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CIBBOWS members prepare for a long swim on Brighton Beach on June 10, 2024. Photo by Ben Fractenberg/THE CITY

Open Seas at Brooklyn’s Least Exclusive Beach Club

July 16 | Alyssa Katz, THE CITY

Swimming in urban ocean water demands appreciation for the unpredictable. The winds and currents can be brutal, or the salt water as placid as a bathtub. Then there’s the game of “What did I just run into?” — a plastic net? Nope, that’s a jellyfish. Ouch. At Brighton Beach, it’s also a uniquely New York […]

Off-duty firefighter rushes to aid of young woman pinned under SUV in Brighton Beach

July 12 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

BRIGHTON BEACH — AN OFF-DUTY FDNY FIREFIGHTER rushed to the aid of a young skateboard-riding woman who was struck and pinned under an SUV on Thursday morning in Brighton Beach, abc7ny reports. The victim, 19, was riding an electric skateboard when she was hit and run over by a Hyundai SUV making a turn onto […]

Community Affairs officers of the 60th Precinct with members of Be Proud, Inc.Photos: Wayne Daren Schneiderman/Brooklyn Eagle

Combating elder abuse and scams against seniors

January 25 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman

BRIGHTON BEACH — Elder abuse — an intentional act or failure to act that causes or creates a risk of harm to an adult 60 years of age and older — is on the rise, and is extremely prevalent in today’s society. Many seniors are, of course, privy to physical and psychological elder abuse. However, […]