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The mother of a 21-year-old who died on Tuesday after choking at the School for International Studies in Boerum Hill says her daughter was autistic and was supposed to have full-time supervision. T … 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

Is Fort Hamilton on the chopping block?

The U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton could be targeted for closure if budget cuts outlined on Monday by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel become a reality. … Full Article

Eight people seriously injured in building collapse at 1916 Prospect Place

The top floor of a three-story vacant building at 1916 Prospect Place collapsed around 12:50 p.m. today, according to the New York City Fire Department. An FDNY spokesperson said that renovation or construction work appeared to be going on within the building. … Full Article

Transit advocates seek NYC bus 'countdown clocks'

By now, everyone has seen the “countdown clocks” in many subway stations – electronic signs that tell you that the Number 3 train is coming in 3 minutes, or the Number 2 train is coming in 12 minutes.  … Full Article

Mary Pat Thornton, former Brooklyn Heights Association president, elected to SCO board of directors

Mary Pat Thornton, a founder and partner of Putnam, Lovell & Thornton, Inc. and former president of the Brooklyn Heights Association, has been elected to SCO Family of Services’ Board of Directors. … Full Article

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