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Follow the Yellow Brook Road to free ‘Wizard of Oz’ screening!

A free screening of the film classic, “The Wizard of Oz” will take place in Colonel Marcus Park in Gravesend this Sunday, June 29, thanks to council members David Greenfield and Mark Treyger, who are jointly presenting the movie showing. … Full Article

Brooklyn man sentenced to 20 years in prison for Brownsville shooting

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle has learned that a Brooklyn man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison following his conviction earlier this month on assault and other charges in connection with a point-blank shooting that left his 19-year-old victim permanently injured. … Full Article

Treyger opens his second district office

Councilman Mark Treyger opened his second district office on Sunday by hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony and greeting large crowds of constituents who said they were grateful the lawmaker has established a new foothold in southern Brooklyn. … Full Article

Cameras to go up at tragic Brooklyn housing project, among others

Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Wednesday joined public housing residents in East New York, New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Chair Shola Olatoye, and Councilmember Inez Barron to announce the start of a long-overdue security camera installation at Boulevard Hous … Full Article

Chamber of Commerce aims to help veteran-owned businesses

As a lieutenant colonel, Irving Donaldson led the 369th Infantry Regiment, also known as the Harlem Hellfighters, into Iraq in 2004. … Full Article

Stabbing victim's dad: 'What made you do this?'

The father of a 6-year-old boy who was fatally stabbed in a knife attack in a public housing project elevator said Thursday that if he saw the suspect, he'd ask him, "What made you do this to a little baby?" … Full Article

Police arrest man in elevator stabbing of boy, 6

A man believed to have stabbed a 6-year-old boy to death and critically injured a 7-year-old girl in a knife attack in a public housing building elevator that didn't have security cameras was arrested just minutes after the mayor and the police commissioner publicly id … Full Article

Western Beef adding $50K to reward for East New York stabbing suspect

The hunt for the stabbing suspect of two children in East New York is on. … Full Article

Brooklyn immigrants fueling a US boom in cricket

EAST ISLIP, N.Y.— Cricket, the international game of bats and balls that isn't baseball, is enjoying a surge of popularity in America, with the debut of a national league this spring and higher demand to build "pitches" across the country. … Full Article

Reward offered to help find suspect in fatal stabbings of East New York children

Political leaders and anti-violence advocates in East New York are offering a monetary award for information leading to the apprehension of a suspect in Sunday’s fatal stabbing incident at the Boulevard Houses that claimed six-year-old Prince Joshua Avitto and left seven-year-old Mikayla Capers i … Full Article


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