Update: A 14-year-old Brooklyn girl, Jenna Hospendales, that went missing after school on Thursday, has been found in “good condition,” last night, cops said. The police did not say where she was found, but confirmed she was not abducted. Jenna is safe at home. FORT GREENE – Police are still looking
Lori Bodner in a classroom. Megan McGibney/Bklyner.When you enter Lori Bodner’s AP Calculus-BC class at Brooklyn Technical High School – a top New York City public high school that specializes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)- there is immediately a sense of excitement and intense collaboration.
Brooklyn Tech High School. Photo by Ajay Suresh/Flickr Creative Commons.FORT GREENE — Brooklyn Technical High School was evacuated this morning for several hours after a bomb threat was emailed. All is clear now. At around 8:15 a.m. this morning, administrators at the specialized high school received an
CARROLL GARDENS – After 35 years at the historic ASPCA building at 233 Butler Street in Gowanus, the vintage guitar repair shop and showroom RetroFret [http://retrofret.com/] has moved west to Carroll Gardens. Vintage guitar with inlay design on neck, RetroFret, 87 Luquer Street (Photo: Nathan Haselby)The business’s
Brooklyn Tech’s UFT Shanker College Scholarship winners (left to right): Krishna Roy, Bing Chen, Emily Cheng, Mirna Nashed, Tamanna Hussein, Sandy Jean-Charles, Jimmy XieSeven students from Brooklyn Tech’s Class of 2017 were awarded UFT Albert Shanker College Scholarships [http://www.uft.org/parents/scholarship-fund], the school announced yesterday.
Members of the Executive Committee of Brooklyn Tech’s Student Government Organization Top row (L to R): Joseph Kaelin (Coordinator of Student Activities), Marly Banatte, Joseph Glanzberg, Jasmin Wang, Husna Ellis, Alexander Badiu, Rene Clever, Kecia O’Neal (Coordinator of Student Activities); Bottom row (L to R): Nour Haredy, Laura
Mr. Honner receives his award from Lt. Gov. Hochul. (Courtesy Flickr/LtGovHochulNY [https://www.flickr.com/photos/ltgovhochulny/27665847940/in/album-72157669743254401/] )A Brooklyn Tech [/?s=brooklyn+tech] teacher has received the Empire State Excellence in Teaching [https://www.ny.gov/programs/nominate-teacher-empire-state-excellence-teaching-award] award. The award was presented by New York
A Brooklyn Tech math and science teacher was arrested this morning and is being charged after allegedly sending a photo of his genitals to a 16-year-old female student, says the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office. Sean Shaynak is charged with harassment, obscenity, disseminating indecent material to a minor, and endangering
This Clinton Hill apartment building is the last standing home of Walt Whitman. (Illustration by Daniel Lewis)The building at 99 Ryerson Street in Clinton Hill is one of the least remarkable looking buildings in Brooklyn. It’s a simple building: three stories, not including the basement, pale yellow vinyl
Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School was the first Catholic school in Brooklyn. (Illustration by Daniel Lewis)What makes a neighborhood? People, pets and the stories that make up our days. But we also have our buildings, the places where we work, play, eat, sleep, learn and live. Throughout Fort Greene
A house on Clermont Avenue has some spooky locals hanging out in its courtyard, ready for trick or treating. (Photo by Mitchell Trinka)Good morning, Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Halloween may not officially be until Thursday, but many people spent this weekend dressed up for early celebrations? If you
Source: Wordbuilder via Wikimedia Commons. Will this be Dewey's fate too? Councilman Dominic Recchia, a graduate of John Dewey High School, is pleading with the Department of Education to keep his Alma mater open. On his Facebook page [http://www.facebook.com/CouncilmanDMR], Recchia posted this status on Wednesday: “Proud
A reader sent us this photo over the weekend. It shows local high school students, neighbors and even small children preparing to take the cleanliness of our streets into their own hands on Saturday. The massive cleanup, organized by Assemblyman William Colton with hardware provided by the NYC Department of