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UPDATE 2: SUNY - LICH talks continue, hearing delayed Thursday morning in Brooklyn

UPDATE TWO: Lawyers working around the clock are very close to announcing a settlement in the case of Long Island College Hospital (LICH), attorney Jim Walden of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, who re … Full Article

Do you know Nellie Bly?

Only 100 years ago an orphan from Apollo, P.A. defied the limited roles for women and elbowed her way into the press.
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Brooklyn Heights Association’s Annual Meeting features Internet expert Clay Shirky

The Brooklyn Heights Association's Annual Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 27, 7 p.m. at the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street. … Full Article

Ready, Set, Go: Bulldozers roll for Two Trees, Gotham at BAM cultural district sites

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night …. stays developers from starting work on high-profile BAM Cultural District projects. … Full Article

Law students from Liverpool visit Brooklyn

Brooklyn Law School recently hosted a group of aspiring law students from South Sefton College, Litherland, Liverpool.  As part of their visit to the Eastern District Federal Court, they received a lecture from United States District Court Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis.  … Full Article

Tribune Society hosts reception at Family Court

The Tribune Society hosted a membership drive and reception in Brooklyn's Family Court Tuesday afternoon. … Full Article

Brooklyn Town Hall on pre-K programs, Wednesday

On Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Borough Hall, New York Communities for Change is hosting a Brooklyn Town Hall to discuss the city's plan for pre-K and after-school programs. … Full Article

De Blasio reportedly getting involved in LICH case; SUNY contempt hearing on hold

A much-anticipated contempt hearing against the State University of New York (SUNY) had barely begun on Tuesday when state Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes adjourned the proceedings, at the request of two of the petitioners in the case who said Mayor Bill de Blasio was about to get involve … Full Article

Fruits of warrantless arrest lead panel to vote for new trial

All evidence resulting from a warrantless arrest has been thrown out and a new trial ordered for a Brooklyn criminal defendant. … Full Article

New novel re-stages classic ‘Rebecca’

Famed author Meg Wolitzer described Rachel Pastan’s debut novel “This Side of Married” as “a wedding bouquet of great wit and affection” and Booklist praised it as “smart … Full Article


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