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SUNY appoints new president for financially challenged Downstate Medical Center

The State University of New York (SUNY) board of trustees on Tuesday announced the appointment of Dr. Wayne J. Riley as president of financially troubled SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

Fairway opens second Brooklyn market

Following the Jan. 18 grand opening of Brooklyn’s second Fairway Market, the Brooklyn Eagle spoke with Fairway General Manager Oumar Cisse about the new store located at 2149 Ralph St. in the Georgetown Shopping Center. … Full Article
 

Fairway Market celebrates the grand opening of its new store in Georgetown, Brooklyn

Wednesday, Fairway Market, New York’s iconic grocery store, is thrilled to announce the official grand opening of its expansive new one-stop shopping destination in the thriving Georgetown neighborhood of Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

Revamped Kings County psych unit gets high marks as feds drop supervision

Seven years after Kings County Hospital's psychiatric unit was placed under federal supervision when its shocking mistreatment of patients came to light, the U.S. Attorney's Office on Tuesday gave the center's Behavioral Health Service (BHS) a clean bill of health and closed the case. … Full Article
 

School Construction Authority to build addition to P.S. 97

District 21’s most overcrowded elementary school will be getting some relief, according to officials, who said the New York City (SCA) will be adding an extension to the building. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn man sentenced to 23 years to life in prison for fatally shooting man following argument in East Flatbush bodega

Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez on Wednesday announced that a 31-year-old Flatbush man has been sentenced to 23 years to life in prison for fatally shooting a 42-year-old East Flatbush man following a dispute inside a bodega. … Full Article
 

Fairway moves forward from bankruptcy with a new Brooklyn store

Bye-bye, bankruptcy. Hello, Georgetown. In January, Fairway Market will open a 40,000-square-foot store at 2149 Ralph Ave. in the Georgetown section of Bergen Beach, the upscale metro-area supermarket chain announced recently. … Full Article
 

Do you know the way to Georgetown?

Gated communities stand beside a stretch of salt marsh wetlands and a yacht club. A few blocks inland, there are strip malls with massive parking lots and a six-lane thoroughfare with roaring traffic. … Full Article
 

Adams says technology catches heat-stingy landlords

Amid the news that a lawsuit has been filed on behalf of tenants of a Brownsville building against the landlord over a lack of heat was a little-noticed development that Borough President Eric Adams said could wind up playing a major role in helping apartment dwellers fight heat-stingy landlords. … Full Article
 

New York Mets' "Metsgiving" donates 100 Thanksgiving turkeys to Brooklyn families

Thanks to the New York Mets “MetsGiving” program, 100 families at Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) Seth Low Cornerstone Community Center in Brownsville have received a turkey for their Thanksgiving celebration. … Full Article
 

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