Officials congratulate NYPD on capture of hate-crime suspect

Following news that the person of interest in the Williamsburg mezuzah-burning case, 35-year-old Ruben Ublies, has been apprehended, elected officials and community leaders congratulating NYPD on their investigation. … Full Article

Brooklyn BookBeat: Talmud scholar to speak at Park Slope Jewish Center

Maggie Anton, acclaimed author of the “Rashi’s Daughters” series, is coming to Park Slope Jewish Center on April 21 to discuss her book “Rav Hisda’s Daughter: Book I: Apprentice” (Plume Origin … Full Article

Cops ID suspect In Williamsburg hate crimes

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted for questioning in regard to 12 incidents of arson against religious Jews in Williamsburg.
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Federal lawsuit may have been prevented if Brooklyn taxi company was chosen

Late last week, a federal court in New York City cleared the way for a major class action lawsuit brought by New Yorkers who use wheelchairs to challenge the “Taxi of Tomorrow. … Full Article

Brooklyn BookBeat: Senior citizens to share writing at St. Francis College

On Monday, April 15, St. Francis College will present “The Rainbow Bridge of Light: Voices From the Universe,” featuring poetry and prose by members of Professor Mitch Levenberg’s senior citizens writing class. … Full Article

Tax time! College kids help people file returns

April 15 is right around the corner, but don’t panic if you haven’t filed your tax return yet. The deadline for filing is next Monday, so you have a few days to prepare. … Full Article

Brooklyn Community Foundation President Marilyn Gelber to leave in June

Alan Fishman, chair of the Board of Directors of the Brooklyn Community Foundation, has announced that founding President Marilyn Gelber would step down from her position at the end of June. … Full Article

Residents vote to fund $1M worth of projects

This weekend, 2,812 residents of City Councilman Brad Lander’s Brooklyn district, which stretches from Cobble Hill through Park Slope to Kensington, voted in New York City’s second “ … Full Article

Red Hook march to save LICH draws hundreds

Roughly 500 supporters chanting "Health care, not condos!" joined nurses, doctors and elected leaders in Red Hook for a march to Long Island College Hospital (LICH), to keep the Cobble Hill institution open. … Full Article


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