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Adams Sides With NYPD And Mayor on Diversion Program
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Adams Sides With NYPD And Mayor on Diversion Program

Eric Adams. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Monday aligned himself with the mayor and NYPD—and opposite the borough’s district attorney—on the use of a controversial alternative-to-prison program. Asked about District Attorney Eric Gonazalez’s defense [/da-eric-gonzalez-defends-diversion-program-nypd-says-is-used-too-often-when-guns-are-involved/] of his office’s directing first-time

‘Vision Zero Cannot be a Bumper Sticker, it Has to be a Reality’: Officials Hold Vigil for Ernest Askew in Brownsville
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‘Vision Zero Cannot be a Bumper Sticker, it Has to be a Reality’: Officials Hold Vigil for Ernest Askew in Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE — Local politicians, cycling advocates and family members of the victim of a recent fatal cycling crash gathered Monday to mourn and call on the mayor to improve street design across the city. Photo: Zainab Iqbal/BklynerOn Thursday, June 27, 54-year-old Ernest Askew was struck and killed [/cyclist-death-brownsville-ernest-askew/] by a

Columbia Waterfront Neighbors Call On Developer To Scale Back 41 Summit Street
Columbia Street Waterfront

Columbia Waterfront Neighbors Call On Developer To Scale Back 41 Summit Street

COLUMBIA STREET WATERFRONT – A group of Columbia Street Waterfront residents are rallying to oppose a developer’s plans to build a seven-story building in their low-rise neighborhood. Rendering of 41 Summit Street via Sheldon Lobel presentationNeighbors Katarina Jerinic and Anthony Bradfield live on Carroll Street, directly behind the proposed development

Charges Dropped On Mother Whose Baby Was Yanked From Her By NYPD
Boerum Hill

Charges Dropped On Mother Whose Baby Was Yanked From Her By NYPD

BOERUM HILL – Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced on Tuesday that charges against Jazmine Headley have been dropped. Headley is the 23-year-old mother whose one-year-old son was forcibly torn out of her arms by police officers [/video-nypd-violently-yanks-1-year-old-from-mother-at-snap-office/] at a social services office last Friday, December 7. Human Resources Administration Office,

How Would You Spend $10M To Revitalize Downtown Brooklyn?
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How Would You Spend $10M To Revitalize Downtown Brooklyn?

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN – Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in October [/downtown-brooklyn-10m-revitalization-fund/] that Downtown Brooklyn will receive $10 million from New York State’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative [https://www.ny.gov/programs/downtown-revitalization-initiative] (DRI), a program that works to “transform communities into vibrant neighborhoods” while boosting local economies. Via brooklyn-usa.org [http://www.

Additional Footage of Suspect Released in Prospect Park Rape Case
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Additional Footage of Suspect Released in Prospect Park Rape Case

PROSPECT PARK SOUTH – Police have released new video of the suspect wanted in connection with a rape that occurred in Prospect Park earlier this month. [/police-searching-for-man-who-raped-and-robbed-woman-in-prospect-park/] In addition, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has added $1,000 [https://twitter.com/BPEricAdams/status/1067784573935919110] to the $2,500 reward being offered

Borough President, Local Pols Call For Investigation, Reforms Following Voting Delays
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Borough President, Local Pols Call For Investigation, Reforms Following Voting Delays

After an election day marred by long lines [/sloppy-start-on-election-day/], malfunctioning ballot scanners [/ballot-scanners-down-throughout-brooklyn/] and confused poll workers [/opinion-we-need-better-trained-poll-workers/], Brooklyn politicians have set their sights on serious election reform. This morning, Borough President Eric Adams took to the steps of the Brooklyn Board of Elections (BOE) building downtown to call for

Borough President, Chancellor Unveil Plans for High-School STEAM Center at Brooklyn Navy Yard
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Borough President, Chancellor Unveil Plans for High-School STEAM Center at Brooklyn Navy Yard

Borough President Adams, Chancellor Carranza, students and educators celebrated the borough’s $25 million investment in STEAM education (Paul Stremple/BKLYNER) BROOKLYN NAVY YARD – This morning, Borough President Eric Adams and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza joined up at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to reveal plans for an ambitious new education

Downtown Brooklyn Receives $10M Revitalization Fund From State
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Downtown Brooklyn Receives $10M Revitalization Fund From State

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN – Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday that Downtown Brooklyn will receive $10 million from New York State’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative [https://www.ny.gov/programs/downtown-revitalization-initiative] (DRI) which works to “transform communities into vibrant neighborhoods” while boosting local economies. > $10M from the Downtown Revitalization Initiative will continue

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