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Health A judge's gavel.

The lawyer for a former Community Board 15 member said he is “hopeful” Medicaid fraud-related charges against his client will be dismissed now that a related case has been thrown out for lack of evidence. Liliya Kostyuk, a former member of Sheepshead Bay’s Community Board 15, was one of four employees at a Park Slope adult day care…

Transportation Traffic agents at the intersection of Coney Island Avenue and Guider Avenue.

After finally winning approval from community leaders, the Department of Transportation (DOT) is moving forward with plans to overhaul one of Sheepshead Bay’s most chaotic and lawless intersections. City Councilman Chaim Deutsch announced changes to the intersection, where Coney Island Avenue meets Guider Avenue, will begin being implemented this month. The changes include: Installing left turn…

News The site of the proposed development. Photo from Google Maps

Members of Community Board 15’s zoning committee unanimously voted against a development plan that residents fear could further erode the character of a community that is already seeing many changes, Brooklyn Daily reports. Developer Aleksandr Finkelshteyn wants to construct a four-story building on on Avenue Z between East 21st and East 22nd Streets. Though his…

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Councilmen David Greenfield and Mark Treyger are urging Mayor Bill de Blasio to restore the Ocean Parkway speed limit to 30 miles per hour after it was decreased to 25 mph as part of the mayor’s Vision Zero initiative, with the lawmakers stressing that the new speed limit is causing increased traffic congestion on local streets.…

Real Estate Rendering of 1809 Emmons Avenue

The developer behind 1809 Emmons Avenue, Rybak Development, released new renderings of the planned 7-story mixed-use development this week, showing off the space that will likely replace El Greco Diner. The renderings were distributed at last night’s Community Board 15 meeting for public input, where representatives of the developer sought the Board’s support. The plans are currently…

Events communityBoards

Community Board 15 is meeting tomorrow, April 28, at 7:00pm at Kingsborough Community College  (2001 Oriental Boulevard) in the faculty dining room. Please note the change in time and date for the meeting. On the agenda is a public hearing for one zoning item. Here is the application being considered: 2617 Avenue R: An application to request a special permit…

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