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NYC pilot program aims to foster greater school diversity

Gentrification has been coming fast to Brooklyn's Crown Heights neighborhood. The influx of wealthier, white residents is being reflected in the hallways of P.S. 705. … Full Article
 

DUMBO’s Dock Street middle school to open Sept. 2016

On Thursday, officials announced that applications for a middle school in DUMBO – dubbed The Dock Street School for STEAM Studies -- are now being accepted for the fall semester. … Full Article
 

Velázquez gun bill wins praise from Bratton

A bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez aimed at reducing gun violence has won praise from New York’s top cop. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Law School hosts Buckley v. Valeo discussion for case’s 40th anniversary

Brooklyn Law School (BLS) recently hosted a conversation on the landmark case Buckley v. Valeo in observance of its 40th anniversary with three of the major figures who helped bring forth its First Amendment challenge. … Full Article
 

Fariña: New middle school coming to Atlantic Yards / Pacific Park

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced on Thursday that a large capacity, district-level middle school is headed to Prospect Heights. … Full Article
 

Is 1 Pierrepont Plaza a smart move for Brooklyn Family Court?

Brooklyn’s Family Court is considering an expansion of its current offices at 350 and 330 Jay St. to 1 Pierrepont Plaza. The news of a possible expansion surfaced following Gov. … Full Article
 

Winter white in Brooklyn Heights — and we don't mean snow

Is that a snow bunny on your stoop? Last week, while everybody was waiting for the Big Storm to arrive, we kept noticing winter white throughout Brooklyn Heights. Not snow, but lots of snow-hued stuff. … Full Article
 

Advocates charge Cuomo shortchanging transit system

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is making empty promises when it comes to the city’s buses and subways, transit advocates are charging. … Full Article
 

Oil tycoon's daughter buys Brooklyn Heights carriage house that once belonged to the Jehovah's Witnesses

Bless This House. Or more specifically, this carriage house. The Brooklyn Heights Historic District property sold for $9.8 million — to an oil tycoon's daughter. … Full Article
 
 

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