A 71-year-old man who was struck and critically injured by a pickup truck that came onto the sidewalk after colliding with a mini-van at a Dyker Heights intersection Tuesday afternoon has died, police said.
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Former New York State Senator Eric Adams ran unopposed in the September 2013 Democratic primary for Brooklyn borough president. This is partly because a potential candidate was left off of the ballot. … Full Article
If Craig Eaton’s name is in the news, it’s usually because of his role as Brooklyn’s Republican Party chairman. But Eaton is also a husband and a father whose family has endured a great deal of pain and has triumphed over adversity for nearly two decades. … Full Article
A Bay Ridge civic and political activist who organized a local relief effort to assist the victims of superstorm Sandy last fall that involved leading volunteers in cooking thousands of meals for displaced families was honored by the city with a Helping Hand Award. … Full Article
Abound with writers and bookworms, Brooklyn has a distinctly rich literary culture. But despite the wealth of bookstores and literary events, there are communities in the borough that have comparatively less access to such innovative programs. … Full Article
For Marty Markowitz, accompanying manager Lee Moudatsos to the dessert display case inside Mike’s Hinsch’s restaurant in Bay Ridge to look at the creamy confections was a recipe for trouble. "It's like sending an alcoholic to a bar,” joked the food-loving borough president. … Full Article