A church, a well-known conservation group, a boat club, a middle school and a community garden are among the 18 entities that have been chosen to receive the first environment-related grant awards from the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund. … Full Article
In recognition of Black History Month, students at Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology explored the topic of civil rights through a program offered by Optimum Power to Learn, in conjunction with the Smithsonian Channel. … Full Article
Esteemed author Therese Walsh will appear in Brooklyn on March 10 to discuss her new novel, “The Moon Sisters,” with fellow author Barbara O’Neal, who recently published “The All You Can Dream Buffet.” The two will speak at BookCourt in Cobble Hill at 7 p.m., after which they will sign book … Full Article
The death of a 21-year-old woman who was hit by a city bus in Williamsburg is spurring calls for the de Blasio Administration to install safety measures on the streets of that neighborhood as well as other North Brooklyn communities. … Full Article
New research from Steven M. Lipson, Professor of Biology and Health Promotions at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, could pave the way to use plant chemicals to prevent thousands of children from being killed each year by an intestinal virus.
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Step back in time to one of the pivotal battles in the American Civil War as actress Michéle LaRue tells the story of “Gettysburg: One Woman’s War” on Wednesday, March 12 at St. Francis College’s Founders Hall in Brooklyn Heights. Sponsored by the St. … Full Article