City Councilmember Stephen Levin’s rescue of an abused and terrified cat on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) late Friday has drawn praise for the councilmember and outrage from animal advocates, who want the perpetrator found before he or she strikes again. … Full Article
What does it take to get a world-class, regulation size playing field built on the Brooklyn waterfront?
Students at Brooklyn Friends School (BFS) learned on Monday that it takes peaceful cooperation, collaboration and perseverance – core Quaker values. … Full Article
MONKTON — Man Prepares Hounds for Fox Hunt: In this Jan. 28 photo, huntsman Geoff Hyde leads a group of hounds out of their kennel at the Elkridge-Harford Hunt Club as they head out for a fox hunt in Monkton, Md. … Full Article
Fort Hamilton held its annual Vietnam Veterans Appreciation Day ceremony at the Post Theater on the base on Thursday, where Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Claude “Mick” Kicklighter spoke and honored the dozens of veterans in attendance. … Full Article
ANTARCTICA — Extreme Swimmer Moves Past Slab of Ice: In this February photo, provided by 5 Swims Expedition, Lewis Pugh of the United Kingdom swims past a floating slab of ice in the Ross Sea in Antarctica. … Full Article
The cafeteria of P.S. 102 was converted into a blood donation center for four hours on Thursday, as a steady stream of people showed up at the Bay Ridge elementary school to donate blood in memory of the school’s late custodian. … Full Article