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2 officials convicted at FIFA trial in Brooklyn Federal Court, 3rd awaits verdict

Two former South American soccer officials were convicted Friday of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, while deliberations will continue next week for a third official. … Full Article
 

HeartShare’s Cornerstone after-school site gets makeover

Children enrolled in an afterschool program in Boerum Hill sponsored by HeartShare Human Services of New York are enjoying brand new amenities, thanks to a renovation of the program site that was made possible with donations from Habitat for Humanity and a furniture store. … Full Article
 

North Brooklyn Angels’ food truck receives early holiday gift

It’s Thursday, just after the noon hour. Remnants of the season’s second snowfall cover the grass at Cooper Park Houses with a thin layer of white that neither sun nor ambient temperatures are strong enough to melt. … Full Article
 

Angel Wings: Profiles of Boosters: Jim Munson of Brooklyn Roasters

“This is a brewed beverage borough,” says Jim Munson, one of the masterminds behind Brooklyn Roasters. “ I love that the first syllable of where I live symbolizes what I do: ‘broo’…” … Full Article
 

Call to rename Williamsburg Bridge after saxophonist Sonny Rollins gains steam

The Williamsburg Bridge will undergo many changes in the coming years as part of the L-train shutdown, but none perhaps more dramatic than this.   … Full Article
 

NYU Langone to close Lutheran Augustana Center

A major Brooklyn medical facility that serves patients in need of skilled nursing, physical therapy, pain management and hospice care is closing its doors in 2018, the Brooklyn Eagle has learned. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn DA presents $750K in restitution checks to cheated workers

After five electricians were cheated out of pay from a Red Hook company, Brooklyn District Attorney-elect Eric Gonzalez and Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark Peters presented them with more than $750,000 in restitution checks on Tuesday, officials said. … Full Article
 

Former Brooklyn prosecutor stars in ‘TRUE CONVICTION’

A former Brooklyn prosecutor who had a perfect 35-0 record in convicting the bad guys in homicide cases is taking her crime-solving skills to television. … Full Article
 

With bill blocked unaccountably, heavy waste processing in poor Brooklyn still unabated

“Waste equity” legislation, designed to relieve the trash processing burden in north Brooklyn, south Bronx and southeast Queens, died on Monday after one of its many co-sponsors, Queens Councilmember Daneek Miller, unexpectedly blocked it before it could reach a City Council vote. … Full Article
 

Santa Claus comes to Interfaith Medical Center

Santa Claus took time out from his busy schedule to come down from the North Pole to visit with children at Interfaith Medical Center in Bedford-Stuyvesant and it proved to be a memorable day. … Full Article
 

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