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FDNY Honors Ladder 118’s Robert Thomas and His Three Sons

In celebration of Black History Month, the FDNY is honoring Robert Thomas of Ladder 118/Engine 205, and his sons Nathan, Jason, and Stephen. Robert is a 38-year veteran of the department who raised not one, not two, but three brave men who followed in his footsteps to become firefighting heroes. It’s an incredible feeling as a parent […]

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Brooklyn Historical Society Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and the Brooklyn Historical Society will celebrate with a series of events illuminating aspects of Black history, both local and national. The series will begin early, this Wednesday evening, January 30 from 6:30 to 8:00, with a discussion of a vicious crime in 1946 against a Black decorated war veteran […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend the Heights Players premiere their production of Neil Simon’s Fools. Performances are Friday, February 6 and Saturday, February 7 at 8:00 p.m., and a Sunday matinee, February 8 at 2:00 p.m., at the Playhouse, 26 Willow Place. The play will continue through the succeeding two weekends on the same schedule. You may make […]

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