On the summer night Brooklyn natives Ellen Gerber and Pearl Berlin committed to spending their lives together, the No. 1 song was "When A Man Loves A Woman."Lyndon B. Johnson was president. NASA had just landed the first unmanned probe on the moon. … Full Article
A persistent shortfall in funding has curtailed the potential of the Pacific Street Library, where entrances do not accommodate those with disabilities, extra rooms on higher floors remain closed off due to a lack of staffing and infrastructural problems persist, officials say. … Full Article
Politicians visited a YMCA summer camp at P.S. 261 Tuesday after recent noise complaints from Boerum Hill neighbors.
The visitors, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Councilmember Stephen Levin, additionally highlighted benefits of the summer learning environment. … Full Article
U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a democrat whose district includes Brooklyn neighborhoods, introduced a bipartisan resolution in the House with U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, condemning the growing anti-Semitism abroad. … Full Article