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Brooklyn author’s historic rowing team reunites for documentary film

July 27 | Caleb Miller

In the late 1990s, Arshay Cooper, now of Brooklyn, lived in Chicago, where he starred on America’s first all-Black public high school rowing team. Cooper, 38, is the author of a memoir, “A Most Beautiful Thing,” which has just been adapted into an eponymous documentary, directed and produced by Mary Mazzio, a former Olympic rower. […]

Bushwick man gets 15 years for raping and robbing woman at knifepoint

July 23 | Rob Abruzzese

A 25-year-old man from Bushwick will spend the next 15 years of his life behind bars after he pleaded guilty to raping and robbing a woman after he dragged her into an alleyway at knifepoint in 2018. Thomas Gallishaw was sentenced by Justice Matthew D’Emic, the administrative judge of the Kings County Supreme Court, Criminal […]

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams unveiled a new on-site tent facility at Brooklyn Hospital Center on March 17, 2020 to screen patients who believe they have COVID-19. The pre-screening will help determine if the patients need to receive tests for the virus and will help with overcrowding in emergency rooms. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

Coronavirus update: Brooklyn Hospital tent could be city’s screening model

March 17 | Mary Frost

To prepare for an expected deluge of novel coronavirus cases, The Brooklyn Hospital Center in Fort Greene on Tuesday unveiled a new outdoor tent facility to pre-screen people for the virus. This is the first such facility in Brooklyn, but more are expected to roll out in the coming days. (There are also drive through […]

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