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Brooklyn seniors share homes for cost saving, companionship

Brooklyn Boro
It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do. … Full Article

Seniors bring creativity to wheelchair transportation

Bay Ridge
July is National Wheelchair Beautification Month and Bay Ridge senior citizens got into the spirit of the observance in a big way. … Full Article

Bay Ridge triathlete tests his endurance to raise money for cancer research

Bay Ridge
Shelton Hollers of Bay Ridge is one of thousands of people who will take part in the NYC Triathlon on Aug. 3, testing his ability to swim, bike and run for long distances. But he’s after more than just a medal. … Full Article

‘Playing Hookie’: Paid sick leave day spreads awareness of rights

Brooklyn Boro
A range of prominent officials conducted a massive public awareness campaign this morning to remind more than one million New York City workers about their new right to begin using paid sick leave. … Full Article

Alarm raised about ‘dark money’ in de Blasio’s LICH - Fortis letter

Cobble Hill
The backlash continues against a letter sent out by a de Blasio lobbying group supporting the sale of Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to a developer.   … Full Article

Sunset Park women walk for ovarian cancer cure

Sunset Park
Sunset Park resident Kim Henry tragically lost her sister Maureen to cancer eight years ago. “My sister passed away on Jan 28, 2006 of ovarian cancer. She was 42. She was a mom, sister and daughter to a very large family,” Henry wrote in an email to the Brooklyn Eagle on Tuesday. … Full Article

Maimonides earns perfect score for its breast cancer center

Bay Ridge
There’s nothing quite like taking a big test and then finding out that you aced it. … Full Article

Concern in Brooklyn as LICH ER shrinks

Cobble Hill
Supporters of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) rallied outside the Cobble Hill hospital’s emergency department on Thursday to express concern about SUNY shrinking what remains of the ER. … Full Article

Brooklyn officials, community want investigation into sale of LICH

Cobble Hill
Brooklyn officials on Thursday asked state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli to conduct investigations of SUNY’s sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to Fortis. … Full Article

LICH bidder Trindade files a protest with state Comptroller

Cobble Hill
Another protest has been raised about SUNY’s sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to developer Fortis Property Group. … Full Article

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