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Post office to be renamed to Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini Post Office Building on Tuesday

December 21 | Jaime DeJesus,

Community leaders and others will preside over a Zoom conference on Tuesday to change the name of the Dyker Heights Post Office, 8320 13th Ave., to the Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini Post Office building. The renaming is being done to honor St. Francis Xavier Cabrini, also known as Mother Cabrini, an Italian-American nun who was […]

Return of Dyker Heights Christmas lights sparks controversy amid COVID-19

December 3 | Jaime DeJesus

The Dyker Heights Christmas lights display attraction will take a hit due to the COVID pandemic, but area residents are expecting it to still take place on a smaller scale. Despite the attraction’s popularity, neighbors are concerned about large crowds congregating to look at the lights during the holiday season. Community Board 10, which covers […]

‘Half A Loaf’ says Historic District Council, referring to first landmark in Dyker Heights

November 13 | Historic Districts Council

The 12th Avenue buildings of the Angel Guardian Home were designated this week, while the equally exquisite Mercy Building on 63rd Street was left out of the landmark site. The developer has publicly stated that this building will soon be demolished, and adaptive reuse is not on the table, which is unfortunate. HDC thanks the Landmarks Preservation […]

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