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Brooklyn man convicted of double murder in East New York

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced on Friday that a 60-year-old man has been convicted of two counts of second-degree murder and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon for the 2013 shooting death of two men outside a home in East New York.
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After renovation and enlargement, this Mill Basin house sells for an additional $1 million

There's eye candy on Mill Basin's inland streets. When we visited the neighborhood recently, we noticed an abundance of charming houses that aren't located right on the shoreline.  … Full Article

On the waterfront in Mill Basin — for $3.1 million

What could be more fun than window-shopping for shoreline houses on a sunny, summer-like November day? Mill Basin's waterfront homes look especially fine with cerulean skies as a backdrop. … Full Article

Reasons to love Mill Basin

Brooklyn founding father Jan Martense Schenck owned a house there. In the 1670s. It's one of the only places in B'KLYN where houses have private boat docks. It looks a little like Fort Lauderdale with deciduous trees. … Full Article

Author of book on charter school movement to speak in Brooklyn

"A Light Shines in Harlem” (Lawrence Hill Books), by award-winning journalist Mary C. Bounds, explores the charter school movement and its formative years in New York in the late 1990s and early 2000s. … Full Article

MTA to finally connect the L and 3 Lines in Brownsville

In its five-year capital budget proposed on Wednesday, the MTA agreed to fund a long-awaited connection between the Livonia Avenue – Junius Street L and 3 lines in Brownsville. … Full Article

East Brooklyn Congregations rally draws 750

More than 750 members of East Brooklyn Congregations (EBC) marched to the Redwood Senior Living residence in East New York on Sunday. … Full Article

In Public Service: Persaud moving up ladder fast

“I will work with everyone — Democrats, Republicans,” said Assemblymember Roxanne Persaud, who is a Democrat but has shown a willingness to work across the aisle in Albany. … Full Article

Rev. Williams retires after 16 years leading East Flatbush Church

After 16 years of leadership, the Rev. Canon Dr. Howard K. Williams of St. Augustine's Episcopal Church in East Flatbush retired from active parish ministry on Sept. 26. … Full Article

Colton likes to encourage young people to take charge

William Colton has been serving in the New York state Assembly for nearly 19 years and said he loves his job because he enjoys working to make the lives of his constituents better. But Colton also said he doesn’t think he can do it alone. … Full Article


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