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The preservationist group Save the View Now announced on Thursday that a Brooklyn judge has issued a partial Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) on the Pierhouse development at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bri … Full Article

Council looks to slow down drivers near schools

School’s out for the summer, but in the City Council, school is very much on members’ minds. Brooklyn council members are working on ways, both big and small, to force motorists to slow down when driving past school buildings. … Full Article

Kidnapped teens' bodies found in Israel, including Brooklynite

JERUSALEM— The Israeli military found the bodies of three missing teenagers on Monday, just over two weeks after they were abducted in the West Bank, allegedly by Hamas militants. … Full Article

Minority officials and religious groups to call on state to halt LICH sale

Unrest over SUNY's sale of Brooklyn's Long Island College Hospital (LICH) continues, this time with New York's minority leaders, who are demanding an investigation into the state’s process in choosing a buyer for the shutt … Full Article

Brooklyn Family Court celebrates LGBTQ families during Pride Month

Back in February, the Kings County Family Court held its first-ever Black History Month celebration.  More recently, it celebrated another first-ever event. On Tuesday, the Family Court honored LGBTQ families for its first Pride Month event at the Brooklyn courthouse. … Full Article

St. Ann’s Housing Forum: Widespread struggle for affordability, but few solutions

“I don’t recognize my neighborhood anymore,” said Victor Li of Kensington. “No one can stop the developers.” … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park announces new board member Amelia Wilson

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is pleased to announce the election of Amelia Wilson to the organization’s Board of Directors. The election took place at the Conservancy’s June 22 board meeting.
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