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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, moderated by members of…

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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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Local leaders are putting pressure on the MTA to restore express service on the F train in Brooklyn, last experienced by commuters in 1987, while the MTA remains a bit iffy on the issue. In a letter sent to MTA Chairman Thomas F. Prendergast today, a bipartisan group of 14 city, state, and federal leaders…

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The Vision Zero initiative to reduce traffic-related fatalities has been met with mixed reviews in car-dependent neighborhoods like those in Southern Brooklyn. Many applaud the city’s intention, but share concerns that it will unfairly penalize drivers. Now there’s an opportunity to let legislators know how you feel about various elements of the plan, and where…

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Coney Island Hospital Executive Director Arthur Wagner presented Borough President Eric Adams with a plaque on Wednesday, honoring the new beep’s service to the community as an elected official and member of the New York Police Department. The ceremony was the highlight of the institution’s Black History Month celebration, which also featured presentations and performances…

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