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Pieter Claesen Wyckoff House was constructed before 1641. Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

This Brooklyn farmhouse is the oldest building in New York

June 3 | Lore Croghan

The first time you see a Dutch farmhouse in a Brooklyn neighborhood, you might think you’re hallucinating. What are these magical houses doing in this ever-changing, development-obsessed borough? They look like illustrations in a history book, with a modern modification here and there. One of Brooklyn’s Dutch farmhouses was built in the 1600s and is […]

Election for Williams’ successor set for Tuesday

May 13 | Paula Katinas

It’s a high stakes game of political musical chairs, and the latest winner will be crowned on Tuesday. That’s the day a special election will be held in the 45th Council District in Flatbush to replace former Councilmember Jumaane Williams, who won a special election earlier this year to replace Letitia James as New York […]

Reginald Brown was convicted of second-degree murder at Brooklyn Supreme Court after a two-week jury trial. Eagle file photo by Rob Abruzzese

Gang member convicted of killing friend and fellow gang member

October 17 | By Paul Frangipane Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Brooklyn gang member was convicted of second-degree murder Monday for killing his friend and fellow gang member on a Flatlands street, officials said. After a two-week trial, a jury found Reginald Brown guilty of firing at Derron Clarke, fatally hitting him in the neck. Brown and Clarke were in the Gangster Disciples street gang […]

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