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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 state senator tests positive for COVID-19

July 6 | Marina Villeneuve Associated Press

The leader of the state Senate says a New York City senator has tested positive for COVID-19. State Sen. Julia Salazar, who represents Bushwick, Cypress Hills, Greenpoint and Williamsburg, along with parts of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brownsville and East New York, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Thursday news release released by Senate Majority Leader […]

Lights Over Bushwick: Local steeple pays tribute to essential workers

May 21 | Editorial Staff

Those searching for a beacon of hope in the time of COVID-19 need look no further than the steeple of Episcopal church Iglesia de la Santa Cruz in Bushwick, at 176 St. Nicholas Ave. The building, which also houses Bushwick Abbey and the community organizing community Mayday Space, features a mid-century modern steeple which has […]

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