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Elizabeth A. Sackler elected first woman board chair of Brooklyn Museum

Prospect Heights
The Members of the Board of Trustees of the Brooklyn Museum have elected Elizabeth A. Sackler, Board member since 2000, as the Museum's Chair. Dr. Sackler, the first woman in the nearly 200-year history of the Museum to serve in that position, is the founder of the Museum's Elizabeth A. … Full Article
 

Minority officials and religious groups to call on state to halt LICH sale

Cobble Hill
Unrest over SUNY's sale of Brooklyn's Long Island College Hospital (LICH) continues, this time with New York's minority leaders, who are demanding an investigation into the state’s process in choosing a buyer for the shutt … Full Article
 

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 26

Navy Yard
Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO … Full Article
 

PHOTOS: DUMBO cheers on the U.S. World Cup soccer team

DUMBO
Soccer fever swept DUMBO on Thursday as hundreds of fans gathered before a giant screen in the Manhattan Bridge Archway to cheer on the United States in the 2014 World Cup match with Germany. Despite a 1-0 loss, the U.S. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Family Court celebrates LGBTQ families during Pride Month

Downtown
Back in February, the Kings County Family Court held its first-ever Black History Month celebration.  More recently, it celebrated another first-ever event. On Tuesday, the Family Court honored LGBTQ families for its first Pride Month event at the Brooklyn courthouse. … Full Article
 

St. Ann’s Housing Forum: Widespread struggle for affordability, but few solutions

Brooklyn Heights
“I don’t recognize my neighborhood anymore,” said Victor Li of Kensington. “No one can stop the developers.” … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Bridge Park announces new board member Amelia Wilson

DUMBO
The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is pleased to announce the election of Amelia Wilson to the organization’s Board of Directors. The election took place at the Conservancy’s June 22 board meeting.
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Brooklyn toll collector charged with stealing more than $24,000 by replacing it with fake money

Downtown
A temporary Metropolitan Transportation Authority Bridge and Tunnel officer who worked on the Brooklyn side of the Hugh L. … Full Article
 

$90,000 in cash and contraband seized in Brooklyn bust

Red Hook
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle has learned of a high-stakes contraband seizure in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
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Tragic accident in Cobble Hill Wednesday feet from closed LICH in Brooklyn

Cobble Hill
Police and emergency units on Wednesday swarmed the off-ramp of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) at Atlantic Avenue and Hicks Street, just feet from the now-shuttered Long Island College Hospital (LICH), after a gruesome accident where a car plowed into the back of a large flatbed truck after … Full Article
 

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