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Brooklyn judge sanctions insurance company for failure to follow ethics rules

An employee of an insurance company embroiled in a personal injury lawsuit was sanctioned $10,000 for an attempt to make contact with plaintiffs without the plaintiff’s attorney. … Full Article
 

Bishop names Msgr. Harrington rector of St. Joseph Co-Cathedral

As of this year, Brooklyn’s Catholic community has two cathedrals – the traditional seat of the bishop. Saint James, in downtown Brooklyn, has been a cathedral since the founding of the Brooklyn Diocese in 1853. … Full Article
 

Kerouac's 'Mexican Girl' brought to life in ‘Mañana Means Heaven’

As Jack Kerouac described her, she was "the cutest little Mexican girl" who happened across his path at a bus stop in Bakersfield, Calif., and became "Terry" in his classic novel, "On the Road." In reality, Kerouac scholars knew she was a woman named Bea Franco, but despite many efforts over the  … Full Article
 

Gonzalez provides funding for psychosocial treatment program

Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez (D-Sunset Park-Red Hook) announced that she has obtained $268,000 in City Council funding to support a program at Lutheran Family Health Centers that helps people suffering from serious mental illnesses to lead productive lives. … Full Article
 

Levin calls on city to develop a ‘cultural plan’

“Art isn’t easy,” is the lyric from a number in the Stephen Sondheim musical “Sunday in the Park with George,” about the artist George Seurat’s struggles with creativity and commerce. … Full Article
 

Head of Kings County Criminal Bar Association weighs in on diminishing use of 18-b panel attorneys

One of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s missions during his three-term stint as mayor was to eliminate, or at least reduce, the use of private attorneys to defend indigent criminal defendants where a conflict exists. … Full Article
 

Outdoor fun: 'Summer Space' comes to Montague Street on Sunday

Take a free yoga class, play a game of life-sized chess, or send the kids on a scavenger hunt at the first of two Summer Space events on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights on Sunday, September 15. … Full Article
 

BREAKING: Brooklyn judge nullifies LICH closure plan

Supporters of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) celebrated in Cobble Hill on Thursday night after learning that state Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes had issued a ruling that throws a wrench into the state Department of Health’s approval of SUNY Downstate’s closing plan for LICH. … Full Article
 

St Francis opens up Brooklyn Bridge Park home schedule with a win

It was a big game for St. Francis Brooklyn as its men's soccer club opened up its new home field at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Before that game, the Terriers had played at "home" before, but home was at Aviator Sports Complex which is a 17.5 mile drive away and drew no home fans. … Full Article
 

FDNY emergency drill to be held at Barclays Center

The city's Office of Emergency Management says the FDNY and U.S. Marine Corps will be conducting a disaster drill at the Barclays Center. The OEM says it will be conducted from 8 p.m. Friday until 2 a.m. Saturday. … Full Article
 

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