed green space across from the Prospect Expressway has been dedicated to the memory of a hometown hero. Captain John McKenna IV Park, Windsor Terrace (Photo: Pamela Wong/BKLYNER) Captain John McKenna IV Park naming ceremony (Photo: Pamela Wong/BKLYNER)Captain John McKenna IV Park naming
Community activist Mamnun Haq speaking at the safety improvements groundbreaking on Church and McDonald Avenues, July 11 2017. (Photo by Carly Miller/BKLYNER) Yesterday, city officials and civic leaders announced the start of a two-month safety improvement project on Church Avenue at one of Kensington’s busiest and most dangerous