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Two ombudsmen appointed at LICH to make sure judge’s orders are followed

Two independent physicians are serving as ombudsmen to State Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes to ensure that his orders to keep Long Island College Hospital (LICH) at least partially open are carried out by SUNY Downstate Medical Center.  … Full Article
 

OBITUARY: James W. Tate III, 69, teacher, lifelong member of Grace Church

James W. Tate III, a lifelong Brooklynite and public school teacher who was active at Grace Church in Brooklyn Heights since his childhood, died on Saturday, August 31 following a brief illness. He was 69. … Full Article
 

BAM and Greenlight Bookstore partner to host launches for Lethem, Dawkins

Unbound, a unique literary series presented by Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) and Fort Greene’s Greenlight Bookstore, will return for its second season this September. Following a successful inaugural year, this fall’s program will feature renowned authors Jonathan Lethem (Sept. … Full Article
 

NY Restoration Project expands events in Brooklyn gardens

Throughout September, the New York Restoration Project is bringing unique programming to two of its Brooklyn community gardens. … Full Article
 

Bloomberg announces the selection of Midtown Equities to redevelop the Empire Stores and St. Ann's Warehouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Mayor Bloomberg announced today that the Brooklyn Bridge Park Board of Directors has selected Midtown Equities, in partnership with Rockwood Capital and HK Organization, to redevelop Empire Stores, vacant warehouse buildings in DUMBO. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn federal judge awards $3.7 million in attorney’s fees in FDNY suit

The lawyers representing defendants in a discrimination suit against the Fire Department of New York have been granted a multimillion-dollar attorney’s fee award. … Full Article
 

Contracts for LICH doctors expiring, no renewals coming from SUNY

Doctors at Long Island College Hospital (LICH), who were previously notified by SUNY Downstate that they would be terminated on September 9, have not yet received contract extensions, hindering efforts to resume critical services at LICH as ordered by state Supreme Court Justice Carolyn Demarest. … Full Article
 

BEAT Festival to feature Civil Rights stories

After a successful inaugural season, the BEAT Festival returns this September to celebrate Brooklyn’s emerging artists in theater, dance, and voice. … Full Article
 
 

Horton Foote’s ‘Dividing the Estate’ celebrates a Brooklyn premiere

Acclaimed playwright Horton Foote’s knowing comedy about family, money, power and greed is having its Brooklyn premiere at the Heights Players this September.  Considered a “must for discriminating theatergoers” by The New York Times, “Dividing the Estate” will delight with it … Full Article
 

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