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The Estevez family. Photo courtesy of BWR PR

Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst family stars in ‘Family Feud’

January 2 | By Jaime DeJesus Brooklyn Daily Eagle

It’s a Family Feud, Brooklyn style. A local family from Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst traveled to Los Angeles to compete in one of the longest running game-shows in television history, “Family Feud.” In November, the Estevez family, which consist of five members, battled it out against three families to take home cash prizes and be […]

The late Mafalda DiMango’s last public appearance took place at P.S. 204 in June when she attended a ceremony in which the school auditorium was named after her. New York City will officially name the street corner outside the school in her memory in the spring. Eagle file photo by Paula Katinas

City Council approves naming street for Mafalda DiMango

December 27 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

  The street corner outside the Bensonhurst elementary school that Mafalda DiMango spent most of her life serving will be officially named in her honor after the City Council approved legislation on Dec. 20 clearing the way for the renaming. The intersection of 15th Avenue and 81st Street outside of P.S. 204 will be named […]

The renovated church. Photo by Arthur de Gaeta

New Utrecht Reformed Church reopens after major restoration

December 20 | By John Alexander Brooklyn Daily Eagle

After being closed 15 years for major repairs, the historic New Utrecht Reformed Church reopened its doors on Sunday, Dec. 16 for a pre-Christmas service, its first in a decade and a half. The landmark building, now 190 years old, has undergone major restoration and repairs, including a new cedar shake roof, a new barrel-vaulted […]