August, 2014

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams poses with traditional mas dancers who will parade down Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights during the 47th Annual West Indian American Day Parade this Labor Day; he is joined by the WIADCA President Bill Howard (far left) and PIX 11 Morning News anchor Sukanya Krishnan (left)(Photo Credit: Stefan Ringel, Borough President Adams Office)

standard Borough President to Serve as Grand Marshall at West Indian Day Parade

Members of the West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA) were joined by fellow elected officials and community leaders yesterday afternoon in anointing Borough President Eric Adams as grand marshal for the upcoming West Indian day Parade. The parade, which takes place Monday, […]

Rubain Dorancy at a Crown Heights community meeting this summer (Photo by Matthew Taub)

standard Experienced Educator and Community Activist Emerges at Forefront for Borough President’s Former State Senate Seat

Securing one endorsement after another, an attorney, former teacher, Department of Education administrator and Crown Heights native has emerged as the most likely candidate to take Borough President Eric Adam’s former State Senate seat when a special election is held (along with […]

Democratic district leader-elect Nancy Tong, Councilmember Mark Treyger (center), and Assemblyman Bill Colton stand with concerned residents (Photo by Matthew Taub)

standard Officials Demand MTA Notify Public of Bedbug Outbreaks on Trains and Buses

On Monday, a train conductor suffered multiple bed bug bites while operating an “N” train, but the public only became aware through the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU), which later advised of his medical treatment (the train was eventually fumigated). There was no official word from the MTA, […]