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All are invited to a town hall meeting hosted by the Brooklyn Housing Preservation Alliance and the Dyker Heights Civic Association tomorrow night to discuss illegal home conversions that have long plagued Brooklyn neighborhoods. The meeting will be held at The Knights of Columbus (1305 86th Street) on Thursday, February 26, from 7pm-9pm. Local elected officials, community leaders, and governmental agency…

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Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams honored the  Midwood Ambulance Service last week, as part of his new series, Brooklyn’s Community Businesses, which recognizes local businesses with a commitment to their communities. After touring their main dispatch facility and corporate office in Gravesend on February 7, Adams presented members of the Rapisarda family, who have been operating the business…

News & Features Students and teachers from Brooklyn Amity School and other participating schools held hands in a show of unity.
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Students at six Brooklyn high schools in a diverse set of neighborhoods will be kicking off the first in a series of “digital youth dialogues” about police-community relations this Tuesday, January 20, using Google Hangout in order to have video chat conversations with one another, as well as off-duty police officers. The goal, say students,…

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Public Advocate Letitia James, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, and Comptroller Scott Stringer joined local politicians, community members, and activists Sunday to express their outrage at the Parks Department’s concrete makeover of the Coney Island Riegelmann Boardwalk. Despite the heavy rain and winds, over 100 protesters held signs on the boardwalk near Coney Island Avenue and chanted slogans like…

News & Features Magen David students present Captain Nelson Chen with artwork.
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In the wake of recent terror attacks in France at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and at a Kosher supermarket – which left many Jewish communities shaken – elected officials joined the faculty and students of Magen David Yeshivah High School (7801 Bay Parkway) on Tuesday to demonstrate their unwavering support for the NYPD. The audience sang the American…

News & Features Parking lot identified in BP Adams' affordable housing report.
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Several “underdeveloped areas” of Brooklyn can be used to build affordable housing – including municipal parking lots in Brighton Beach, Bensonhurst, and Midwood – according to a new report by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. The parking lots, like one facing the Riegelmann Boardwalk between Brighton 2nd Street and Brighton 4th Street, can be sold to create approximately 2,000 affordable housing units,…

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Several local schools are receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars each for repairs, upgrades and improvements as part of a $3.1 million allocation by Borough President Eric Adams to education institutions across the borough. The beep today unveiled 16 school-related capital projects that will benefit from the allocation, which was packed into the city’s Fiscal…

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