Aidala earns praise from Italian-American leaders

Attorney Louis Aidala was honored by the National Federation of Italian-American Societies Inc. at the Brooklyn-based organization’s recent dinner, where he was praised for his many years of service to the community. … Full Article

Monday February 26, Our World in Pictures

SOUTH KOREA – Olympics Closing Ceremony: Fireworks explode over the Olympic flame during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday.  … Full Article

‘Cop on the Corner’ coming to Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst

The partnership between residents and the police officers who are assigned to protect them is about to enter a new phase in two Southwest Brooklyn precincts now that a highly praised citywide program will be making its local debut. … Full Article

Board 10 scrutinizes restaurant liquor licenses

Community Board 10 has a busy agenda for its next public meeting with members taking a close look at liquor license applications filed with New York state by Bay Ridge restaurant owners. … Full Article

Thursday, February 22: Our World In Pictures

FLORIDA — Shooting Victims are Laid to Rest: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Athletic Director Chris Brent Hixon, 49, is laid to rest at the South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth on Wednesday. … Full Article

Advocates seek landmark status for Angel Guardian Home

In a last-ditch effort to save the Angel Guardian Home in Dyker Heights from possible demolition by its new owners, senior housing advocates are throwing a Hail Mary pass to try to get Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration to designate four buildings at the site as city landmarks. … Full Article

MILESTONES: February 22, birthdays for James Blunt, Rajon Rondo, Drew Barrymore

On this day in 1909, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported on the return of the American naval fleet cruise from a two-year worldwide cruise that was meant both as a goodwill tour and a statement that the United States’ battleship fleet and personnel were strong. … Full Article

Could a pontoon bridge be the solution to the L-train shutdown?

It seems like any and all mitigation options are on the table for the L-train shutdown these days. … Full Article

How Southwest Brooklyn is combating the opioid epidemic

As the nation’s opioid epidemic deepens, Southwest Brooklyn’s elected officials and civic leaders are grappling with the health crisis by coming up with ideas on how to confront the growing problem. … Full Article


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