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The NYC Health Department will be spraying for mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus in Brooklyn and Queens Thursday night. But what is in that spray, and is it safe to breathe? AP file photo by Rick Bowmer

Aerial spraying for West Nile virus Thursday night

September 5 | Mary Frost

City Department of Health trucks will be out again Thursday night spraying pesticide mist in parts of Brooklyn and Queens to kill mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus. Spraying will take place between the hours of 8:30 p.m. Thursday night and 6 a.m. Friday morning, weather permitting. This is the sixth time this summer the city […]

The Con Edison outage map shows the hardest hit areas in the July 21, 2019, outage.

More than 30,000 without power in southeast Brooklyn

July 22 | Ned Berke

Just as temperatures of 2019’s first major heat wave broke, so did Brooklyn’s electrical infrastructure. More than 30,000 households in southeast Brooklyn lost power Sunday evening, as Con Edison reportedly severed service in order to “protect the integrity of the energy system,” a spokesperson for the company told the Daily News. Con Edison’s outage map […]

Court sketch by Alba Acevedo

SKETCHES OF COURT: Plaintiff granted settlement for slip and fall at Starrett City

May 16 | By Alba Acevedo Brooklyn Daily Eagle

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Loren Baily-Schiffman listens as attorney Tanya Branch (standing), of the law firm Brody & Branch, conducts a cross-examination of the plaintiff in the premises liability trial Sylvia Charles v. Starrett City. Court Officer Denise Kean displays an evidentiary photograph of an area of the property. At issue was the determination […]

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