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A few members of the Brooklyn court system took part in the first ever career day at Achievement First East Brooklyn High School. Pictured are court employees Yvonne Pritchett (third from left), Hon. Robin Sheares (center with red glasses) and Charmaine Johnson (sixth from right) with students and faculty from Achievement First East Brooklyn High School. Eagle photos by Rob Abruzzese

Judge and court employees take part in East New York school career day

December 14 | By Rob Abruzzese, Legal Editor Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A charter school in East New York held its first ever career day on Friday, Dec. 7. The school invited a Brooklyn judge and a few other members of the Kings County Supreme Court to speak with the children about potential jobs in the court system. Hon. Robin Sheares, attorney Yvonne Pritchett and Charmaine Johnson […]

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Keith Haring mural at Woodhull Hospital restored by art conservators

October 25 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Art conservators from the Fine Arts Conservation Group have been coming to Woodhull Hospital in Bedford-Stuyvesant to restore a section of a mural in the hospital lobby by the late Keith Haring, a well-known street artist, muralist and political activist. The company was hired to perform a complete restoration of the mural in 2002, according […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner O’Neill said on Thursday that July was the safest month in NYC on record, though gang murders and shootings were up in northern Brooklyn. Photo by Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office

July was NYC’s safest ever, but gang violence up in northern Brooklyn

August 3 | By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle

New York City has been unusually safe this summer. Crime was down across the city last month, making July 2018 the safest on record. This trend was not true in northern Brooklyn, however, where young gang members committed a quarter of all the murders in the city in July. The city has made “remarkable gains […]