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Adams offers overdose prevention training

New York: In light of the nationwide opioid crisis, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams is hosting of a series of boroughwide free overdose prevention trainings that teach Brooklynites how to save lives. Comment
Grenada: Grenadian-born court attorney referee Derefim Bernadette Neckles is vying for the position of Civil Court judge countywide in Brooklyn, saying that she has the “knowledge, experience, integrity and compassion needed to serve as a civil court judge.” Comment

Several candidates vie to replace Williams

People: While Public Advocate-Elect, Jumaane Williams has hardly completed his transition team, a crowded field of candidates has already emerged to replace him as representative for the 45th Council District in Brooklyn. Comment

Minister Harmon: Guyana not in crisis

Guyana: Guyana’s Minister of State, Joseph Harmon told a packed audience in Brooklyn, last Saturday, that Guyana is not in a crisis, that the Republic instead, has a sound, stable government in place that respects the constitution and the rule of law, and will never damage that, adding, “at the same time, people should not believe they can pick and choose parts of the constitution and create a crisis where none exists.” Comments (1)
People: The United Methodist Women (UMW) of Fenimore Street United Methodist Church in Brooklyn began celebrating their 60th anniversary Saturday with a gala luncheon at El Caribe Country Club on Strickland Avenue in Brooklyn. Comment

Bajan attorney invests in East Flatbush

People: As a former chairman of Community Board 17 in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, attorney Terry Hinds says he continues to be very involved within the community. Comment

Farah Louis campaigns for council seat

People: Haitian American, Farah Louis, a 36-year-old resident of the 45th Council District of Brooklyn, and deputy chief of staff of former Councilman Jumaane Williams, is throwing her hat in the crowded ring for the seat left vacant by the councilman, now NYC Public Advocate-elect. Comment
New York: Brooklyn Council Member Dr. Mathieu Eugene on Friday attended the 2019 New York City Health + Hospital/ Kings County Legislative Breakfast, where he presented the hospital with a check for US$1.9 million dollars, which will go towards the acquisition of new radiation oncology and mammography equipment. Comment
New York: Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez on Monday announced his plan for a groundbreaking initiative to transform Brooklyn’s justice system into a progressive model designed to keep Brooklyn safe and strengthen community trust by ensuring fairness and equal justice for all. Comment
Food: It’s a taste of Brooklyn — and beyond! Restaurants across Kings County and other outer-borough eateries will serve up budget-friendly, three-course meals to customers as part of a unique dining campaign kicking off on March 18. Comment

Kings County hosts Black History Month event

New York: In honor of Black History Month, NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County hosted a special event to celebrate the achievements of African Americans and their contributions to American history. Comment

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