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Bed-Stuy »

Community Remembers 'Dean of Preachers,' Civil Rights Leader Gardner Taylor

Rev. Gardner Taylor led Concord Baptist Church for 42 years and was nationally renowned.

East Village »

Family and Friends Mourn East Village Explosion Victim

Nicholas Figueroa, 23, was killed in the massive East Village gas explosion on March 26.

East Village »

Funeral for East Village Explosion Victim Set for Upper West Side Church

Nicholas Figueroa's funeral will take place at the Church of the Holy Name of Jesus on April 7.

East Village »

East Village Explosion Victim's Family Asks for Help to Pay for Funeral

The family of Nicholas Figueroa is raising money to help pay for his funeral.

Midwood »

Midwood Orthodox Community Grieves Death of 7 Children in Sabbath Fire

Elaine, Rivkah, Sara, David, Yeshua, Moshe and Yaakob Sassoon perished in the fire, FDNY said.

Midtown »

Thousands Mourn Cardinal Edward Egan at St. Patrick's Funeral Mass

Thousands of mourners flooded St. Patrick's Cathedral Tuesday to remember Cardinal Edward Egan.

Bed-Stuy »

'The Wire' Star Gbenga Akinnagbe Hosts Vigil for Nigerian Massacre Victims

A Brooklyn memorial will honor the thousands of lives lost in recent attacks by Boko Haram. 

Bushwick »

Family Struggling to Raise Money to Bury 12-Year-Old Bushwick Boy

Christyan Vasquez died of an asthma attack on Jan. 11, 2015.

Dyker Heights »

Throngs of Officers Turn Their Backs on Mayor During Det. Liu's Funeral

Liu was killed along with his partner, Det. Rafael Ramos, by gunman Ismaaiyl Brinsley.

Glendale »

Officer Rafael Ramos Laid to Rest as Pols Vow to Heal and Unite City

Rafael Ramos, 40, was memorialized at Christ Tabernacle in Glendale on Saturday morning.

Borough Park »

Hundreds Mourn 10-Year-Old Girl Fatally Struck by Car in Borough Park

Blima Friedman, 10, was killed and her mother was seriously hurt when they were hit by a minivan.

Canarsie »

Family Mourns Autistic Student Who Choked to Death on Muffin at School

Dyasha Phelps Smith, 21, died last week after relatives say DOE staff failed to supervise her properly.

Prospect Heights »

Gus Vlahavas, Longtime Owner of Tom's Restaurant in Prospect Heights, Dies

The Vlahavas family opened the popular Tom's Restaurant on Washington Avenue in 1936.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Residents Mourn Longtime Community Leader

Catherine Arline, a former president of the 81st Precinct Community Council, died on Oct. 24.

Mott Haven »

Army Vet and Family in Town for Funeral Get Caught in Police Shooting

The NYPD hit and broke the Mercados' car while firing at an armed 20-year-old, the family said.