Every single New York City Council Member was up for reelection in November — but only a few races attracted more than a few candidates, and many in Brooklyn were uncontested, with just the incumbent on the ballot.
Family and friends remembered 7-year-old Kamari Hughes as a “kid with a huge heart, stern beliefs and a lot of energy” at his funeral service in Clinton Hill on Thursday, two weeks after he was killed by the driver of an NYPD tow truck while crossing the street.
An NYPD Traffic Enforcement Agent has been arrested in connection with the death of a 7-year-old boy who was fatally struck by a police tow truck as he crossed the street with his mother in Fort Greene on Thursday morning.
St. Andrew’s Playground in Bed-Stuy is about to receive its first complete renovation in 20 years thanks to the New York City Strategy for Equity and Economic Development Fund and the city’s Community Parks Initiative.
Sep. 6, 2023 By Anna Bradley-Smith A report released last week by Crown Heights Council Member Crystal Hudson and the Department of City Planning details how locals want to see development play out around an industrial corridor of Atlantic Avenue largely in Crown Heights. If adopted, it would lead to a dramatic transformation of the… Read More
Local anti-violence organizations, religious leaders, and community members gathered at the Major Owens Health and Community Wellness Center in Crown Heights on Thursday to speak against gun violence after a 17-year-old boy was shot at the facility on Aug. 15.