The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District on Thursday presented its 2013 African-American Heritage Program. Focusing on the civil rights movement in 1963, the office offered a multimedia presentation complete with video, fine art and musical selections. … Full Article
Though the Nets made no trades prior to Thursday afternoon's 3 p.m. trade deadline, the Nets stated their case that they remain legitimate Eastern Conference contenders as presently constituted in Milwaukee on Wednesday night. … Full Article
WASHINGTON- A U.S.-based Jewish group is rejecting Russian President Vladimir Putin's suggestion to house a disputed historical collection of books and documents at a Jewish museum in Moscow. They want their books back in Brooklyn. … Full Article
Brooklyn Heights resident Jenny Vainisi is a designer and illustrator who for years has produced creative work for companies such as Simon & Schuster, Godiva Chocolatier, and Scholastic. … Full Article
The Church of St. Ann & the Holy Trinity has begun a “Spirituality and Sustainability” series designed to bring awareness of how to protect the environment and food supply, cook healthy meals and provide nutritious meals to the needy. … Full Article
Just call him "Joey Big Shot" or "Big Shot Joe".
Either moniker would be appropriate when describing Joe Johnson, Brooklyn's unquestioned go-to guy in the clutch, following his latest late-game shooting clinic. … Full Article