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Brooklyn Supreme Court. Eagle file photo by Rob Abruzzese.

Former public administrator employee gets 60 days for stealing $78,000

March 18 | Rob Abruzzese

A former employee of the Public Administrator’s office will spend the next 60 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to stealing more than $78,000 from the estates of eight dead Brooklynites the agency was administering. Fitzroy Thompson, a 37-year-old from Park Slope, will spend 60 days in jail, which will be followed by five […]

A group from the Brooklyn Bar Association was at CHiPS in Park Slope where they participated in a community service event feeding hot lunch to those in need. Pictured from left: Hon. Joanne Quinones, president of the Latino Judges Association; Carrie Anne Cavallo, president of the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association; Joy Thompson and Anthony Vaughn. Photo courtesy of the Brooklyn Bar Association

Brooklyn Bar Association lawyers and judges volunteer to feed needy in Park Slope

March 12 | Rob Abruzzese

Members of the Brooklyn Bar Association participated in charity work feeding hot lunch to those in need at the Community Help in Park Slope (CHiPS) on March 3. The group, which included Armena D. Gayle, Carrie Anne Cavallo, Hon. Joanne Quinones, Joy A. Thompson, Gil Perez and Anthony Vaughn, worked with volunteers from other organizations […]

Speed camera bill will save lives, victim’s mom says

March 11 | Paula Katinas

A Brooklyn woman whose son was struck and killed by a speeding driver on a Park Slope street seven years ago predicted that state legislation to increase the number of speed cameras in New York City school zones to 750 will save lives. “It will make a difference. I know it will,” said Amy Cohen. […]