A plan to eliminate inpatient surgery at Brooklyn’s VA hospital and transfer these services to the Manhattan VA hospital is raising alarm among Bro
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Matt Johnfor Brooklyn PaperAberdeen 10 Cyclones 4 Aug. 18 at MCU Park Make it two sweeps in a row! Cyclones pitchers Trent Johnson, Trey Cobb, and Ryan McAuliffe got torn to shreds on the mound, allowing 12 hits and 10 runs combined, as the Ironbirds blew out the Cyclones in the team’s seventh-straight loss. Unbelievably, the Cyclones were the first to get on the board. Walter “Rabbi” Rasquin hit a lead-off single, then Dylan Snypes grounded out to advance Rasquin to third. Quinn Brodey then doubled to score Rasquin to make it 1–0. Buy the Ironbirds were quick to take the lead. In the top of the second…
The dolphin, which appeared to have a mark near its left eye, came into view around 9 a.m., according to Destiny Maldonaga and Sady Diaz, who were fishing. Maldonaga and Diaz, who are Brooklyn residents and have been fishing in these waters infrequently for three years, said that they have never seen a dolphin in this area.
Effort spurred by the long saga of the Pedro Hernandez case
Elozer Porges, 43, and Joel Lowy, 29, were indicted on wire and mail fraud charges, prosecutors said.
The girl was attacked early Thursday, police said.
State officials said Thursday that new artifacts dug up at the site show a need to dig deeper.
A witness saw the men stealing money orders and checks at 4 a.m. from a USPS mailbox and called police.
Nikailah Burton got quite a surprise when her dad, released Friday from Sing Sing, arrived at her camp.
See this story at BrooklynDaily.com.By Bill RoundyBrooklyn DailyThis week we’ll put on our blue suede shoes and take a weekend walk! Start your weekend early this Friday with a delightful dairy stop at the Owl’s Head Wine Bar (479 74th St. between Fourth and Fifth avenues) — its “cheesy hour” from 3–5 pm will score you a special wedge of cheese with each glass of wine you order. Once you’ve filled up on curds and wine, step outside to join the Fifth Avenue Weekend Walk (Fifth Avenue between 73rd and 84th streets). The thoroughfare will be closed to cars from 5 pm to 10 pm, with dining the street, entertainment for …
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Colin MixsonBrooklyn PaperIt’s got to get to the bottom of this. The city must dig deeper into the ground of an empty Gowanus lot where the remains of Revolutionary War heroes and 19th-century slaves are said to be buried after finding evidence of trenches that date to the 1800s or earlier in a recent excavation, according to a state parks spokesman. “Based on our review of the initial archeological fieldwork, further investigation of the site is warranted,” said Dan Keefe. The state’s Historic Preservation Office fired off a letter on Thursday that…
Starting in September, five more elementary schools in Brooklyn will be participating in an innovative NYC computer science program where kids will be learning coding and robotics starting in kindergarten. On Wednesday Schools Chancellor Carmen FariA a released the list of a dozen elementary schools across the city that will be joining the Software Engineering Program Junior for the 2017-18 school year, in addition to the 11 that participated in 2016-17.
Troop 45 in Woodside will honor him in October
This year's primary race is set for Tuesday, Sept. 12.
This year's commemorations of Gen. Washington's defeat include a canoeing battle on the Gowanus Canal.
See a kraken attacking the Staten Island Ferry, the Queensboro Bridge and an epic cityscape.
Proposed rules would make it easier to hire teachers at charter schools than the public ones.
Ballplayers once played on the Con Edison land that went on to house a pit full of toxic sludge.
At least two parents said they have been waiting more than a year to get the cash Andre Lewis owes them.
Research suggests that doula-assisted mothers are less likely to deliver babies with low birth weights or birth complications
See this story at BrooklynDaily.com.Brooklyn DailyMayor DeBlasio’s word is garbage, say angry Ridgites who say he’s gone back on his promise to meet with them about trash-collection problems. Residents of four private Bay Ridge streets are impatiently waiting for a face-to-face meeting with Hizzoner, or at least a senior staff member, to discuss the city’s sudden decision to end garbage pickup earlier this year — a sit-down…
The sentencing of a Canadian man who defrauded hundreds of thousands of dollars from older victims in a phone scam was pushed back at Brookly
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Julianne CubaBrooklyn PaperIt’s never too early for St. Patrick’s Day! Local Irish music group the Canny Brothers Band will headline the Irish Night party in Shore Road Park on Aug. 22 — almost seven months before Bay Ridge’s biggest annual parade. One of the three siblings in the band says that the celebrating the luck of the Irish should not be reserved to March — it can be a 365-day party. “St. Patrick’s is really a year-round type of …