St. Francis College celebrates new graduates

Hundreds of parents, family members and friends will come to St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights to celebrate the Class of 2016 at St. Francis College’s Winter Commencement on Thursday, Jan. 14, beginning with a Baccalaureate Mass at 2 p.m. … Full Article

OPINION: Pineapple Walk sell out

There are many reasons for the community to oppose the cash-rich proposal to build a huge new building in the middle of the Cadman Plaza urban renewal site in Brooklyn Heights. The juicy location — from a developer’s point of view — bordered on one side by Pineapple Walk, the unique low-lyi … Full Article

NYU Lutheran doctors take healing touch abroad

Doctors, nurses, dentists and other health care practitioners from NYU Lutheran Medical Center have taken their act on the road several times in recent years. … Full Article

New state law makes subway crime easier to track, pols say

The two Brooklyn elected officials who sponsored a subway crime bill signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo requiring the NYPD to report all incidents to the City Council said the new state law will improve New Yorkers’ safety. … Full Article

Final vote on P.S. 8 rezoning on Tuesday

The District 13 Community Education Council (CEC) will vote on the proposed rezoning of P.S. 8 in Brooklyn Heights and P.S. 307 in Vinegar Hill at a special calendar meeting on Jan. 5 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting, which is expected to be crowded, will take place at P.S. 56, 170 Gates Ave. … Full Article

Rooftop bar at Hotel Bossert coming soon?

The return of a lounge to the rooftop terrace of the storied Hotel Bossert in Brooklyn Heights is inching ahead with a liquor license review before a Community Board 2 committee scheduled for Jan. 6 at 6 p.m. __________ … Full Article

Winter is coming -- Time to get tickets to BAMkids

If you don’t already have one, you might just want to borrow a child so you’ll have an excuse to enjoy a performance from BAMkids’ upcoming winter season. … Full Article

In Public Service: Watching JFK on television inspired Martin Dilan

State Sen. Martin Dilan developed a keen interest in politics when he was a child. He recalls being a boy and watching the 1960 Democratic National Convention on television in his family’s Bushwick home. … Full Article

Obituary: Leonard Kingsley, PH.D. Nov. 11, 1930 ‐ Dec. 29, 2015

Leonard Kingsley, who passed away on Dec. 29 at the age of 85, was the husband of Anne Cahalan; father of Hal (Julie) and David (Shello) Kingsley; grandfather of Jennifer, Allison, Brooke, Montana, Max and Leo Kingsley. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO properties the Jehovah's Witnesses haven't yet sold: Part Three

Amen, Amen, Amen. The Watchtower's got a trio of fine properties on the sale market. … Full Article


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