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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 […]

Yom HaShoah observance includes viewing of ‘Who Will Write Our Story?’ documentary

May 3 | By Francesca Norsen Tate

Jewish communities around the world will observe Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, against the backdrop of last Saturday’s shooting at Chabad of Poway synagogue near San Diego, California. Many people — including non-Jews, are haunted by what they see as a growing tide of anti-Semitism in the country and worldwide — the kind that […]

Police cordoned off the pizza place where Rohan Burke, 17, bled out after being stabbed on Monday. Eagle photo by Arthur de Gaeta.

Bronx mom arrested, her son charged with murder, in Midwood stabbing death of teen

May 1 | Noah Goldberg

A Bronx woman was arrested and her son was charged with murder in Monday’s broad-daylight stabbing of a 17-year-old boy, police said Wednesday. Barbara Galloza, 38, was charged with tampering with physical evidence and hindering prosecution, and her teenage son, David Lopez, was charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon for the Midwood […]

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