A NYCHA worker cleans up the second floor of the William Reid Apartments. Ben Brachfeld/BklynerEAST FLATBUSH – Residents of a large East Flatbush NYCHA building for seniors lived on a severely fire-damaged floor for nearly two months, until a tweet [https://twitter.com/zellnor4ny/status/1187146267161444352] from State Senator Zellnor
State Senator Zellnor Myrie speaks at a press conference outside his office (Image by Sam Raskin/ Bklyner)PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS — Brooklyn-based anti-gun violence groups need more money from the state, local elected officials said Friday. While announcing the allocation of hundreds of thousands in state funds to neighborhood-based anti-gun violence
Assembly Member Diana Richardson and State Senator Zellnor Myrie at a press conference outside 245 Hawthorne Street in Prospect Lefferts Gardens (Image by Sam Raskin/ Bklyner)PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS — Residents of a block in Prospect Lefferts Gardens still lack full power nearly two days after the weekend heat wave-induced Con
State Sen. Zellnor Myrie and Assemblywoman Diana Richardson embrace during Myrie’s inauguration at SUNY Downstate in East Flatbush (Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner)CROWN HEIGHTS—Local lawmakers are urging the governor to sign a bill that will add Medgar Evers College to the names of two central Brooklyn subway stops.
Last Thursday night Turkish Cultural Center held its 8th annual friendship dinner at the Baku Palace in Sheepshead Bay. This year the theme was combatting hate crime, and the event brought together about 300 neighbors, dignitaries, and public officials from across the borough and across religious denominations. Local Assemblyman Steven