The Brooklyn Eagle covers yesterday’s press conference at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport:
Brooklyn Eagle: Freshman Councilman Levin knew from the first day he took office that helicopter noise would be an issue. He and Squadron were in Brooklyn Bridge Park this past holiday weekend, and both said that a helicopter flew over the park “once every minute.” “People cannot actually enjoy [the park] because of all the noise,” said Levin.
The Brooklyn Heights Blog has started a petition suggesting a quiet period of four hours per day with no night flights, in addition to any existing regulations. The petition already has 70 signatures.
Tracy, a resident of Brooklyn Heights, was also in the park this weekend, enjoying the beautiful weather. Because of the continual vibrations from the flights directly overhead, “my egg salad was falling out of my sandwich,” she lamented. But she does applaud the Brooklyn Heights Blog’s efforts towards some kind of solution, not just a continuing stream of complaints.
The Brooklyn Paper has not written about the press conference and we can’t find anything online about the current bout with choppers on their website. Their Murdoch media cousin, the NY Post, was there
but we haven’t seen a story online yet. .. guess we’ll have to get the actual newspaper to see. A teeny story ran in the paper today and online.
What’s up with that? Did we miss it?