20-year-old gets 18 years for fatal stabbing during an argument in Crown Heights

A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday for fatally stabbing a teenager during an argument. Jermaine Matthews, 20, previously pleaded guilty to stabbing 17-year-old John Garrett to death on June 10, 2015 in Crown Heights near Eastern Parkway and Utica Avenue. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School welcomes entering class

Hundreds of brand new Brooklyn Law School students gathered in Brooklyn’s federal court ceremonial courtroom and were welcomed into the school with advice, oaths and jokes on Tuesday.  … Full Article

BP Adams applauds Ridgewood Savings Bank on new Clinton Hill branch, production of historical documentary

Ridgewood Savings Bank’s Chairman and CEO, Peter Boger, and President & COO, Leonard Stekol, will host a special ribbon cutting ceremony with the executive team on Tuesday, September 12th to commemorate the opening of the bank’s 35th b … Full Article

Where's the best place to photograph the new Kosciuszko Bridge?

The next time you feel the urge to photograph the handsome new Kosciuszko Bridge, tap that Uber app. Or hire a boat. … Full Article

Solidarity with Greenpoint

We are offering these photos as a way to say we stand with Greenpoint in protest against senseless violence. On Friday, Aug. 18, a Greenpoint resident named George Carroll was murdered near Monsignor McGolrick Park.  … Full Article

Construction progress at The Greenpoint

Before you know it, people will be riding NYC Ferry boats to eat at Marcus Samuelsson’s very first Brooklyn restaurant. … Full Article

Levin picks up StreetsPAC endorsement

Councilmember Stephen Levin, who represents a diverse district that runs from Greenpoint to Downtown Brooklyn along with several neighborhoods in between, has picked up a big endorsement in his bid for re-election. … Full Article

Navy Yard to host NYC’s only film critics boot camp

For the third consecutive year, HITN/ KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Boot Camp, a weeklong summer program designed to teach young teens the skills to critique and review films, has once again come to the Brooklyn Navy Yard. … Full Article

Victim of court officer accused of forcing her to perform sex act speaks out

After a Brooklyn court officer was indicted Monday for allegedly forcing a woman to perform a sex act on him, the victim publicly spoke out. … Full Article

John Jay student left dead in wake of Brownsville gang shootings

Nine alleged Brownsville gang members, one as young as 15, were variously charged with conspiracy to commit murder in multiple shootings that left an innocent 22-year-old John Jay student dead and 13 others injured, officials announced Tuesday. … Full Article


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