Community members stroll along Willow Place.

A pet parade and more than two hours of karaoke were new features of this year’s Willowtown Spring Fair, sponsored by the Willowtown Association.  The fair took place last Saturday, May 17, along the full length of Willow Place in Brooklyn Heights. The fair featured a parade, singing led by karaoke DJ Domingo Ampil, among other events. The latest title of Willowtown’s Read More →

SUNY says it will close Long Island College Hospital on May 22. Photo: Mary Frost

Doors close, treatment ends May 22 Despite Brooklyn officials’ entreaties to SUNY Chairman H. Carl McCall to put the closure of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) on hold until a new operator can step in, SUNY says it will shut LICH’s doors on May 22. The case continues in Brooklyn on Tuesday before state Supreme Court Justice Read More →

Assemblywoman Joan Millman at a recent rally for seniors being evicted from their Park Slope nursing home. Photo: Mary Frost

Moving to NYC Department for the Aging Long-time Brooklyn Assemblywoman Joan L. Millman announced on Monday that she will not be seeking reelection to the New York State Assembly. Assemblywoman Millman has represented neighborhoods including Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Downtown Brooklyn, Gowanus, Prospect Heights and parts of Park Slope and for over 17 years. Noted Read More →