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SUNY HEARING: Did real estate riches doom LICH? Was there 'criminal action'?

Councilman Brad Lander clashed Thursday with SUNY Chairman Carl McCall, questioning whether SUNY's acquisition of Long Island College Hospital was a transaction driven by real estate rather than medical considerations. … Full Article

Terrorist pleads guilty in plot to blow up the Federal Reserve

A Bangladeshi man pleaded guilty Thursday in Brooklyn Federal Court to trying to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank in lower Manhattan last October with what he thought was a 1,000-pound bomb.
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Chief judge’s plan for court system finds support in Brooklyn

Earlier this week, Jonathan Lippman, chief judge for the State of New York, gave his annual State of Judiciary Address in Albany. … Full Article

Rare Brooklyn baseball card brings $92K in Maine auction

BIDDEFORD, Maine— A rare 148-year-old baseball card discovered at a rural Maine yard sale has been auctioned for $92,000. … Full Article


On Wednesday, Stephen Berger — whose panel last year recommended sacrificing the Downstate Medical Center facility in East Flatbush in favor of Long Island College Hospi … Full Article

THURSDAY IS DOOMSDAY: Critics mobilize on eve of LICH death vote

Saying there has been no financial transparency in the rush to close a vital Brooklyn resource, Downtown Brooklyn political leaders and staff of Long Island College Hospital are calling for a postponement of a vote scheduled for Thursday that is expected to doom the financially troubled hospital. … Full Article

Sunset Park pol holding childhood obesity summit

The man who first brought you the idea of posting calorie counts on McDonald’s menu is calling together a group of health experts for an “obesity summit” to discuss ways to encourage weight loss. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School dean delivers remarks to alums

Brooklyn Law School may be 112 years old, but the school’s alumni association celebrated its 45th annual luncheon this past January. … Full Article

Girls! Girls Girls! Lutheran HealthCare honors Lena Dunham

Now that she has won an Emmy, Brooklyn Heights' Lena Dunham stands to win a lot more awards. … Full Article


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