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Just a friendly reminder for those out there who haven’t scheduled their COVID-19 vaccination yet: DO IT NOW!!! As of this post’s publish time, there are thousands of appointments available — including over 20,000 slots at the Brooklyn residents-only Medgar Evers College site. There’s a plethora of ways to make an appointment: For the NY […]

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Biv Keeps Swingin’ for Health Care

Bay Ridge congressman Rep. Mike McMahon got an earful on health care at a Town Hall meeting last night in his district.  Among those in attendance, Brooklyn Heights resident and former NYC Council Candidate Doug Biviano: Brooklyn Paper: Perhaps the most climatic moment came when failed City Council candidate Doug Biviano — who recently lost his […]

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Full Video: Chuck Backs Steve at Borough Hall in the Herd for the 33rd

U.S. Senator and Brooklynite Charles Schumer announced his support for Vito Lopez staffer Steve Levin in the race for the NYC Council’s 33rd District in a press conference at Brooklyn Borough Hall this morning. No local television stations were on hand, so BHB is the only place you’ll be able to see the full press […]

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Marty to Host LICH Public Hearing

Borough President Marty Markowitz and Special Assistant to the Borough President Yvonne Graham have invited all interested people to attend a public hearing on the future of Long Island College Hospital next Monday evening, November 10, at the courtroom in Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, from 6:30 to 8:30. As we have previously reported (see […]

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Axe Falls for 100 at LICH; More Layoffs May Follow.

The Brooklyn Paper reports that 100 employees of Long Island College Hospital were notified today that they are being laid off. In addition, the Hospital is eliminating another fifty currently unfilled positions. Many more layoffs will follow if the New York State Department of Health approves the application of Continuum Health Partners, which manages LICH, […]

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