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Brooklyn to get three new Appellate Justices

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced appointments to fill vacancies in the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court for the Second Judicial Departments. … Full Article

At threatened Bed-Stuy hospital, extended run for Edward Albee’s “The Death of Bessie Smith”

Following an initial sold-out run, New Brooklyn Theater announced a three-week extension for Edward Albee’s “The Death of Bessie Smith.”  … Full Article

OPINION: Freestanding emergency rooms: advice from a former asthma patient

Recently, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported on two proposals for the troubled Long Island College Hospital: The Fortis-NYU-Lutheran plan and … Full Article

Lentol says minimum wage should go up faster

The minimum wage in New York state is scheduled to go up to $9.00 an hour, but not until the end of 2015. Assemblyman Joseph Lentol (D-Greenpoint-Williamsburg) said workers shouldn’t have to wait that long for the wage increase. … Full Article

Eyesore No More: Sidewalk shed set for derelict Remsen Street building

Take a long look at one of Brooklyn Heights' rare derelict buildings, 153 Remsen St. You won't be seeing it for much longer. … Full Article

Interfaith Hospital protest: 'Show us the money!'

Advocates, elected officials and union members chanting "Show us the money!" gathered outside Interfaith Medical Center in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Sunday to protest the state's demand that the ailing hospital turn over its clinics to Kingsborough Jewish Medical Center before the state releases $3.5 … Full Article

Long-awaited LICH - SUNY contempt hearing delayed a day or two

Long Island College Hospital (LICH) supporters will have to wait a little bit longer for their long-awaited day in court. … Full Article

Schumer, Gillibrand get federal funds for gas station generators

One of the enduring images of the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy was of the long lines of cars outside gas stations. Many of the stations were forced to close, not because they lacked gasoline, but because they had no electricity and therefore, had tanks incapable of pumping gas. … Full Article

Winter Talks & Tours show off features and history of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy has announced its very first Winter Talks & Tours Series, designed to offer a whole new perspective on Brooklyn Bridge Park and its rich history. The tours begin Jan. 25 and last through Feb. 15:
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