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Exasperated locals decry Landmarks’ omission of Angel Guardian Home convent

August 11 | Helen Klein Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The Angel Guardian Home may soon have its very own guardian angel; the adjacent convent building, however, doesn’t appear to be as lucky. Only the main structure has been recommended by the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission for designation as a landmark, which would protect it from demolition or out-of-character alterations. Numerous members of the public […]

Opinions & observations: Protesting the demonstrators: Conflict in the streets over support of police

July 14 | Ted General

This past Sunday evening (7/12), a pro-police march and rally took place along Fourth Avenue from 75th Street to 65th Street. At the same time, a counter-protest demonstration by the group known as Black Lives Matter had approximately 300 participants. During the first outing, the paths of the two groups didn’t cross one another. Then the BLM protesters unexpectedly […]

Brooklyn Friends School in Downtown Brooklyn is one of several private schools in the borough that have shut down due to coronavirus fears. Photo: Mary Frost/Brooklyn Eagle

Coronavirus shuts down private schools in Brooklyn

March 10 | Mary Frost

With spring break due to start next week, private schools in Brooklyn are closing their doors early due to coronavirus fears. Brooklyn Friends School, a pre-K – high school in Downtown Brooklyn, is shutting down until March 30, Head of School Crissy Cáceres told parents in an email late Monday. The school, which operates from two […]

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