The United States 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, which encompasses New York, has ruled that the Fair Debt Collection Act (FDCA) does not require a notice of a disputed debt to be in writing to be deemed valid. … Full Article
Thousands of people are arriving at the grave of a revered New York City rabbi to mark the 19th anniversary of his death.
Rabbi Menachem Schneerson led the Chabad Lubavitch movement based in Crown Heights for more than 40 years. … Full Article
Visitors to McCarren Park in Greenpoint can enjoy it even more than they did before, thanks to a renovation of the recreation area done by the parks Department with funds obtained from the city budget by Councilman Stephen Levin. … Full Article
High school students and their mentors celebrated a year of successful “iMentoring” on Saturday with games, lunch from Panera, and fun activities like funny dress up and T-shirt making at a picnic in Cadman Plaza Park, Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article
The state should be doing more to assist homeowners whose houses are in foreclosure proceedings, according to Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, who said that at the very least they should be protected from … Full Article
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce celebrated the official grand opening on Friday of its new offices with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 335 Adams Street at Renaissance Plaza in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article