Man makes hateful comments, assaults 18-year-old Jewish man in Bed-Stuy

May 28, 2022, 5:16pmUpdated 3h ago By: News 12 Staff Police are searching for a man they say allegedly made hateful comments before assaulting an 18-year-old man in traditional Jewish garb in Bed-Stuy on Thursday. Police say the man walked up to the teen and said, “I am going to get rid of all you … Read more

Fight To Save Bed-Stuy Mansion Not Over Despite Demo Plans: Neighbors

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN — A months-long effort to save a beloved mansion in Bed-Stuy is not over yet, despite its demolition plans inching toward a green light from the city, according to neighbors. Residents fighting to save the 120-year-old mansion at 441 Willoughby Ave. — set to be replaced with condos — said this week they … Read more

Bed-Stuy STEM students share vision to transform a vacant lot into a tech community

May 20, 2022, 5:18pmUpdated 8h ago By: News 12 Staff A group of fourth and fifth graders from PS 5 in Bed-Stuy shared their vision with Council Member Darlene Meadley using high-tech 3D animation design technology. One of the designers created her project idea for a vacant lot using virtual reality. The students researched challenges … Read more

‘Dark History’ To Repeat In Bed-Stuy With Redistricting, Leaders Warn

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN — A “long dark history” is set to repeat itself should a congressional redistricting plan splitting up Bed-Stuy become a reality, according to neighborhood leaders. Several officials from Bed-Stuy are urging the court to reject redrawn New York congressional districts released this week, which they contend harkens back to pre-1960s gerrymandering of the … Read more

Violent Bed-Stuy Robber Slashes Man’s Face, Steals $800: Police

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN — A violent robber slashed a man in the face then stole hundreds of dollars from him in Bed-Stuy this month, according to police. The robber lunged at the 33-year-old near Bedford Avenue and Halsey Street about 4:30 am Sunday, May 1, police said. The attacker slashed him in the body and face … Read more

Help Choose Bed-Stuy Schools’ Superintendents At Town Hall Meeting

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN — Bed-Stuy’s school districts could get new superintendents this year — and parents will get the chance to help choose the new leaders. The city’s education department has set up Town Hall meetings across the five boroughs — including one in Bed-Stuy next week — as it prepares a hiring blitz for all … Read more