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Habitat for Humanity completes rehab of Brownsville residences

Habitat for Humanity NYC, a charitable organization that rehabilitates deteriorated housing and builds new homes for the benefit of low- and moderate-income New Yorkers, has completed its Dean Street Residences at 203 Mother Gaston Blvd. in Brownsville. … Full Article
 
Begin Again: Over 100 People Clean Their Criminal Records for Low-Level Offenses

VIDEO: Over 100 people clean their criminal records for low-level offenses at DA’s Begin Again event

Kent Handberry is starting new in New York. While he searches for a job he is staying in a Bedford-Stuyvesant shelter, but three weeks ago he was hit with a $25 ticket after getting caught with an open can of beer in public. … Full Article
 

Man arrested on arson charges in Kings Plaza parking garage fire

Police have arrested a man on arson charges in connection with the fire in a parking garage that damaged dozens of vehicles and sent thick black smoke billowing over Mill Basin.  … Full Article
 

Come see Canarsie, before or after the L-pocalypse starts

The L-pocalypse is coming. Oy vey. There's something Brooklynites should keep in mind amid the planning for mitigative measures to deal with L-maggedon, as the looming L train line shutdown is also called.  … Full Article
 

Come see Canarsie Cemetery, where Civil War veterans and Dutch Colonial descendants are buried

While we rally round the flag, boys, rally once again, Shouting the battle cry of freedom!  – George F. Root, “The Battle Cry of Freedom”  … Full Article
 

Judges meet with the community and answer questions at an East Flatbush town hall

Judges matter in your lives. For the average voter, picking a judge can often be the hardest decision on the ballot as there is often a lack of information available about candidates as compared to races for executives and legislators. … Full Article
 

More Brooklyn churches are beginning to offer affordable housing

When the pastor of the Church of God of East Flatbush R.C. Hugh Nelson decided his church needed to expand, he saw a chance to do something more. … Full Article
 

Mill Basin man who allegedly scammed investors indicted on grand larceny

A Mill Basin man was arraigned yesterday on an indictment in which he is charged with second-degree grand larceny and other charges for allegedly stealing more than $440,000 that he was supposed to invest in securities for at least 22 people, including his friends, family, neighbors and oth … Full Article
 

Protests erupt in front of East Flatbush nail salon after brawl goes viral

Protestors gathered in front of an East Flatbush nail salon on Tuesday after a video of salon employees assaulting black customers went viral. … Full Article
 

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