By Rachel Silberstein on Apr 13, 2016 04:47 pm Twelve members of City Council’s Jewish caucus, including Councilman David Greenfield and Councilman Mark Treyger, endorsed Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee in New York’s primary election next week, reports the Jewish Daily Forward. â€œHillary Clinton has delivered time and time again for New York, for the Jewish Community, and for Israel,â€ wrote Levine, who [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Apr 13, 2016 03:20 pm The state Health Department hit Coney island Hospital with six violations for a botched treatment that lead to the death of a 47-year-old grandmother earlier this year, the Daily News reports. The hospital came under scrutiny after the death of Grisel Soto on February 1, who had been brought into the hospital screaming, holding her [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Apr 13, 2016 01:26 pm Attention bookworms! The Kings Highway Library will be closed forÂ one week while the branch get upgraded, energy-efficient LED lighting. The library will shut down at the end of the day on Friday, April 15, and reopen on Monday, April 25, according to the Brooklyn Public Library. Bookmobile service will be provided in front of the [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Apr 13, 2016 12:16 pm The Coney Island Amphitheater hasn’t even been built and already the venue has some big acts scheduled to perform there this summer. Tickets for the open-air entertainment space are already on sale on the Amphitheater’s website. The listings show that performers like Ziggy Marley, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Boston, and Don Henley are showing up for [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Apr 13, 2016 10:11 am Police are searching for a pair of thugs who mugged a 16-year-old last week in Â Gravesend. Authorities say the two men approached their victim just after noon on Thursday outside the Avenue U station on McDonald Avenue. They forced the teen to turn over his iPhone and then took off on foot, according to police. [...]
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