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Have You Seen Fay Livingstone?

Notify NYC has alerted us to a missing person last seen in our neighborhood. Fay Livingstone (photo) was last seen yesterday (Friday, October 5) at about 9:52 AM, near Court and Remsen streets. She is 5’5″ tall, weighs about 120 pounds, and has gray hair. When last seen she was wearing a black leather jacket, […]

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Parking Tickets Issued in Heights on Rosh Hashanah

Community Board 2’s Executive Director Robert Perris has sent us the following: Several people got tickets in Brooklyn Heights today despite the fact that alternate side of the street parking was suspended for the second day of Rosh Hashanah. Shana tova! Similar incidents have happened in the past because the parking regulations on the narrow […]

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“Police Emergency” Caused Helicopter Noise Tonight

Having heard the noise from the helicopter hovering for hours over the Downtown Brooklyn/Brooklyn Heights border, and having received complaints from readers, your correspondent called the 84th Precinct, and was told it was because of a “police emergency.” I asked if I could be told the nature of the emergency, and was told I may […]

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BHA Annual Meeting: P.S.8’s Phillips and Others Honored; Expert Panel Dubious about BQX

Court hearing on Pier 6 towers has been rescheduled–see below. At Monday evening’s annual meeting of the Brooklyn Heights Association, BHA President Patrick Killackey (photo) began by asking, rhetorically, what a neighborhood association can do in a time of political turmoil. He answered by arguing that the nature of the times requires more action at […]

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Change of Command at 84th Precinct

DNA Info reports that Detective Inspector Sergio Centa, who has commanded the 84th Precinct, which covers Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and nearby areas, since September, 2014, left Thursday to take command of the 83rd Precinct in Bushwick. He there succeeded his predecessor as commander of the 84th, D.I. Maximo Tolentino. D.I. Centa’s successor as […]

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Crowd Atop Brooklyn Bridge Tower Yesterday Was For Police Drill

When I took a stroll out to the Promenade late yesterday (Saturday) afternoon, a friend stopped me and asked if I knew why there was what appeared to be a crowd of people on the top of the east (Manhattan side) tower of the Brooklyn Bridge. I took out my trusty little point ‘n’ shoot […]

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