The Blackbirds of LIU-Brooklyn posted their first conference win of the season at Central Connecticut State on Monday night, evening their NEC record at 1-1. Photo courtesy of LIU-Brooklyn Athletics

After finishing off their non-conference schedule with a winning record for the first time since the 2010-11 season, the first of an unprecedented three consecutive Northeast Conference championship campaigns, the LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds men’s basketball team fell flat in this year’s league opener. But head coach Jack Perri’s crew quickly rebounded from Saturday’s 79-63 loss at Read More →

Dr. Gerard Galgan. Photos courtesy of St. Francis College

Hundreds of parents, family members and friends will come to St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights to celebrate the Class of 2016 at St. Francis College’s Winter Commencement on Thursday, Jan. 14, beginning with a Baccalaureate Mass at 2 p.m. and Commencement at 3 p.m. The valedictorian for the winter commencement is Chantell Chimbo, Read More →

Hudson Companies plans to build a 36-story residential tower on the current Brooklyn Heights Library site at 280 Cadman Plaza West. Rendering courtesy of Marvel Architects

On Monday, the City Planning Commission approved 6 to 0, with two abstentions, the controversial $52 million Brooklyn Heights Library project. The planned development has provoked a chorus of impassioned objections over concerns of overcrowded Heights schools, the shrinkage of library space and the off-siting of the affordable housing component, but was approved by Community Read More →

Diane Ravitch, a staunch advocate for public education, will speak at a fundraiser for the Brooklyn Heights branch of Brooklyn Public Library on Monday night. She will autograph copies of her book "Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools." Photo courtesy of Diane Ravitch

The Friends of Brooklyn Heights Branch Library’s 22nd annual benefit on Monday will be honoring Diane Ravitch, respected research professor and historian of education, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education and author of “Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools.” The Literary Brooklyn Benefit takes place Read More →