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NY State regent cites ties between business and education

Business owners have an important role to play in educating children, from providing jobs to parents to hiring student interns to helping stabilize communities, according to Dr. … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber brings food, fun times to State Capitol

Who would have guessed that the best way to show off Brooklyn’s culinary status to Democrats and Republicans in the state Legislature was by presenting chocolate treats shaped like donkeys and elephants? … Full Article

Chamber brings Brooklyn business concerns to Albany

Brooklyn made its presence felt in Albany this week, as the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce led a large contingent up to the state Capitol for a two-day visit to meet with legislators and advocate for economic development in the borough, tax breaks for small businesses, improved transportation … Full Article

Brooklyn plays big role in NYC initiative to grow advanced manufacturing jobs

Brooklyn is looking like a winner in a new initiative to grow industrial and advanced manufacturing jobs in New York City. … Full Article

Brooklyn Navy Yard to launch new shuttle service

Getting to the Brooklyn Navy Yard — which is home to 7,000 jobs today and a projected 16,000 jobs by 2020 — will soon become much easier with the addition of a new shuttle service linking the Brooklyn Navy Yard to 13 subway lines and the LIRR. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Merchants look to hold six Summer Stroll dates

The Fifth Annual Summer Stroll on 3rd will be spread across six nights, not four nights as in years past, if the event’s sponsor can successfully convince the Department of Transportation (DOT) to expand the popular street fair. … Full Article

Third Avenue to host Senior Sidewalk Social

Bay Ridge’s Third Avenue is fast becoming the king of New York City street fairs. … Full Article

Apple began iPhone encryption fight last fall, in Brooklyn

By prosecutors' count, Apple helped federal law enforcement agents extract information from iPhones in criminal investigations at least 70 times in seven years before suddenly expressing a change of heart last fall in an otherwise ordinary drug case out of Brooklyn. … Full Article

Barclays’ new bar ‘Taste NY’ to feature local products

Empire State Development, the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets and Barclays Center announced on Thursday that a new bar at Barclays Center will feature local New York state products during events.  … Full Article

Authorities reach $3.2B settlement with Morgan Stanley

Federal and state authorities on Thursday announced a $3.2 billion settlement with Morgan Stanley over bank practices that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis, including misrepresentations about the value of mortgage-backed securities. … Full Article

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