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Schumer: TSA to hire more than 200 officers to speed ‘outrageous’ NYC airport lines

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will hire more than 200 workers at the three major New York City-area airports this summer to help alleviate nightmarish security line wait times, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer announced Thursday. … Full Article

Noisy Friends Field visitors upset nearby homeowners

Deafening music, annoying whistle blowing and all sorts of other loud noises coming from Friends Field are keeping Borough Park residents up at night, according to Assemblymember Dov Hikind, who brought together residents, cops and officials from the Department of Parks and Recreation to ha … Full Article

Adams to hold Sunset Park tenants’ rights workshop

Keeping a roof over your head is costing a pretty penny, according to Borough President Eric Adams, who said residents of one neighborhood are having a particularly hard time. … Full Article

Nearly 1,000 fill Williamsburg street to mourn Isaac Rosenberg

Nearly 1,000 members of the Satmar Hasidic community filled Hooper Street in Williamsburg on Wednesday to mourn the sudden and shocking death of Isaac Rosenberg, 67, a major real estate investor and developer who was also a key presence in the Williamsburg Satmar community.  … Full Article

Crown Heights North Historic District placed on National Register of Historic Places

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke announced Wednesday that the Crown Heights North Historic District was officially added to the National Register of Historic Places.  … Full Article

State halts de Blasio’s affordable housing on Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park

In a stunning development, the state-controlled Empire State Development (ESD) agency told New York City on Monday it would not approve -- for now -- Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to allow affordable housing at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

NYPD uses bulldozers to wreck renegade cycles in Red Hook

Police crushed about 70 motorbikes beneath bulldozers on Tuesday in Red Hook to send a signal to thrill-seekers who take dirt bikes and ATVs to city streets: They should be uneasy riders. … Full Article

Doris Cruz elected to head Community Board 10

Community Board 10 has tapped a longtime, experienced member as its new chairperson. … Full Article

MTA's F train plan all F'd up, northern Brooklyn officials say

On Tuesday, a furious group of northern Brooklyn officials unleashed a salvo of criticism about the MTA’s proposed new F express service. The F express is slated to operate between the Church Avenue and Jay St-MetroTech stations. … Full Article

Sen. Kevin Parker hosted 9th Annual Prom Dress Giveaway

State Sen. Kevin Parker hosted his 9th Annual Prom Dress Giveaway this past Saturday at the Samuel J. Tilden HS Campus in Brooklyn. In partnership with Macys, Lydia’s Closet and Delta Rho Omega, Parker provided free prom dresses to more than 300 graduating high school students. … Full Article

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