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Local Pols ‘Outraged’ Over Planned Halfway House Near Schools, Senior Centers

Elected Officials are moving to block a proposed halfway house on Bragg Street, arguing that the location is inappropriate due to its proximity to...

Families Enjoy Fun And Food At Kings Bay Y’s Chanukah Extravaganza

Hundreds of families flooded the Kings Bay Y Sunday afternoon for the annual Chanukah Extravaganza. The event included bouncy castles, dance, art, and music lessons,...

Days After California Shooting, Community Leaders Pay Tribute To Police Heroism

With the country still reeling from a horrific shooting in California this week, local politicians and community leaders paid tribute to police heroism at the Be...

Sheepshead Bay Nursing Center Throws Lavish Party To Celebrate New Rehab...

The Sheepshead Nursing & Rehabilitation Center at Shore Parkway and Knapp Street hosted a lavish party Wednesday night to celebrate the opening of its...

ICYMI: Sandy Anniversary, F Train Express Service, Community Mourns Fallen Police...

In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Here are some of the big stories you may have missed this week. You can keep up with what’s...

Neighbors Join With Local Police To Mourn Officer Slain In East...

More than two dozen residents joined with local police outside the 61st Precinct Monday night to mourn the death of Officer Randolph Holder, who was shot...

Weinstein Secures $2 Million For Enhanced Security At Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand Houses

Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein announced Friday she had secured $2 million for new security cameras and increased lighting at the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand Houses in order...

Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Poetry Jams, Yoga At The...

Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week! Pick up some cheap books and support your local library, hang out at the Halloween Harvest,...

Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn This Week: Save Brooklyn Historical...

Lots to do this weekend. Don't miss the Landmarks Preservation Commission's Brooklyn hearing, where the agency will consider granting landmark status to the Lady...

Here’s A Roundup Of Local Pols Administering Free Flu Shots This...

The start of October officially ushered in this year's flu season and local politicians are partnering with medical centers to provide free flu shots...

BP Adams Promises Safety Measures At Crossing Where Vehicle Fatally Struck...

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joined with elected officials, traffic safety advocates, and school children Friday to announce planned changes to a dangerous intersection...

Be Proud Foundation Passes Out Food Packages For Rosh Hashanah

The Be Proud Foundation passed out at least 100 kosher food packages at Cherry Hill Gourmet Market Thursday afternoon so that families in need to...

Local Pols Renew Call For MTA To Make Avenue R Stop...

Following complaints from neighbors that the new Select Bus Service route on Nostrand Avenue, which replaced the B44's Limited service, left them walking too...

Local Pols Join Be Proud Foundation For Passover Food Distribution Event,...

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joined the Be Proud Foundation for the 6th annual Passover Food Distribution event on Friday, distributing nearly 600 packages...

Homeless Shelter Moves Into Former Windjammer, Sharing Space With Alleged Hot...

Using emergency provisions, the New York City Department of Homeless Services has moved nearly 20 families into the Lyghthouse Inn, an alleged pay-by-hour hotel...