Kings County Newswire

Kings County Newswire

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  1. Brooklyn DA program helps to rid community members of old summonsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    The Brooklyn District Attorney's Office sponsored a program called "Begin Again" at the Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Friday and Saturday, during which they helped to clear summons warrants for people from all over the borough. The event was co-sponsored by the Kings County Criminal Bar Association, the Office of Court Administration, the Court Officers of the Criminal Court and members of the Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in an effort to get people out from under sometimes decades-old summonses.

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  2. Brooklyn Today April 14: Cyclone Daze in Coney Island and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... relocating government jobs to the area...Brooklyn Borough PresidentEric Adams is on board . (via The Bridge and Kings County Politics) ~ICYMI//CYCLONE DAZE: A group of Coney Island Cyclone coaster fanatics have made it a tradition to line up for the ...

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  3. Brooklyn Poets Take Center Stage In New AnthologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Publishers' Weekly

    On April 20, Brooklyn Arts Press and Brooklyn Poets will collaboratively publish Brooklyn Poets Anthology, which compiles poetry written by contemporary poets from, or living in, Kings County, New York, in an initial 1,000-copy print run. The anthology, edited by Brooklyn Arts Press founder and publisher Joe Pan and Brooklyn Poets founder and executive director Jason Koo, collects upwards of 400 poems by a total of 169 poets.

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  4. Judge Abdus-Salaam remembered as a 'trailblazer' in legal communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam died tragically on Wednesday and left behind a Brooklyn legal community that will remember her, the first female Muslim judge, as a "trailblazer" and a great judge. "This is a tragic loss," said Michael Cibella, president of the Kings County Criminal Bar Association.

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  5. Tribeca skyscraper 111 Murray is about halfway thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Curbed

    ... lion price cut. Blame the influx of new development for the jump in Brooklyn home prices: the median price of a Kings County home is now approaching $800,000.

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  6. Whimsical co-op at Upper West Side's The Dakota slashes ask by $3.5MRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Curbed

    ... lucky charm? Blame the influx of new development for the jump in Brooklyn home prices: the median price of a Kings County home is now approaching $800,000. For its 16th iteration, the festival is taking a cue from the hostility in the world around ...

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  7. Big reveal: $835,000 for a chic East Village co-op with vintage detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Curbed

    ... price cut. Blame the influx of new development for the jump in Brooklyn home prices: the median price of a Kings County home is now approaching $800,000. For its 16th iteration, the festival is taking a cue from the hostility in the world around us, ...

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  8. Changes in Brooklyn Supreme Court have criminal term running better than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... to the court. They took input from all of the judges, Brooklyn Defender Services, Legal Aid Society, the Kings County Criminal Bar Association, the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office and many others. After gathering input from as many of the ...

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  9. Brooklyn home prices hit an all-time high at the beginning of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Curbed

    ... Halstead's Brooklyn report told a similar tale of price jumps: According to that brokerage, new development in Kings County averaged $1,270,059, a 68 percent increase from a year ago, while the average apartment price in the borough rose 38 percent ...

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  10. New York City second-graders give citywide ferries the best names everRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Curbed

    ... right now." Blame the influx of new development for the jump in Brooklyn home prices: the median price of a Kings County home is now approaching $800,000. For its 16th iteration, the festival is taking a cue from the hostility in the world around ...

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  11. Thursday, April 13, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Daily Dispatch

    Coretta Lerie "Reese" Bates 60, of 121 Freedom Circle, died April 4, 2017, at Maria Parham Health in Henderson. She was born in Kings County, New York, to Herman L. Bates and Marion Jones Bates.

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  12. Brooklyn wins the PulitzersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | The Brooklyn Paper

    ... the inexplicable decision to move elsewhere such, as Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noon, who was born in Kings County and used to live in Brooklyn Heights, and theater critic Hilton Als, who won the award for his New Yorker critiques. In the ...

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  13. April 10, birthdays for Mandy Moore, Shay Mitchell, Chyler LeighRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    "For parorexia, a Greek word meaning 'perverted appetite,' according to Dr. Charles F. Pabst, chairman of the press reference committee of Kings County Medical Society, is what the fish-gulpers and worm eaters have, and they're plain nuts," the singer and songwriter KENNETH "BABYFACE" EDMONDS, who was born in 1957; United Farm Workers of America labor union co-founder DOLORES HUERTA, who was born in 1930; actress CHYLER LEIGH, who was born in 1982; actor PETER MacNICOL, who was born in 1954; sportscaster and Hall of Fame football coach JOHN MADDEN, who was born in 1936; actress SHAY MITCHELL, who was born in 1987; actress MANDY MOORE, who was born in 1984; actor HAYLEY JOEL OSMENT, who was born in 1988; actor MICHAEL PITT, who was born in 1981; actress DAISY RIDLEY, who was born in 1992; actor and producer STEVEN SEAGAL, who was born in 1951; author PAUL THEROUX, who was born in 1941; ... (more)

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  14. Judges take over Brooklyn Bar Association for annual Judiciary NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    The Brooklyn Bar Association held its annual Judiciary Night and invited all of the local judges for a networking event with its members in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday. "By tradition, once a year, usually during the spring, the judges of Kings County empty out the Brooklyn courthouses and join together with members of the organized bar to eat, drink and find out the latest news of what's going on in the courthouse," said Andrew Fallek, past president of the BBA and chair of the Judiciary Committee.

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  15. Case of man getting crushed by tree highlights a disturbing issue in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... ths, city Councilmember Vincent Gentile finally declared on Wednesday that he will run for district attorney in Kings County in the upcoming election next fall.

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  16. Councilmember Vincent Gentile joins race for Brooklyn DARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    After mulling it over for the past few months, city Councilmember Vincent Gentile finally declared on Wednesday that he will run for district attorney in Kings County in the upcoming election next fall. "I'm pleased and thrilled to announce that I am going to enter the race to be Brooklyn's next district attorney," Gentile said on NY1's Inside City Hall with Errol Louis Wednesday night.

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  17. Is Pornography a Threat to Today's Moral Climate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... (1926 - 2008) went on to become Judge of the Civil Court in 1976 and then a Justice of the Supreme Court in Kings County, NY. He served on the bench until 1999. a was the New York Civil Liberties Union legislative director, chief counsel to New ...

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  18. OPINION: Stable immigration patterns help make Brooklyn No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... figures for 2016 from the U.S. Census Bureau's U.S. Population Estimates, there were 2,629,150 people in Kings County last year, more than in any county in the state. This represents an increase of about 5,000 from 2015, when estimates showed a ...

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  19. Kings County Conservative Party holds annual brunch at Bay Ridge ManorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    The Kings County Conservative Party, formed in 1962, held its annual brunch Sunday at the Bay Ridge Manor. The event was hosted by Brooklyn Conservative Party Chairman and Marty Golden's Chief of Staff Jerry Kassar.

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  20. Federal judge accepts guilty plea of former Brooklyn ADA in forging judges' signaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... people, including one who was believed to be a love interest. "Between 2015 and 2016, when I was working at the Kings County District Attorney's Office here in Brooklyn, I intentionally forged court orders that allowed me to wiretap cellphones for ...

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