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Lentol Pushes for Legislation to Take Teens Out of Criminal Justice System

The American justice system has come under intense scrutiny and criticism – particularly in the last few years with its...

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Police Blotters: 94th Precinct

Cabbie Robbed

A 37-year-old driver picked up three men who asked to be driven to North 10th Street and Kent Avenue...

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Police Blotters: 90th Precinct

Bathroom Shakedown

A 24-year-old woman was attacked inside a Grand Street nightclub on the night of October 5.

The victim told authorities...

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City Deems Williamsburg “Officially,” Hip as Part of Tourism Series

If it wasn’t already deemed one of the coolest neighborhoods in New York City, the city is making it official.

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TONY B Brings Down the House at the American Legion Post

Entertainer extraordinaire Anthony Babino made a triumphant return to his childhood home and performed to a packed house at the...

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Greenpoint Biz Asks for Local Help to Win Grant

Greenpoint-based Pride Powder Coating is looking for local support to move on to the next step to win a $150,000...

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More Than 5,000 City Homes to Get Heat from Newtown Creek

The design and construction phase is now underway on what several media outlets have dubbed “the fart factory.”

Last week National...

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Friends of Bushwick Inlet Regroups to Push City on 2005 Promises

Community activists in support of increasing open space along the Williamsburg waterfront are reinvigorating their drive to attain land promised...

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Kent Avenue Traffic Lights Finally Installed

North Brooklyn parents can breathe a sigh of relief and let their kids play a little more freely at East...

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Reynoso Signs On to Participatory Budgeting

Following the successful examples of several colleagues, Councilmember Antonio Reynoso has introduced Participatory Budgeting in Council District 34, which comprises...

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Citywide PTA Expo to Foster Community Collaboration

For all the burning questions on how to navigate the often-complicated world of Parent-Teacher Associations (PTA) in New York...

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Police Blotters: 94th Precinct

Shop Fight

A North 12th Street shop-owner was injured after getting into an argument with her employee.

The employee entered the store...

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Police Blotters: 90th Precinct

Teenage Assault

A 15-year-old girl was robbed as she walked out of the Marcy Avenue J-train stop on the night of...

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Eastern Greenpointers to GCEF: Don’t Forget Us

Last week, the administrators of the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF) convened at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah...

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Capturing Old Age: Greenpoint Resident Uses Artistic Skills to Give Back

One Greenpoint resident is giving back to his community by capturing the lives of the elderly.

For the past 18 months,...

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