The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn is announcing a compensation program for victims of past sexual abuse by priests modeled on the program that the larger New York archdiocese started last year … Full Article

BP Adams hosts fourth annual Women’s History Month celebration

On Thursday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hosted the Fourth Annual Women’s History Month Celebration at Borough Hall. The event recognized a distinguished group of honorees from various vocations. … Full Article

This week's Brooklyn Eagle Weekly Edition

This week's edition of the Brooklyn Eagle Weekly is now available to be read electronically! Peter Stamelman's Q&A with New York City Ballet dancer Tiler Peck is on our cover, and all 36 pages— including inBrooklyn— can now be read online. … Full Article

Federation of Italian-American Organizations holds 40th anniversary gala

On Sunday, the Federation of Italian-American Organizations (FIAO) celebrated its 40th anniversary gala at El Caribe with community leaders attending to salute this year’s honorees.  … Full Article

EPA: Gowanus Canal cleanup fund nearly depleted, Trump won’t help

The Gowanus Canal’s cleanup fund is on the verge of running out and President Donald Trump is not coming to the rescue. … Full Article

BP Adams honors high-profile detectives, firefighters at borough’s latest ‘heroes of the month’

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams was recently joined by FDNY Commissioner Daniel A. … Full Article

St. Nicholas Home hosts 35th Anniversary Gala

On Saturday, March 15, the St. Nicholas Home, a nonprofit interdenominational residence for elderly individuals in Bay Ridge, hosted its 35th Anniversary Gala at The Vanderbilt at South Beach on Staten Island. … Full Article

Latest Rikers Island brutality case fuels debate over jail's future

The latest in a string of brutality cases against Rikers Island guards has added fuel to a growing debate on whether New York City's notoriously violent jail complex has become so dysfunctional it should be shut down. … Full Article

Brooklyn & NYC pols trash failed GOP health care bill

After Republicans abandoned the vote on their much-scorned American Health Care Act (AHCA) on Friday, Brooklyn and other New York officials — most of them Democrats — weighed in with statements castigating the failed bill and warning that they would remain vigilant going forward. … Full Article

Tell your NYC councilmember how to spend a million dollars

The sixth annual Participatory Budgeting (PB) Week has kicked off, and this year the City Council has launched digital voting, which means that you can now vote for projects in your district online … Full Article


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