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CB2 Exec Committee to Consider Slow Zone, Joralemon Closure at Furman, Schermerhorn Bike Lane on Monday

Community Board 2’s Executive Committee will meet at the Jonas Board Room, Metcalfe Hall, Long Island University, Flatbush and DeKalb avenues this coming Monday evening, April 27, starting at 6:00 p.m. Among the items on the agenda are (1) the Brooklyn Heights “Slow Zone”, (2) a proposal to close Joralemon Street to through traffic at […]

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Reminder: Hurricane Sandy Discussion at Transit Museum Tomorrow Evening

As we reported earlier in the Bugle, there will be a discussion about the MTA’s response to Hurricane Sandy tomorrow evening (Wednesday, December 5) at the Transit Museum, entrance at Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, starting at 6:30. Participating in the discussion will be: James Ferrara, who oversees seven bridges and two highway tunnels, including […]

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Photo by M. Hermann/BHB; inset courtesy of the Toulouse family

Statement from the Toulouse Family

Photo by M. Hermann/BHB; inset courtesy of the Toulouse family The following statement was released by Dr. Chris Toulouse, father of Alexander “Zander” Toulouse: “Zander Toulouse (2000-08) was 8 years-old and a student at PS 29 in Cobble Hill. He was killed Saturday afternoon after being hit by a Post Office van in downtown Brooklyn. […]

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Young Bicyclist Struck on Livingston St.

A youth on a bicycle was hit by a U.S. Postal Service truck at the intersection of Livingston St. & Boerum Pl. around 2:20 p.m.  Police and fire units initiated first aid until an ambulance arrived, which transported the child to Long Island College Hospital in critical condition. UPDATE:  Police are confirming that the bicyclist, […]

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