Ambulance service resumes at LICH, as supporters push SUNY contempt proceedings

Ambulance service was restored to Long Island College Hospital (LICH) late on Friday, soon after state Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes conferred with lawyers for SUNY, the state Department of Health, and groups fighting SUNY’s attempts to close LICH.  … Full Article

Disagreement abound in legal community over pro bono rules

Earlier this year, New York State’s chief judge announced serious changes to the pro bono requirements and suggestions for prospective and currently active New York lawyers. … Full Article

DOT puts traffic lights on deadly Kent Avenue

Nothing could ever bring back Raizy and Nachman Glauber, the young couple killed along with their baby by a hit-run driver on Kent Avenue in Williamsburg earlier this year, but the city is making an effort to ensure that the street where they died is now safer for others. … Full Article

SUNY agrees to restore ambulances, ‘limited admissions,’ at LICH on Friday

SUNY issued a statement Thursday afternoon saying they would restore ambulance service to Long Island College Hospital (LICH) on Friday.  … Full Article

Brooklyn man arrested for filming police precinct files suit against the city

A film student was arrested and his camera confiscated after New York City police officers noticed him filming the outside of a police precinct. Believing the entire incident to be a violation of his civil rights, the student has filed suit against the NYPD and the city. … Full Article

Brooklyn federal judge fines attorney $500 for Non-appearance

Brooklyn federal court’s chief judge levied sanctions against an attorney who failed to appear for an oral argument. … Full Article

Park Slope artist to exhibit ‘Drawing Brooklyn' Series in Gowanus

Park Slope artist James Rose, whose “Drawing Brooklyn” series depicts the neighborhoods of Park Slope, Gowanus, Red Hook and Carroll Gardens, will be exhibiting a selection of his drawings at the Brooklyn Workshop Gallery (393 Hoyt St.) beginning Friday, Nov. 8, through Dec. 8. … Full Article

‘Brownstone Dreams’ brings to life 1960s Park Slope

These days we associate Park Slope with beautiful brownstones, farmers' markets and affluent young families. But Brooklyn native Kevin McPartland, who spent his teen years in the South Slope, remembers a different kind of neighborhood. … Full Article

Scissura touts Brooklyn’s new clout in city government

Brooklyn is now the power center in city government, according to Carlo Scissura, president and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, who said he is looking forward to working with Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and other top officials. … Full Article

Not again! SUNY ends admissions, bans ambulances at Long Island College Hospital (LICH)

Northwest Brooklyn received a body blow Wednesday night as SUNY Downstate –once again – halted admissions and banned ambulance service to Long Island College Hospital (LICH). … Full Article


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