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Gounardes oath of office ceremony features talk of comebacks

January 28 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Democratic state Sen. Andrew Gounardes, who defeated Republican incumbent Marty Golden in November, was ceremonially sworn into office at Fort Hamilton High School on Jan. 27 in an event featuring guest speakers such as U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, who spoke with optimism about New York’s future. But it was the stinging defeat Gounardes once suffered […]

Leaders of drug delivery service in South Brooklyn arrested

January 17 | By Rob Abruzzese Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A drug delivery service that operated in multiple neighborhoods in South Brooklyn was busted this week after two of its alleged leaders were charged with operating as major traffickers on Thursday. A total of 14 people were arrested and indicted in connection with the alleged drug delivery service that made up to $8,000 in sales […]

Thousands attend funeral for Marine Park firefighter killed in bridge fall

January 11 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Nearly 10,000 firefighters and other rescue workers attended the funeral for FDNY Firefighter Steven Pollard, who lost his life when he fell from a Brooklyn bridge, at Good Shepherd Church in Marine Park on Jan. 11. The line of firefighters and rescuers stretched from Gerritsen Avenue to East 27th Street in Sheepshead Bay. “Steven was everything we […]