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Treyger joins council’s participatory budgeting program

When he was a teacher at New Utrecht High School in Bensonhurst, Mark Treyger liked to see class participation. Now that he’s a councilman, he still likes it when people participate. … Full Article

Ideas and hurdles ahead at Crown Heights Armory Forum

A community forum concerning redevelopment of the Crown Heights Armory Tuesday evening brought forth numerous ideas from local residents, as well as a petition of demands that developers would be forced to meet in exchange for permission to take control of the area. Based on an explanation  … Full Article

A clover field grows in Brooklyn: John Street Pasture opens to the public on Saturday

Here's something you don't see in Brooklyn everyday — a clover field. … Full Article

UPDATE: ‘THE FENCE’ to open at Brooklyn Bridge Park June 16

THE FENCE, a project created by United Photo Industries, is opening at Brooklyn Bridge Park June 16. There will be a public tour on Wednesday, June 18 at 11 a.m. … Full Article

Bensonhurst trash plant foes find new allies

Opponents of the city’s plan to build a trash processing plant in Bensonhurst have found new allies from another part of town to work with to try and stop the controversial project from moving forward. … Full Article

GMO label bill passes another hurdle in New York

ALBANY— A proposal to require labels on food products containing ingredients from genetically modified crops is inching closer to a vote in the New York Legislature. … Full Article

New York to hold clinical trials for medical marijuana

ALBANY— New York state is partnering with a British company to hold clinical trials for marijuana-based medication for children who have seizures that are resistant to their medicine. … Full Article

Power Struggle: Con Ed readies for NYC area summer energy demands

Con Edison says it is investing $1.3 billion to meet added summer energy demand in New York City and Westchester County. The upgrades include a lot of new equipment. … Full Article

What's News for June 2

EAST NEW YORK — Political leaders and anti-violence advocates in East New York are offering a monetary award for information leading to the apprehension of a suspect in Sunday’s fatal stabbing incident at the Boulevard Houses that claimed six-year-old Prince Joshua Avitto and l … Full Article

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