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Brooklyn Bar Association will honor Arthur Aidala at annual dinner

November 27 | Rob Abruzzese

MILL BASIN — The Brooklyn Bar Association Foundation’s annual dinner is finally back and this year’s should be a good one as it is honoring past president Arthur Aidala at El Caribe in Mill Basin on Monday, Dec. 5. Aidala, who was president of the BBA from 2015 to 2016, will receive the President’s Award. […]

‘Zombie Debt’: Homeowners face foreclosure on old mortgages

November 16 | Michael Hill, Associated Press

CANARSIE – Rose Prophete thought the second mortgage loan on her Brooklyn home was resolved about a decade ago — until she received paperwork claiming she owed more than $130,000. “I was shocked,” said Prophete, who refinanced her two-family home in 2006, six years after arriving from Haiti. “I don’t even know these people because […]

Brooklyn DA indicts 32 alleged rival gangsters

November 16 | Rob Abruzzese

BROWNSVILLE — Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez made a major announcement on Tuesday when he revealed that his office has charged 32 alleged members of dueling Brownsville gangs with a total of 106 charges that included conspiracy to commit murder, attempted murder and weapons possession. Gonzalez appeared next to NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell when he […]

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