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Asian American Orgs Condemn Support Of Officer Liang, Call For Justice...

In the wake of calls for justice for indicted NYPD Office Peter Liang, more than fifty Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) groups from across...

Neighbors Gather At Bar Chord To Raise Money For Equality For...

Equality for Flatbush organizers are well on their way to raising the $12,000 they need to launch a combination neighborhood storytelling platform and housing...

Neighbors Gather At Bar Chord To Raise Money For Equality For...

Equality for Flatbush organizers are well on their way to raising the $12,000 they need to launch a combination neighborhood storytelling platform and housing...

Gerritsen Beach’s Dan Foster Honored For Cancer-Related Fundraising Efforts

Borough President Eric Adams honored Gerritsen Beach resident Dan Foster, a colorectal cancer survivor who has raised more than $185,000 for various cancer organizations,...

Ice Cream Girl Battled City Hall For Dad’s Street Co-Naming

The street co-naming ceremony for Angelo "Chubby" Campanella last Sunday capped off a quiet, 5-year battle in which Maria "the Ice Cream Girl" Campanella...

Chubby “The Ice Cream Man” Campanella Memorialized With Street Co-Naming

Family, friends and community leaders gathered this Sunday to memorialize Angelo "Chubby" Campanella, a neighborhood fixture and old-school ice cream man who passed away...

On The Passing Of Community Activist Lou Powsner, 93

I didn't know Lou Powsner, but in the six years of reporting local news around Southern Brooklyn, his name has rolled off source's tongues and...

Bob Turner Inauguration Marred By OWS Protestor

Just as Congressman Anthony Weiner wasn't permitted a peaceful resignation from the Ninth Congressional District, his replacement Bob Turner wasn't permitted a peaceful inauguration. A...