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Easter egg hunts in Brooklyn Heights and East Flatbush on Saturday

Little bunnies and their families should bring their Easter baskets to Brooklyn Heights or East Flatbush on Saturday, April 19 to gather eggs to celebrate Easter and the coming of spring. … Full Article
 

City Parks Foundation offers free yoga lessons for seniors

Senior citizens will be doing the sun salutations in the great outdoors this spring, thanks to a popular fitness program sponsored by the City Parks Foundation. … Full Article
 

Home safe? Push to landmark Jackie Robinson’s Flatbush house

City councilmember Jumaane Williams (D - Flatbush, East Flatbush) is taking another whack at getting the East Flatbush home of baseball legend Jackie Robinson designated as a city landmark. … Full Article
 

Shovels hit the ground for affordable housing in East New York

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday joined developers and community members to break ground on a major new project in East New York that will create hundreds of apartments of affordable housing and space for community organizations. … Full Article
 

Colton calls on parents to be pre-k ‘watchdogs’

The state’s ambitious, $300 million universal pre-kindergarten program needs more than money to make it work, according to one Brooklyn lawmaker. … Full Article
 

Another Brooklyn school engulfed in sex scandal

Officials at Brooklyn’s P.S. 219 mishandled an 11-year-old’s complaint of sexual abuse, a report by NYC’s Special Commissioner of Investigation (SCI) revealed.  … Full Article
 

Mill Basin, the 'Modern Menace'

Big? Yes. Tasteful? Not so much. “I have seen some really ugly houses in Mill Basin,” a commenter, Alfonce, said in a brooklyneagle.com posting. … Full Article
 

Progress seen on NYCHA repairs in East Brooklyn

Mary Smith had one problem, and then she had several. The heating in her living room at the Fiorentino Plaza Houses in East New York conked out about three years ago. Then her hot water went. She began hauling pots of hot water from the stove to her bathroom to bathe. … Full Article
 

Colton in no hurry to make endorsement in Recchia-Grimm race

A pox on both your houses! That appeared to sum up the sentiments of Bill Colton, the influential southern Brooklyn assemblyman who has not yet made an endorsement in the heated race for the 11th Congressional District and is in no hurry to back a candidate. … Full Article
 

Brownsville board: Home runs threaten motorists

Brownsville Recreation Center may be beloved by people who visit its premises—but not so much by the cars that drive on Linden Boulevard, the major street that hems it in. … Full Article
 

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