A Flatbush woman has been arrested after her 19-month-old son was found dead in their apartment over the weekend.
Police on Monday charged Anna Thomas with murder and manslaughter in the death of her son Justin Stephens. … Full Article
Bay Ridge welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors on Sunday, as the 39th Annual Third Avenue Festival took place, offering pedestrians a variety of sights, sounds and fun-filled experiences including sidewalk sales, concerts, dance performances, outdoor cafes, kiddie rides and carnival g … Full Article
Thousands of children let their imaginations take hold and marched up Third Avenue in Bay Ridge dressed in colorful, creative and sometimes wacky, homemade costumes as part of the 47th Annual Ragamuffin Parade on Saturday. … Full Article
The fight over putting a Success Academy charter school in Seth Low Intermediate School in Bensonhurst is having an effect on the neighboring community, according to a local education official, who said the battle is spilling over the border between two school districts. … Full Article
The federal government shutdown is not only affecting federal government employees and federal installations such as Gateway National Park, it’s also affecting the financial markets and investors. … Full Article
Members of Bay Ridge Cares, a volunteer organization that formed last year to help local families who had been burned out of their homes, is now organizing its charitable efforts around the plight of a little girl with a serious illness. … Full Article
Vanquished Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes, who was defeated in the Democratic Primary last month by Ken Thompson and was then urged by Republican and Conservative party leaders to run on their lines in November, has thrown his hat back into the ring, the New York Post reported on … Full Article