City councilmember Jumaane Williams (D - Flatbush, East Flatbush) is taking another whack at getting the East Flatbush home of baseball legend Jackie Robinson designated as a city landmark. … Full Article
Superstorm Sandy-related subway repairs to the G line are going to make it a lot harder for many Brooklynites to get around this summer.
The G train will be suspended from July 26 through September 1 between Long Island City and Nassau Avenue. … Full Article
HeartShare Human Services of New York raised $700,000 at its Spring Gala and Auction on March 27, an event that also marked the 100th anniversary of the non-profit social services agency based in downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article
Brooklyn officials were in the vanguard yesterday of protests against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s diversion of $30 million in tax-revenue funds meant for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and transferring the money elsewhere within the state bureaucracy.
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Police officials say no credible terrorist threat has been detected in New York City ahead of the Jewish holiday.
But NYPD counterterrorism official John Miller told members of the Jewish community Tuesday they should remain aware nonetheless. … Full Article
ALBANY— Gov. Andrew Cuomo says parents and students can exhale knowing that the second round of Common-Core aligned test scores will not be included on student's permanent transcripts under the new budget deal. … Full Article
After Superstorm Sandy hit New York, flooding the basements of hundreds of buildings in shoreline communities and knocking boilers out of power, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) installed temporary boilers to provide heat and hot water for tenants. … Full Article