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From left: Michael Novakhov, assemblyman, 45th District; and Brian Maher, assemblyman, 101st District, onboard the Atlantis luxury yacht in Sheepshead Bay as part of a walking tour.Photos by Wayne Daren Schneiderman

Walking tour highlights south Brooklyn, officials look to enhance tourism

November 29 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman

An intimate walking tour highlighting South Brooklyn — specifically parts of Sheepshead Bay — was given this past Monday, Nov. 20, courtesy of Assemblymembers Michael Novakhov (45th District), Alec Brook-Krasny (46th District), and Brian Maher (101st District), accompanied a small group of media and community members. Maher, who is also co-chair of the New York […]

From left: Theresa Scavo, chairperson, Community Board 15; David Isaev, owner and CEO, Cherry Hill Gourmet Market; Capt. Joseph Antonio, commanding officer, 61st Precinct; Raisa Chernina, executive director and founder of Be Proud Inc.; and New York State Sen. Jessica Scarcella-Spanton, 23rd District, with her son, Jack Spanton with the New York State Empire Award.Photos by Wayne Daren Schneiderman

Brooklyn neighborhood market owner wins award commemorating 25 years   

November 29 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman

Cherry Hill Gourmet Market, a staple in the Brooklyn community for a quarter of a century, this past Monday, Nov. 20, finally received its “just deserts.” David Isaev, owner and CEO of the establishment, was presented with the New York State Empire Award on behalf of his 25 years of service and dedication to the […]

District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announcing the indictment of a former paralegal on charges of defrauding immigrants in a green card scam.

Brooklyn paralegal charged with defrauding immigrants in green card scam

November 15 | Robert Abruzzese, Courthouse Editor

District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, alongside Ivan Arvelo, special agent-in-charge of Homeland Security Investigations for New York, announced the indictment of Zoya Shamilova, 38, of Sheepshead Bay on Tuesday.  Shamilova, a former paralegal at Shepelsky Law Group, faces charges for allegedly defrauding immigrants by falsely promising legal services. Shamilova is accused of exploiting vulnerable individuals from […]