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Joseph McLaughlin, Lawyer, Philanthropist, Dies at 67

Brooklyn Heights
Joseph T. McLaughlin of Brooklyn Heights, a lawyer with philanthropic interests, especially in the areas of children’s and family welfare, succumbed on January 8 after a short bout with pancreatic cancer.  He was 67.
 
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BPL Awards $25,000 to Entrepreneurs

Local Brooklyn entrepreneurs Elizabeth Bishop and Rebecca Parker received the top prize of $15,000 Tuesday at the Brooklyn Public Library’s (BPL’s) eighth annual PowerUP!
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Shutdown of 2 Charter Schools Planned by City

Attorney General Probes Williamsburg Charter HS 
 
The New York City Department of Education (DOE) has notified two city-authorized charter schools, one in Williamsburg and another in Rockaway Beach, Queens, that it intends to shut them down.
 
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Toys and a Proclamation on Three Kings Day

Williamsburg
On Friday, Jan. 6, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz presented donated toys and a proclamation to the Three Kings Day Parade Committee and hosted a reception to celebrate Three Kings Day. BP Markowitz also kicked off the 15th annual Three Kings Day Parade in Williamsburg on Sunday. … Full Article
 

Historically Speaking: Olga Bloom, the Sound of Bargemusic

The saddest news from 2011 was the Thanksgiving Day death of Olga Bloom, the inspired voice behind Brooklyn’s Bargemusic. Her vision — to convert a 19th-century coffee barge into a floating concert hall — remains a tribute to her memory. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Broadside: EPA Superfund for Gowanus Creates Problems for City

Gowanus
The chickens have almost come to roost for those concerned about the EPA plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal. Those who wanted the canal to be cleaned up, but not by the federal EPA, have just discovered reason to worry.
 
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Modern Spaces Named To Handle Sales at Louver House

Williamsburg
Modern Spaces, based in Long Island City, reports it is continuing its expansion into Williamsburg, where it has been selected to handle sales and marketing for The Louver House, a 13-unit luxury condominium at 9193 Metropolitan Ave. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Federal Savings Bank To Be Absorbed by Investors Bank

Downtown
The circa-1880 Brooklyn Federal Savings Bank, which has two branches and an office building in Brooklyn, is being acquired by Investors Bank, identified as Investors Bancorp Inc. and based in Short Hills, N.J. … Full Article
 

On This Day in History: January 9

Williamsburg
Fire at the Refinery … Full Article
 

Hot Pizza, Freezing Patrons

DUMBO
Temperatures dipped down into the teens on Wednesday night, but that didn’t prevent these pizza aficianados from waiting on line in front of Grimaldi’s. … Full Article
 

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