NYPD has issued a Silver Alert after the disappearance of Vilma Bowen, a 71 year old black female. She was last seen on Wednesday, November 14 around noon in the vicinity of New York Avenue and Foster Avenue in Flatbush, Brooklyn. … Full Article
Being funny must run in the Murphy family. Eddie Murphy, the world-famous funnyman-actor, is going to have to take a back seat to his brother, at least as far as the soldiers at the Fort Hamilton Army Base are concerned. … Full Article
Bensonhurst families have a new medical office to turn to for their children’s health care needs, according to officials at Maimonides Medical Center, who said the hospital recently opened a pediatric facility in the community. … Full Article
In the midst of trying to defend their PSAL football championship, the Lincoln Railsplitters have been dealing with the aftereffects of Superstorm Sandy, as well as their playoff opponents. … Full Article
Take that, Sandy! The horrific hurricane left massive damage in its wake, but the storm couldn’t defeat the community-minded spirit of Bay Ridge residents and civic leaders, who have dedicated themselves to helping the victims rebuild their lives. … Full Article
On the eve of the start of city-imposed gasoline rationing, the chairman of the Bensonhurst community board railed against city and state government for what he charged was the lack of candor from officials about the seriousness of transportation woes in the southern Brooklyn region. … Full Article
The election last week proved to be successful for Democrats in Brooklyn, with the party’s incumbents in congressional and state legislative races winning re-election in the vast majority of races around the borough.
And then there’s Bay Ridge. … Full Article