Brooklyn officials protest state budget cuts to school health clinics

The state is poised to reduce funds for a program that helps keep disadvantaged children healthy, reduces school absenteeism — and actually saves the state money. … Full Article

What the heck is this doing here? LinkNYC kiosks not a hit with everyone

Hundreds of 9-1/2-foot-tall LinkNYC kiosks — which provide phone, Wi-Fi service and a charging station — have been installed across the city, with more coming every day. … Full Article

Civic festival brings de Blasio, Stringer, other elected officials to Prospect Park

Get Organized BK, a civic organization founded by City Councilmember Brad Lander, who represents Brooklyn’s 39th district, and Rabbi Rachel Timoner of Congregation Beth Elohim sponsored an afternoon of community awareness in Prospect Park on Tuesday, July 25. … Full Article

Judge remands man who tried to grab cop's gun

A man who was previously released without bail by a Brooklyn judge after he allegedly tried to grab a cop’s gun in a Bushwick precinct, was put in handcuffs Thursday when a different judge ordered a psychiatrist test. … Full Article

The Green-Wood Cemetery will host unique Tisha B’Av Lamentations service

The Green-Wood Cemetery will be host to a new event on Monday — Lament at Green-Wood — to commemorate one of the most solemn days on the Hebrew calendar. … Full Article

Hamilton says turnstile jumping shouldn’t be crime

An astonishing 92 percent of New York City residents arrested for turnstile jumping in subways are people of color, according to an eye-opening report released by state Sen. Jesse Hamilton. … Full Article

Lawmakers blast Trump’s transgender military ban

President Donald Trump’s announcement Wednesday via Twitter that he had decided to ban transgender Americans from serving in the U.S. … Full Article

Jane’s Carousel hosts its 1,000th birthday party

Jane’s Carousel played host to its 1,000th birthday party on Sunday Opening in 2011, the landmark of the revamped park celebrated the feat in just over half a decade.   … Full Article

Velázquez pushes for Heights Promenade walkway to Brooklyn Bridge Park

A plan to build a vertical walkway between the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and Brooklyn Bridge Park has received a strong push from U.S. Rep. Nydia Velázquez (West and Central Brooklyn, LES). … Full Article


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