Nydia Velázquez. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)BROOKLYN – Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez confirmed that she was diagnosed with ‘presumed coronavirus infection’ and is isolating herself in her home. “In the wee hours of Sunday morning, I began to feel under the weather. I developed the abrupt onset of muscle aches, fevers, nasal
GRAVESEND — Yesterday morning, Eric Diaz, 26, of West 12th Street, was shot by a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer during [/ice-shoots-man-in-gravesend-in-broad-daylight-protest-at-maimonides-hospital/] the detainment of Gaspar Avendano-Hernandez, 33, who ICE stated had been already once removed from the country, and was an illegal alien from Mexico. ICE officers
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.
GOWANUS – Residents of Gowanus and surrounding neighborhoods braved the rain Wednesday evening to attend the Gowanus Superfund Town Hall at P.S. 133. Oil slick seen in the Gowanus Canal (Photo: Nathan Haselby)The Gowanus Canal Community Advisor Group [https://gowanuscag.org] (CAG) hosted the event to provide locals with