President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catcher … Full Article

Judy Stanton, ‘Face of the Brooklyn Heights Association,’ announces retirement

The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) has announced that Judy Stanton, BHA’s longtime executive director, plans to retire on Aug. 31, 2015. … Full Article

Scott Stringer speaks at Crown Heights tenants rally

New York City Comptroller Scott M. … Full Article

NYC Parks cuts ribbon on renovations to Nicholas A. Brizzi park in Borough Park

NYC Parks Brooklyn Commissioner Kevin Jeffrey joined City Councilmembers Brad Lander and Carlos Menchaca, and Brizzi family members at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday celebrating the completion of a major renovation of Nicholas A. Brizzi Playground in Borough Park. … Full Article

Borough Park rallies in support of police

More than 100 people turned out in the pouring rain in Borough Park on Tuesday to rally in support of the New York Police Department and to mourn the deaths of police officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were assassinated by a gunman in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Dec. 20. … Full Article

BROOKLYN EAGLE VIDEO: 66th precinct holds vigil for slain NYPD officers

The 66th Precinct in Brooklyn held a vigil for slain NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu on Tuesday afternoon.  … Full Article

Tuesday Dec. 23: Our World In Pictures

CROATIA — Paper Lanterns Released for Holiday Season: Paper lanterns are released as a part of Christmas festivities in Zagreb, Croatia, on Monday. … Full Article

Rabbinical student thanks cops for saving his life after stabbing

Members of the Chabad-Lubavitch community in Crown Heights showed their support for police by paying a visit to their local precinct on Monday and bringing along a special guest: the young rabbinical student whose life cops saved after he was stabbed by a deranged assailant on Dec. 9. … Full Article

Trashing electronics becomes illegal in New York

If Santa brings you a shiny new laptop, video game console or flat-screen TV, don't toss the old one in the trash. Starting Jan. 1, the final phase of New York's 2010 electronics recycling law takes effect, making it illegal for consumers to throw so-called "e-waste" in the garbage. … Full Article
Mayor de Blasio Delivers Remarks at Police Athletic League December Luncheon

De Blasio: Put political protests on pause while families mourn NYPD deaths

Mayor Bill de Blasio asked that political protests be put on hold and that New Yorkers console NYPD officers, at an address on Monday at the Police Athletic League December luncheon. … Full Article


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