Eagle photo by Mary Frost

Riley, a visitor from Massachusetts, was one of seven children who discovered an extremely friendly baby squirrel at an entrance to the Brooklyn Heights Promenade on Friday. After taking turns petting the little critter, the children returned the squirrel to the garden area – only to be surprised when it jumped back into their hands. Read More →

The Rev. Adriene Thorne. Photo courtesy of First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn has called the Rev. Adriene Thorne as its new pastor. The announcement was made this week and is the culmination of a thorough discernment process by the church’s Pastor Nominating Committee. The committee devoted several months to carefully reviewing applications and interviewing contenders. Together, committee members discerned whom to choose Read More →