Community calls for nationwide boycott of Stop & Shop after workers kill alleged Brooklyn shoplifter

Residents of Flatbush and the family of a man who was killed by three Stop & Shop employees who reportedly caught him shoplifting rallied outside the Flatbush Avenue grocer on Thursday to call for a nationwide boycott of the chain — and to demand that the Brooklyn District Attorney … Full Article


Thug runs off with stroke victim’s wheelchair in Bay Ridge

Cops are hunting for the heartless thug who grabbed a stroke victim’s wheelchair on hectic Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge and fled, leaving the victim holding onto her husband for dear life on Tuesday, police said. … Full Article

Queens man accused of breaking into Borough Park apartment, getting into bed with teen

A Brooklyn judge jailed a 38-year-old man on Thursday accused of breaking into a Borough Park apartment through the window and getting into bed with a 14-year-old girl. … Full Article

Cuomo move would have helped felon Michael Grimm vote for Donald Trump

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s move to allow paroled felons to vote would have helped ex-con and former congressman Michael Grimm elect President Donald Trump — but the disgraced former lawmaker who is fighting to get back his seat is saying “no thanks.” … Full Article


Plan would designate official Little Haiti district in Flatbush

Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte (D-Flatbush-Ditmas Park) is leading an effort to designate an area bordered by Avenue H, Brooklyn Avenue, Parkside Avenue and East 16th Street the Little Haiti Business and Cultural District “to foster a strong sense of belonging, security and pride among resident … Full Article

Family wants charges against employees accused of killing alleged shoplifter

The family of an accused Flatbush Avenue Stop & Shop shoplifter who died after witnesses say store workers wrangled him to the ground over the weekend, called on the Brooklyn district attorney to press manslaughter charges on Wednesday. … Full Article

See Mary Pickford's house and other fine sights in landmark-worthy Ditmas Park West

A century ago, when silent films were all the rage, America's most famous actress almost became a Brooklyn resident. … Full Article

The Vitagraph Smokestack will live on, developer says

The Vitagraph Smokestack will live on. … Full Article

St. Anselm Academy students nurture their gardens

Fourth graders at Saint Anselm Catholic Academy are learning important lessons about drought-stricken regions of the world by working with their hands. … Full Article

Students share ideas on how to stop littering

Twenty-one students from Southeast Brooklyn elementary schools will get the chance to offer their ideas on how to reduce litter on city sidewalks when they present essays they have written for a contest sponsored by a local lawmaker. … Full Article


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