By Joseph De La Cruz on Sep 26, 2016 05:00 pm New York State Senator Martin Golden joined a determined Dyker Heights family to celebrate the U.S. Food and Drug Administrationâ€™s approval of a drug that will help to treat their sonâ€™s rare disease on Saturday. Dayna and Manni Scarso have been advocating for Eteplirsen, a drug they believe could potentially save the life of their [...]
By Sean Egan on Sep 26, 2016 02:43 pm Here is our comprehensive list of things going on around the neighborhood this week. Feel free to use it to plan the week ahead, and please reach out to us if you know of any events that weren’t on this list. Poetry Reading at Sheepshead Bay Library When:Â Monday, September 26. 4:30pm-6pm Where:Â Sheepshead Bay Library, 2636 [...]
By Sean Egan on Sep 26, 2016 12:42 pm The a capella sensation, Rockapella, graced the stage at Kingsborough Community College on Saturday night to kick off the On The Stage at Kingsborough 2016-2017 season. 90’s kids might remember this group as the voices behind the catchy theme song for the television show, Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?Â On Saturday night, their [...]
By Sean Egan on Sep 26, 2016 10:49 am This is a wrap of all the criminal incidents that happened in our area over the weekend, as well as details from the police regarding past crimes. This weekend there was a fatal hit-an-run, and more details regarding a string of robberies that have been happening since August. Hit-and-run The hit-an-run took place on Friday [...]
By Sean Egan on Sep 26, 2016 09:09 am Morning MugÂ is our daily showcase ofÂ photographsÂ from our readers. If you have a photograph that youâ€™d like to see featured, send itÂ toÂ firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter.
By Sean Egan on Sep 25, 2016 11:10 am This week was a wild one and if you blinked you may have missed something. Here is a list of all the news from our neighborhood this past week: Woman kept her son’s dead body in her house for years. Two-story home biting the dust to make room for two apartment buildings. Police looking for [...]
By Sean Egan on Sep 24, 2016 09:30 am You’ve stayed up to date on Sheepshead Bay news all week, but now it’s the weekend. You should catch up on what’s going around in the other Brooklyn neighborhoods. Lucky for you, we’ve assembled the most important news from our sister sites: Manâ€™s remains recovered from Midwood home. [Ditmas Park Corner] Stolen Art Slope sculpture [...]