Bensonhurst and Bath Beach were treated like second class citizens by New York City this winter, according to officials at Community Board 11, who charged that the Department of Sanitation was slow to plow the white stuff off local streets after major snowstorms. … Full Article
The future of the Brooklyn Heights Public Library was discussed by members of the Community Advisory Committee last week. Attendees remarked on the presentation, as documented by the Eagle's Dipti Kumar.
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The Brooklyn Heights Public Library is getting redeveloped and the business library will be relocated to Grand Army Plaza. What will the impact be on the community? Who are the major opposers and supporters of this plan? … Full Article
John Bourne of Brooklyn died January 9, 2015 at age 90. He was born November 8, 1924 in Kennebunk, Maine, son of Harold Hubbard Bourne, JD, and Sally Goodwin Bourne. His older sisters were Dorothy Rose Swetland, Marcia Bourne Marr and Sally Mullane. … Full Article
MEXICO CITY — Wild Horse Escapes Charro’s Lasso: In this March 1 photo, a wild horse escapes a charro's lasso during the heeling event, in which a charro must catch the horse's back legs with his rope, at a charreada in Mexico City. … Full Article
FERGUSON, Mo. — Police Guard Corner After 2 Officers Were Shot: Police guard the corner off Adams Street and South Florissant Road after two officers were shot while standing guard in front of the Ferguson Police Station on Thursday. … Full Article
The Bay Ridge Historical Society is getting ready for spring by planning an ambitious agenda of programs highlighting not only Bay Ridge’s past, but the history of Brooklyn Heights as well. … Full Article