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The MTA logo is seen on the side of a New York City subway car.

NYC subway conductor slashed in the neck in Bed-Stuy

February 29 | Associated Press

Police in New York City are searching for a man who slashed a subway conductor in the neck as the union representing transit workers is calling for better protections on the rails. The Transportation Workers Union Local 100 said the attack happened around 3:40 a.m. Thursday as a southbound A train was pulling into a […]

Carrying smoke detectors and other equipment up the stairs

Red Cross, FDNY install 134 free smoke alarms in Bed-Stuy

January 16 | Special from American Red Cross in Greater New York

BED-STUY — On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, teams of volunteers from the American Red Cross in Greater New York and the FDNY installed 134 free smoke alarms in the homes of Brooklyn residents at a “Sound the Alarm” event from the Home Fire Campaign. These smoke alarms were installed in 45 homes, and volunteers […]

Judge Lola Waterman takes the oath of office, administered by Hon. Lisa Ottley, marking a momentous step in her legal career.Photos courtesy of 1028 Photography LLC.

Lola Waterman sworn in as civil court judge in Brooklyn

January 5 | Robert Abruzzese, Courthouse Editor

Lola Waterman, a respected legal education organizer, marked a significant milestone in her career on Saturday, Dec. 9, as she was officially sworn in as a Civil Court Judge during a ceremony at Antioch Baptist Church. Waterman, elected to the bench in Brooklyn this past November, saw her investiture celebrated in a ceremony filled with […]