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Influential Hillary Clinton biography to launch in DUMBO

DUMBO
Two White House correspondents trace Hillary Clinton's political comeback, from the ashes of her primary defeat to the most important diplomatic position in the world. … Full Article
 

LICH contempt hearing postponed again as SUNY talks in progress

Cobble Hill
In a slight delay to original plans, officials at the State University of New York (SUNY) and Department of Health have been scheduled to appear before a Brooklyn judge on Thursday to answer for their yearlong -- and many say, illegal -- attempts to close Long Island College Hospital (LICH) … Full Article
 

Ken Thompson sworn in as new Brooklyn DA

Navy Yard
On Sunday, Feb. 9, behind the backdrop of navy blue drapes and in the presence of an admiring audience filling out a soundstage at the Steiner Studios in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Kenneth Thompson became the first African-American to ever be sworn in as Brooklyn’s top prosecutor. … Full Article
 

Forthcoming book to trace history of Brooklyn Bridge Park

DUMBO
Since the first plans for a park along the Brooklyn waterfront were developed in 1988, Brooklyn Bridge Park has continually evolved to become a remarkable, award-winning public space featuring expansive lawns, waterfront promenades, innovative playgrounds, a greenway, spo … Full Article
 

Four St. Francis mens basketball players suspended before loss to Robert Morris

Brooklyn Heights
Junior Brent Jones, St. Francis’ starting point guard and leader, sophomore Anthony White, freshman Wayne Martin and junior P.J. Santavenere were all suspended indefinitely for a "school matter" on Saturday morning before their game against Robert Morris. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Ice teaches kids to skate at Prospect Park

Prospect Park
Brooklyn Ice, a free after-school program that teaches figure skating to Brooklyn kids, has returned to Prospect Park — at the new Lakeside Rink at LeFrak Center. While the rink was under construction, the program used Bryant Park in Manhattan. … Full Article
 

Three brothers sentenced in Brooklyn Federal Court for international sex trafficking

Downtown
Three brothers were recently sentenced in Brooklyn’s federal court for the Eastern District of New York to lengthy prison terms after they pleaded guilty to sex trafficking charges.  … Full Article
 

LICH bidder Brisa disqualified as SUNY board puts off vote

Cobble Hill
The SUNY board of trustees heard the pitches of four of the five developers competing to buy Long Island College Hospital (LICH) on Friday, but the board made no decision about which proposal it favored in the tumultuous windup of its disputed RFP (Request for Proposals) process. … Full Article
 

Loughlin loses Mike Williams in big win over Christ the King

Fort Greene
It seems like every year no matter how good Bishop Loughlin is that the it will eventually lose to Christ the King. This may be the year the Lions finally take a bite out of the Royals.  … Full Article
 

Developers hype their LICH bids on cable TV

Cobble Hill
A televised presentation featuring five of the bidders in SUNY’s much-disputed search for a buyer for Long Island College Hospital (LICH) is now available for viewing on BRIC's community access Brooklyn Public Network. (See schedule below.) … Full Article
 

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