On Dec. 14, Americans will remember the 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary whose lives were taken by a heavily armed man just two years ago. … Full Article

OPINION: Students’ thoughts on tobacco corporations targeting youth

Cigarettes are very deadly to both people who do and do not use them. As a result, the tobacco companies spend millions each year on marketing to sell cigarettes, particularly to youth. … Full Article

OPINION: Why I will no longer vote in NYC

I have been voting in New York City for nearly 30 years, and now I feel no need to vote here ever again.   … Full Article

OPINION: Brooklyn Strand: A welcome development

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s  plan to redo 21 acres of underused green space from Borough Hall to Brooklyn Bridge Park into a “spiffy linear park,” reported on by Brooklyn Daily Eagle Real Estate Editor Lore Croghan, is a continuation of a series of proposals put forth b … Full Article

OPINION: The Times gets it right

When you pick up the New York Times’ travel section, you expect to see articles about such far-off locations as Baku, Banff or Buenos Aires. … Full Article

OPINION: Message to NYC, 'Read My Lips: I.N.F.R.A.S.T.R.U.C.T.U.R.E'

The collapse of part of the façade of the Brooklyn Bridge’s walkway during last Wednesday’s heavy lightning storm, reported in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle by Mary Frost, shows how important bridge maintenance can be. … Full Article

OPINION: Hobby Lobby fight reminds us that Brooklyn pioneered birth control

As Brooklyn Daily Eagle staffer Paula Katinas recently reported, most of Brooklyn’s congresspersons have made statements protesting the U.S. … Full Article

OPINION: Training facility will help Sunset Park as well as Nets

The Brooklyn Nets’ plans for a new training facility in Sunset Park’s Industry City will not only help the Nets become an all-Brooklyn team, it will help raise the profile of Sunset Park, too. … Full Article

OPINION: Bay Ridge—a Brooklyn success story

A recent Brooklyn Daily Eagle article by Paula Katinas states that “Bay Ridge is such a desirable neighborhood to live in, people will do anything to live there.”  … Full Article

OPINION: New York must keep up with changing economy

The global economy has changed rapidly over the past few years, and is evolving from a manufacturing one into a dynamic high-tech world where a little imagination makes anything possible. People worldwide are starting to do what our ancestors did for centuries — share. … Full Article

OPINION: Patients for LICH call on de Blasio to support return of hospital to northwest Brooklyn

On Monday, the advocacy group Patients for LICH released the following statement regarding Long Island College Hospital following SUNY’s announcement that an agreement had been reached to sell the hospital to Fortis Property Group for development into condos: … Full Article


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