violence

Debate Emerges Over Security Measures for Local Houses of Worship

standard Debate Emerges Over Security Measures for Local Houses of Worship

In the wake of a knife attack at Chabad-Lubavitch world headquarters in Crown Heights, elected representatives debated whether sufficient security measures were in place for local houses of worship. A tension emerged between a desire to keep such institutions open to the public and the […]

Heartshare Carey Gardens Coney Summer Youth

standard Escaping the Weather, and the Violence: Summer Youth Programs in Coney Island Are a Respite

From torrential downpours to evenings thick with humidity, Coney Island youngsters have found a way to escape the oppressive weather while also staying safe. Thanks to summer youth programs at the Carey Gardens Community Center (sponsored by the Heartshare Human Services Program) children ages 6 to 13 now […]

Breaking: Monetary Award Offered to Help Find Suspect in Fatal Stabbings of Children in East New York

standard Breaking: Monetary Award Offered to Help Find Suspect in Fatal Stabbings of Children in East New York

Political leaders and anti-violence advocates in East New York are offering a monetary award for information leading to the apprehension of a suspect in Sunday’s fatal stabbing incident at the Boulevard Houses that claimed six-year-old Prince Joshua Avitto and left seven-year-old Mikayla Capers in critical […]