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Islanders players Luca Sbisa and Adam Pelech with Dr. Jeffrey Avner and patients. Eagle photo by Jaime DeJesus

Islanders players spread holiday cheer at Maimonides hospital

December 18 | By Jaime DeJesus Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Giving back the Brooklyn way. On Thursday, Dec. 13, New York Islanders defensemen Luca Sbisa and Adam Pelech showed up at Maimonides Medical Center at 4802 10th Ave. to provide some holiday cheer to pediatric patients by giving out presents, mingling with them and helping the patients make some holiday crafts. “I think it is […]

Photo via Jacob Kornbluh's Twitter account

Runaway alpaca briefly snarls traffic in Borough Park

October 11 | Associated Press

Traffic in Brooklyn was briefly held up by an alpaca that escaped his handlers and strolled down the borough’s streets. Video of the incident shows the alpaca crossing the street while an onlooker shouts “runaway llama!” The New York Post reports the animal is actually an alpaca named Alfalfa. Alfalfa’s owner Peter Jager says the animal was […]