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Death of 5-year-old ruled homicide after mother’s tragic leap from roof

January 12 | Brooklyn Eagle staff

In the aftermath of the Sunday afternoon incident in which a Brooklyn woman was seen grabbing her 5-year-old daughter and leaping off the roof of a 12-story building, the incident has been deemed a homicide in the case of the child, according to the NYPD. The tragedy played out when Oksana Patchin, a 39-year-old mother […]

Prospect Heights mother jumps off building with 5-year-old daughter

January 11 | Brooklyn Eagle staff

A grim tragedy played out Sunday afternoon when Oksana Patchin, a 39-year-old mother from Eastern Parkway, fatally jumped from the 12th floor of a Manhattan building with her five-year-old daughter Olivia, according to security camera footage and police reports. The death of the daughter is being ruled a homicide. Responding to a 911 call, police […]

Industrial firms Duggal Visual Solutions and Bednark are using their spaces in the Brooklyn Navy Yard to manufacture personal protective equipment for local hospitals. Company workers built face shields in the warehouse on March 26, 2020. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

Brooklyn Navy Yard companies accelerate coronavirus PPE production, inspire others worldwide

April 9 | Mary Frost

In late March, companies at the Brooklyn Navy Yard heard New York’s call to action, transforming their facilities virtually overnight to produce personal protection equipment for the battle against the coronavirus. CEOs Michael Bednark of Bednark Studio and Mike Duggal of Duggal Visual Solutions teamed up and began producing desperately-needed plastic face shields for health […]

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