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Nurses’ court order throws wrench into NYU’s LICH plans in Brooklyn

The nurses' union has delayed SUNY’s transfer of the walk-in emergency department at Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to NYU-Langone Medical Center. … Full Article
 

I'm Still Standing: Revolutionary War-era houses grace Brooklyn neighborhoods

Witnesses to history. Several houses still standing today were already built by the time the American Revolution rolled fatefully through the lands that became modern-day Brooklyn. One of them was already more than a century old by that time. … Full Article
 

LICH nurses taking SUNY back to court in Brooklyn

Nurses and other staffers at Long Island College Hospital (LICH) are taking the State University of New York (SUNY) back to state Supreme Court in Brooklyn on Wednesday. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Tech teacher indicted for sexting obscene selfies to student

A math and physics teacher at Brooklyn Tech High School in Fort Greene – one of the city’s most selective schools -- was arrested on Tuesday for sexting “disgusting” photos of his genitals to a 16-year-old female student. … Full Article
 
Man arrested after dangerous stroll on Brooklyn Bridge

Adams and Squadron: Throw the book at future Brooklyn Bridge climbers

After a Russian tourist was apprehended climbing on the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and state Sen. … Full Article
 

Primary focus: After initial rejection, Biviano gets a seat at Brooklyn 52nd Assembly debate

Doug Biviano, running for the 52nd Assembly District against Jo Anne Simon and Peter Sikora, argued his way into NY1’s televised debate set for  7 p.m. Monday night after being initially excluded due to his campaign’s lack of financial filings. … Full Article
 

Calls for renewed remembrance at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument

“Keep in mind that in 1908, at the one year commemoration of this monument, there were 20,000 people in attendance, including military regiments and civilian personnel,” said Society of Old Brooklynites member Daniel Cardona. “At the 100 year anniversary in 2008, there were only 200 people.” … Full Article
 
 

Russian tourist charged after climbing up Brooklyn Bridge

A Russian tourist climbed to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge to take pictures for fun in the landmark's second security breach in a month, authorities said Monday. Yaroslav Kolchin was charged with reckless endangerment, trespassing and disorderly conduct. … Full Article
 

Clarke: Pentagon’s new hair policy respects diversity

The military has done an about-face on its controversial policy governing hairstyles worn by troops and U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke is praising the change as a move that respects the diversity of the men and women in uniform. … Full Article
 

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