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Slain 66th Precinct cop laid to rest

February 14 | Jaime DeJesus

Family, friends and colleagues paid their respects to slain NYPD officer Adeed Fayaz at his funeral Feb. 9. Fayaz, 26, was shot in the head Feb. 4 when he and his brother-in-law went to buy a car in East New York. He died three days later in Brookdale University Hospital. Randy Jones, 38, was arrested […]

For this Brooklyn teacher, climate education can inspire students to help their communities

November 18 | Amy Zimmer, Chalkbeat New York

Sarah Slack’s career as an award-winning eighth grade science teacher was sparked by a story about misinformation. A student asked her friend, a New York City elementary school teacher, how Pluto blew up. Her friend, confused, dug around a bit, and discovered that his school’s science teacher, having heard on the news that Pluto was […]

Maimonides hosts first Ride 2 Live benefit since pandemic

October 7 | Jaime DeJesus

More than 100 people took part in Maimonides Medical Center’s 14th annual Brooklyn Ride 2 Live event Sept. 24. The hospital’s Breast Cancer Center partnered with Bikers of Brooklyn to host the fundraiser for the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic. The ride began at the center and ended at Maimonides Park in Coney […]

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