On Friday, Oct. 4, Poly Prep's Maria Hatzipetros was honored by the Guild for Exceptional Children as the first Junior Benefactor in the history of the organization at their annual Autumn Gala at the El Caribe in Brooklyn. … Full Article
The Sunset Park Business Improvement District (BID) is urging anyone in the neighborhood who has an illegal gun to surrender it to authorities. To entice gun owners reluctant to give up their weapons, the BID is sweetening the pot by offer bank cards worth up to $200. … Full Article
The crew of the Mary A. Whalen started storm preparations four days before Hurricane Sandy was expected to strike last October. An elementary school class had just finished its visit when the crew began clearing the deck and securing dock lines. … Full Article
Now that summer is over, a Brooklyn swimming pool will be put to a new use: An ice skating rink.
The rink at McCarren Park Pool will open on Nov. 15. It's located on the Greenpoint-Williamsburg border. … Full Article