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NYC suspends homeless-pet euthanasia for a day

New York City Animal Care & Control is suspending euthanasia for a day. It's part of a nationwide event called "Just One Day." AC&C says it will not perform euthanasia on Wednesday unless it is medically necessary. It has extended adoption hours and reduced fees. … Full Article

Boundless frustration at Red Hook Sandy oversight hearing

When it comes to the devastation of Red Hook residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy, it’s hard to know where to start. … Full Article

Crown Heights Tenants Union protests for protections

Tenants took to the streets on Saturday to tell their landlords that they were fed up with a cycle of displacement and rent overcharges. The Crown Heights Tenant Union (CHTU), an alliance of long-term residents and recently-arrived tenants … Full Article

Fort Greene event empowers women to speak out against street harassment

As temperatures climb with the onset of summer, so do rates of street harassment, effectively limiting women and girls from contributing and participating in various aspects of civic and community life. … Full Article

PHOTO: Brooklyn disabled children run 5K

Sunday’s Race to Save Lives, the charity 5K the Hatzalah EMS organization held on Sunday on Roosevelt Island, featured 30 developmentally challenged kids from the Yachad School in Midwood, off Avenue M, who ran in the race.   … Full Article

Family of hit-run victims pleads: ‘Don’t forget our mom and sister’

On June 7, 1994, Donna Blanchard walked to her local deli in Bay Ridge to buy some groceries. She brought her four-year-old daughter Michele with her. They never made it home. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Fire disrupts Court Street traffic

Sirens blared and FDNY fire trucks raced down Court Street on the wrong side of the road Monday morning as a fire caused a commotion on the busy Brooklyn thoroughfare. Sarah Dunham of Brooklyn Street Beat took a couple of photos to capture the scene. … Full Article

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