Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso Launches City-Affiliated Charity Brooklyn for All, Inc.

Brooklyn for All, Inc. aims to promote the cultural diversity of Brooklyn through services, events, and programming.

Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso Launches City-Affiliated Charity Brooklyn for All, Inc.

New York, NY – January, 17, 2022: Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso speaks during BAM the 36th Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Shutterstock) BROOKLYN, NY (June 13, 2022) – Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso announced the launch of Brooklyn for All, Inc. (BFA), the Brooklyn Borough President’s city-affiliated charitable corporation. BFA aims […]

The Role of the Borough President

The Role of the Borough President

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams speaks at a rally at the West 4th Street Station to demand restoration of service C and F lines to pre-pandemic levels. – New York, NY – March 23, 2021 (Shutterstock) By Victoria Falk, Special to CAW According to the online encyclopedia, Wikipedia.org, the role of Borough President was created […]

Brooklyn Attorney Indicted for Real Estate Fraud in Connection With Eight Properties Valued at Nearly $8 Million

Scheme Targeted Homes in Foreclosure in Bedford-Stuyvesant, East New York and Flatbush; Defendant Allegedly Collected Over $600,000 in Rent

Brooklyn Attorney Indicted for Real Estate Fraud in Connection With Eight Properties Valued at Nearly $8 Million

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez speaks during 33rd Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House – New York, NY – January 21, 2019 (Shutterstock)   Listen to CAW’s interview with Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez here: Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez today announced that a suspended Brooklyn attorney has […]

NYC Councilman Calls for Cancellation of West Indian Day Parade Citing Cuts to Police Funding

NYC Councilman Calls for Cancellation of West Indian Day Parade Citing Cuts to Police Funding

By StephanieK, Jamaicans.com Republican Councilman Joe Borelli of Staten Island, New York, has called for Brooklyn’s West Indian Day Parade to be cancelled, claiming that the event requires “beefed up” security that the police cannot afford. Borelli sent a letter to Dermot Shea, the Commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD),  on July 7, 2020, […]

A Brooklyn courthouse was still packed as coronavirus spread. Judges, their staffs and lawyers are paying the price.

A Brooklyn courthouse was still packed as coronavirus spread. Judges, their staffs and lawyers are paying the price.

There was no social distancing as lawyers waited the session to begin March 12 before Judge Johnny Lee Baynes in Brooklyn Supreme Court. (Photo: NY Daily News) By Noah Goldberg, NY Daily News Dozens of lawyers, court officers and clerks crowded onto the wooden benches in Judge Johnny Lee Baynes’ courtroom on March 12 as […]

Bill Renaming Brooklyn Subway Stations to Honor Medgar Evers College Signed into Law

Bill Renaming Brooklyn Subway Stations to Honor Medgar Evers College Signed into Law

Franklin Avenue – Medgar Evers College and President Street – Medgar Evers College   Brooklyn, New York – Assemblymember Richardson (D-Brooklyn) announced that a bill she authored to change the names of the MTA’s Franklin Avenue and President Street stops to Medgar Evers College subway stations has been signed into law (A.1512A/ Chp. 669).   “I […]

“Untouchable” Louison Busted for Immigration Fraud in Brooklyn

Arleigh Louison, who submitted over 1,800 fraudulent immigration applications indicted on 12 counts of making false statements in immigration documents

“Untouchable” Louison Busted for Immigration Fraud in Brooklyn

By Elias G. Brenda and Kathy (names changed for privacy), who spoke to Caribbean American Weekly recently, alleged that Arleigh Louison, a Grenadian national and New York resident, had defrauded them as he orchestrated a sham immigration practice in an office building located on 223rd Lenox Road, Brooklyn, adjacent to Congresswoman Yvette Clarke’s office.     Federal […]