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Tax time! College kids help people file returns

April 15 is right around the corner, but don’t panic if you haven’t filed your tax return yet. The deadline for filing is next Monday, so you have a few days to prepare. … Full Article

Brooklyn Community Foundation President Marilyn Gelber to leave in June

Alan Fishman, chair of the Board of Directors of the Brooklyn Community Foundation, has announced that founding President Marilyn Gelber would step down from her position at the end of June. … Full Article

Residents vote to fund $1M worth of projects

This weekend, 2,812 residents of City Councilman Brad Lander’s Brooklyn district, which stretches from Cobble Hill through Park Slope to Kensington, voted in New York City’s second “ … Full Article

Red Hook march to save LICH draws hundreds

Roughly 500 supporters chanting "Health care, not condos!" joined nurses, doctors and elected leaders in Red Hook for a march to Long Island College Hospital (LICH), to keep the Cobble Hill institution open. … Full Article

New concerns about tax ripoffs for low-income filers

When Danny Taylor tried to pick up the free tablet advertised to customers at a Bushwick Instant Refund Tax Center last week, the manager turned him away. "I would kick his [butt] if I wasn't with my daughter," said Taylor about the manager. … Full Article

Brooklyn BookBeat: New novel depicts family coping with tragedy

Joshua Henkin, the Brooklyn-based author of “Swimming Across the Hudson” and “Matrimony,” will soon release his latest novel, “ … Full Article

Brooklyn judge declines to honor Egyptian order

In deciding a seemingly routine guardianship proceeding, Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Barros had to contend with New York State law as well as a guardianship order previously executed in Egypt.   … Full Article

Nets sweep Bobcats, ups lead to 4th place

The Brooklyn Nets know they will need more performances like Saturday's from Deron Williams if they have any plans of going deep into the playoffs. … Full Article

SAVE LICH video posted as Red Hook rallies to save hospital

Supporters of Cobble Hill’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) will march from Red Hook this Sunday, April 7 at 1 p.m. … Full Article

Red Hook group slams sludge-processing plan

Red Hook residents opposed to a controversial plan to use a location in Red Hook to process toxic sludge from the Gowanus Canal have started an online petition drive. … Full Article


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