INDIA — Bank Scam Sparks Demonstrations: An activist of India's opposition Congress party's youth wing jumps from the roof of a police bus after being detained by policemen during  … Full Article

Legal group adds to list of Brooklyn priests named in child abuse cases

A report sent to media outlets by an attorney group on Thursday details abuse allegations against 65 priests at the Brooklyn Diocese, including eight priests who have never been publicly identified as abusers. … Full Article

Business owner delivers early Christmas gift to foster kids

A Bay Ridge business owner had a special Christmas gift that is sure to make the holiday season brighter for teenagers in a foster care program. And she had help from generous donations made by kind-hearted people. … Full Article

Nonprofit provides safe space for NYC writers

In the world of traditional publishing, it can be difficult for newcomers to find a place for their work. Without influence and a large social media following, the voices of unknown writers are often silenced, but Aaron Zimmerman has been trying to change that. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today December 15: MTA Abruptly Releases L-Train Shutdown Plan

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 31°, Night 26°, Partly Sunny then Slight Chance Snow … Full Article

Thursday December 14, Our World in Pictures

CALIFORNIA — Blaze is Expected to Continue Growing: In this Wednesday photo, a dozer from the Santa Barbara County Fire Department clears a fire break across a canyon to make a stand should the fire move in that direction. … Full Article

$2.6 billion LIRR upgrade will connect Brooklyn workers to Long Island jobs

Brooklyn residents will have new access to employment on Long Island after the completion of $2.6-billion rail project known as the Long Island Rail Road Expansion Project. … Full Article

MTA abruptly releases L-train shutdown plan, still many unanswered questions

For months, elected officials and residents pleaded for MTA to release its mitigation plan for the L-train shutdown, arguing that they were left in the dark with little communication. … Full Article
Brooklyn’s largest menorah lit at Grand Army Plaza, marking start of Hanukkah

Brooklyn’s largest menorah lit at Grand Army Plaza, marking start of Hanukkah

Hundreds of people gathered at Grand Army Plaza on Tuesday to witness the lighting of Brooklyn’s largest menorah, standing at 32 feet tall. … Full Article

Coney Island will be rocking on New Year’s Eve

Forget Times Square! Coney Island is going to be one of the hottest places to ring in the New Year. Borough President Eric Adams announced plans for the Fourth Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration in Coney Island. … Full Article

Bay Ridge’s Third Avenue Merchants host annual holiday toy drive

In the giving spirit of the season, Bay Ridge’s Merchants of Third Avenue held its annual holiday celebration and toy drive at Lobo Loco restaurant on Monday night. … Full Article


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