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Police: Five shot in area of J’Ouvert celebration in Crown Heights

September 8 | Associated Press

Five people, including a 6-year-old boy, were shot in an area where people had gathered for an overnight celebration known as J’Ouvert in New York early Monday, police said. News outlets reported the shooting happened at an intersection in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood as people were out in the area for the festivities. But it’s […]

Brooklyn Museum, NY Aquarium are coming back!

August 21 | Raanan Geberer

As the city gradually recovers from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, two of Brooklyn’s greatest cultural and scientific institutions, well-known to borough residents and tourists alike, are gearing up to open. In the wake of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recent edict that museums, bowling alleys and aquariums are now allowed to open, the Brooklyn Museum […]

Despite COVID, 36 court officers graduate from training academy

July 28 | David Brand

It seemed unlikely in March, but four months after the COVID crisis hit New York, three dozen new court officers are ready to get to work. The Court Officers’ Training Academy moved coursework online and conducted the program remotely after closing the Brooklyn building in mid-March to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. As the […]

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