New York City’s most populous borough, Brooklyn, is home to nearly 2.6 million residents. If Brooklyn were an independent city it would be the fourth largest city in the United States. While Brooklyn has become the epitome of ‘cool and hip’ in recent years, for those that were born here, raised families here and improved communities over the years, Brooklyn has never been ‘uncool’.

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After shootings, Hochul looks at raising age for guns in NY

May 25 | Associated Press

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said Wednesday she wants to raise to 21 the age to legally purchase the type of weapons used in the mass shootings in Buffalo and Texas, and possibly other firearms as well. “I don’t want 18 year olds to have guns, at least not in the state of New York,” […]

Liberty drop fifth straight in Minnesota

May 25 | John Torenli, Sports Editor

New York Liberty coach Sandy Brondello insisted that her team just had to do the “little things” better if it hoped to snap its season-high four-game losing streak. They did so for the better part of three and a half quarters Tuesday night in Minnesota. But it wasn’t enough. Natasha Howard scored a season-high 23 […]

First responders honored for helping during Sunset Park subway shooting

May 25 | Jaime DeJesus, Brooklynreporter.com

Several firefighters and other first responders were honored by Mayor Eric Adams with a city proclamation for helping injured straphangers in Sunset Park after a man opened fire inside a train nearing the 36th Street station on April 12. FDNY Acting Commissioner Laura Kavanagh, who was at the ceremony Monday, May 23 at City Hall, […]

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