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Traveling into Manhattan by subway from Brooklyn on Friday, the day after a New York doctor was diagnosed with Ebola, Dennis Johnson and his fiancee, Lian Robinson, were trying to be sensible about … Full Article

Local groups get grants from Greenpoint oil spill settlement

A church, a well-known conservation group, a boat club, a middle school and a community garden are among the 18 entities that have been chosen to receive the first environment-related grant awards from the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund. … Full Article

Bay Ridge residents say R train vibrations shaking things up

The Rev. Msgr. John Maloney doesn’t live near the R subway line, but he can tell you when the train is coming. … Full Article

Pols want de Blasio to make North Brooklyn a top Vision Zero priority

The death of a 21-year-old woman who was hit by a city bus in Williamsburg is spurring calls for the de Blasio Administration to install safety measures on the streets of that neighborhood as well as other North Brooklyn communities. … Full Article

Felder helps residents re-claim funds being held by state

Residents were able to get their hands on money they didn’t even know as theirs, thanks to state Sen. Simcha Felder, who worked with members of State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s staff to hold a “Claim Your Unclaimed Funds” event at his district office. … Full Article
Would You Live Here? Domino Sugar Factory to Become Brooklyn Living Space

VIDEO: Inside the Williamsburg Domino Sugar project's affordable housing plan

The City Planning Commission unanimously approved zoning changes Two Trees Management needs to develop the Domino Sugar Refinery site on the Williamsburg waterfront. … Full Article

Domino project can be a 'template' for handling the city's affordable housing needs, Planning Commissioner says

Two Trees' victory for its Domino project came after a last-minute push by Mayor de Blasio to increase the amount of affordable housing in it. … Full Article

MTA gives progress report on Montague Street tunnel repairs

Take heart, R train riders! The Montague Street Tunnel repair project is moving along on schedule and the tube will likely reopen in October – 14 months after it was closed. … Full Article

Traffic safety and library branch hot topics at Heights Association meeting

The Brooklyn Heights Association held its annual meeting at the Brooklyn Historical Society on Pierrepont Street on Thursday night. … Full Article

EAGLE EXCLUSIVE: Brooklyn Public Library in line for audit, says Comptroller Stringer

NOTE: This is the second article in our series devoted to our exclusive sit-down interview with New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer.  … Full Article

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