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Proposed Coney Island ferry stop proves controversial

Borough President Eric Adams’ plan to build a ferry landing at West 21st Street and Neptune Avenue in Coney Island has garnered opposition from some locals, according to Brooklyn Daily. … Full Article
MTA and DOT held the first open house to talk about plans for the upcoming L train shutdown

VIDEO: MTA and DOT host first of series of open houses for L-Train shutdown plan

MTA and the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) held the first of a series of public meetings to inform commuters of plans for the impending 15-month closure of the L train and to address community concerns, Wednesday night in East Williamsburg. … Full Article

Brooklyn Political Roundup, January 17: Clarke calls Trump ‘disgrace to our nation’

New City Council speaker gives Brooklyn pols plum committee roles  … Full Article

Brooklyn Political Roundup, January 10: Dems prepping Rose for congressional run?

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee steps up to the plate for Max Rose … Full Article

NYC sues five major oil companies over climate change

New York City is suing five major oil companies, claiming they have contributed to global warming. Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city will be seeking billions in the lawsuit to recoup money spent by the city for resiliency efforts related to climate change. … Full Article

South Brooklyn Assemblymember Pamela Harris indicted on fraud charges

South Brooklyn Assemblymember Pamela Harris, who represents Bay Ridge, Coney Island, Bath Beach and Dyker Heights, was arraigned in federal court on Tuesday for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from government agencies and tampering with witnesses. … Full Article

Golden supports Cuomo’s child abuse prevention bill

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Tuesday that will establish a temporary New York State Commission to study child abuse prevention and make recommendations for the implementation of child abuse prevention programs in New York state, Brooklyn state Sen. … Full Article

New laws protecting premature infants gaining steam in Brooklyn

State Sen. Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) announced a new law taking effect immediately that helps reduce bureaucratic red tape for the families of premature infants and other newborns needing specialized care. … Full Article

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