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North Brooklyn Angels volunteers drop off meals of baked ziti to Woodhull Hospital employees on April 9. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

North Brooklyn mobile soup kitchen adjusts to pandemic, grows its support

April 13 | Paul Frangipane

Volunteers formed a human assembly line in the basement of a Williamsburg church on a recent morning, donning N95 and surgical face masks and sanitized latex gloves as they filled to-go containers with meals. It was a seemingly normal operation for the North Brooklyn Angels, a group that has been feeding Williamsburg and Greenpoint for […]

Coronavirus: National Grid halts North Brooklyn Pipeline construction after outcry

March 27 | Scott Enman

Construction on National Grid’s North Brooklyn Pipeline was halted on Thursday afternoon after residents, activists and elected officials complained that the utility company was endangering its employees by sending them to work during the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the city and state’s orders for residents to stay at home as much as possible, and aggressive measures put […]

Joe Lentol

Working Families Party backs Joe Lentol for re-election

March 6 | Alex Williamson

The New York Working Families Party has endorsed State Assemblymember Joe Lentol for his re-election bid in the 50th District, which includes Greenpoint, Williamsburg and part of Clinton Hill. The long-time incumbent also recently picked up endorsements from CWA, 32BJ, the Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club and Lambda Independent Democrats. “I am thrilled to have […]

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