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The two separate incidents took place on Monday night, Memorial Day. Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP

Man fatally shot in East Flatbush

October 3 | Scott Enman

A 39-year-old man was shot and killed early Thursday morning in East Flatbush. Police officers responded to a 911 call reporting an assault around 1:45 a.m. near Clarendon Road and East 54th Street. When they arrived, they found the victim unconscious and unresponsive with multiple gun shot wounds, police said. The man was rushed to […]

Michael Hiller, Democratic candidate for New York's 9th Congressional district. Photo courtesy of Marco A. Gonzales Photography

Ditmas Park resident launches primary challenge to Rep. Clarke

September 30 | Kelly Mena

A Ditmas Park resident is looking to end a political dynasty in Central Brooklyn that has dominated Congress for more than a decade. Attorney Michael Hiller is running to oust U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke — the daughter of former City Council member Una S. T. Clarke, a political powerbroker among Brooklyn’s black and Caribbean communities. […]

Harry Silver Co Inc. shareholder Marcella Coma holds a sign protesting Unella Perry at the Community Board 9 general meeting on March 26. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

East Flatbush co-op embroiled in conflict still gets $11 million state loan

August 27 | Claudia Irizarry Aponte, THE CITY

This story was originally published on Aug. 27 by THE CITY. Residents of an affordable Brooklyn co-op complex scored a low-interest loan from the state this summer, reaping $11 million in aid to improve what some complain are dismal living conditions. Now the shareholders of the Harry Silver Housing Company in East Flatbush just have […]

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