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What's News for May 19

Brooklyn Boro
A police officer who was severely injured while responding to a Brooklyn fire has left the hospital. Officer Rosa Rodriguez rolled into the sunshine in a wheelchair but in uniform on Monday from Weill Cornell Medical Center. … Full Article

Raccoon Lodge raises funds with help from 1960s rock legends

Bay Ridge
Groovy, man! Music legends from the 1960s helped the Raccoon Lodge raise money for a non-profit agency in Bay Ridge that works to help the developmentally disabled feel fully integrated into society. … Full Article

De Blasio outlines plan to fight homelessness

Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration will ask for $40 million in state funds to help fight homelessness in New York City. The number of people living on the streets of the nation's largest city has dramatically increased in recent years. … Full Article

NYPD officer badly hurt in deadly Coney Island fire leaves hospital

Coney Island
A police officer who was severely injured while responding to a Brooklyn fire has left the hospital. Officer Rosa Rodriguez rolled into the sunshine in a wheelchair but in uniform on Monday from Weill Cornell Medical Center. … Full Article

Gerritsen Beach gets a boost in post-Sandy recovery efforts

Gerritsen Beach
The Gerritsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department, which has worked for the past 18 months since Hurricane Sandy to help residents get back on their feet, has been given a big boost. … Full Article

Obituary: Mary-Chilton Winslow Mead dies, known for her gracious wit

Brooklyn Heights
Mary-Chilton Winslow Mead, of Brooklyn and Stillwater, N.J., died peacefully on Wednesday, May 7, at The Nathaniel Witherell Nursing Center in Greenwich, Conn. She was 79. … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News for May 17

Brooklyn Boro
Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO  … Full Article

What's News for May 17-18

Brooklyn Boro
Two luxury residential towers planned for Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park will include a substantial percentage of affordable housing, according to BBP’s Request for Proposals (RFP), issued on Tuesday. … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for May 16

A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Friday, May 16, 2014. Updated periodically.
Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO … Full Article

Affordable units planned for Brooklyn Bridge Park, but opposition remains

DUMBO
Two luxury residential towers planned for Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) will include a substantial percentage of affordable housing, according to BBP’s Request for Proposals (RFP), issued on Tuesday. … Full Article

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