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City Council Hearing on Unnecessary Helicopter Flights Next Tuesday

Stop the Chop NY/NJ advises us that on Tuesday, April 16 starting at 10:00 AM the New York City Council will hold a hearing on proposed legislation that would ban unnecessary (tourist and charter) helicopter flights, including all such flights to or from the Downtown Heliport directly accross the East River from Brooklyn Heights, and […]

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Tuesday Morning City Council Hearing on BQE

While the expert panel appointed by Mayor de Blasio recently released its report on renovation of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, the City Council also commissioned a report on that topic by the urban design firm ARUP. That report will be released this Tuesday morning, February 25 at 10:00 a.m., at a public hearing on “The Future of the BQE” […]

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Full City Council May Vote on Library Deal Tomorrow; City Officials, Civic Group Voice Opposition

Update (!2/16): The full City Council voted 45-1 to approve the library deal today. DNA Info reports that the full City Council “is expected to vote” tomorrow (Wednesday, December 16) on the deal to replace the existing Brooklyn Heights Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library with a new, slightly smaller library located on the same […]

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Encouraging News on the #SaveLICH Front

Today the City Council passed a resolution (approved by its Health Committee yesterday) that, according to the Eagle, “calls on the State University of New York and the State Department of Health to work with stakeholders to find a new owner for [Long Island College Hospital] the 150-year old Cobble Hill institution.” While the resolution […]

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Raceky to Replaceky Yassky Gets Sticky

City Hall News looks at the race to replace David Yassky as our man in the New York City Council as well as Yassky’s attempt to attain the backing of Democratic capo Vito Lopez in his bid for city comptroller. City Hall News: That is more than Evan Thies has in the six-way race to […]

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Brooklyn Heights Betrayal

Yesterday, 29 members of the New York City Council paid tribute to the glorious days of selfishness and corruption under Tammany Hall. By now, most people are aware of the decision to extend Term Limits for an additional term to all city elected officials. The good residents of Brooklyn Heights should be proud that our […]

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