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District Attorney Eric Gonzalez speaks at the signing of the Clean Slate Act on Thursday, which allows certain criminal records to be sealed years after an individual is sentenced or released from incarceration if that individual is not subsequently convicted of an additional criminal act.Photo: Susan Watts/Office of Gov. Kathy Hochul

Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez and KCCBA Prez Darran Winslow join in support of Clean Slate Act

November 17 | Robert Abruzzese, Courthouse Editor

Following the announcement of Gov. Kathy Hochul’s signing of the Clean Slate Act, the Kings County Criminal Bar Association (KCCBA) and Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez immediately expressed their strong support.  The KCCBA, a prominent legal organization in Brooklyn, is known for its dedication to improving the criminal justice system and comprises a diverse group […]

Hiking in Prospect Park

After 28 years, Prospect Park reopens Fallkill Trail

October 27 | Mary Frost

PROSPECT PARK — It’s been fenced off for 28 years, but now visitors can stroll along a newly-restored woodland hiking trail in Prospect Park, leading to the scenic Fallkill Waterfall. On Wednesday, the Prospect Park Alliance, its landscape management team and volunteers cut the ribbon to reopen the Fallkill Trail, and visitors took a guided […]

Kids dress for Halloween on Brooklyn Heights promenade

Halloween in Brooklyn: Top events this weekend

October 27 | Mary Frost

HALLOWEEN IN BROOKLYN HEIGHTS: PROMENADE PARADE AND SPOOKY FUN ON MONTAGUE STREET BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — COME GOBLINS AND GHOSTIES — The Brooklyn Heights Association will be hosting its annual Halloween Parade on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 11a.m. Always a fun and photo-friendly event, families will gather at the entrance to the Promenade on Clark Street […]