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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Cop accused of spying for China appears in Brooklyn Federal Court

September 23 | Editorial Staff

An NYPD cop charged with spying on Tibetan independence supporters for the Chinese government was arrested and appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Roanne L. Mann in Brooklyn Federal Court on Monday, but the Chinese government on Tuesday retorted that the charges are “a pure fabrication.” Baimadajie Angwang, who is also a U.S. Army reservist, is […]

Brooklyn Community Foundation Chair Alan Fishman steps down after two decades of service

September 23 | Editorial Staff

Brooklyn Community Foundation has announced that Chair Alan H. Fishman will step down from his position on Friday. The Board of Directors will officially welcome Nicole Gueron and Harsha Marti as its new co-chairs, and Fishman will continue to serve the Foundation as chairman emeritus. This transition concludes 19 years of Fishman’s service as chair […]

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