Long time Brooklyn Heights resident and preservationist Martin L. Schneider has written an open letter to NYS Senator Daniel Squadron regarding the Brooklyn Public Library’s plan – and the BHA’s tacit approval – to sell the Brooklyn Heights library building. In short, the plan is to sell the building and a new library would be […]
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Karl Junkersfeld reports on today’s Save LICH rally in Cobble Hill. DEVELOPING…
This just in from NYS Senator Daniel Squadron regarding a rally Friday (1/25) to save Long Island College Hospital. The institution in is danger of shutting down over financial issues. Follow Sen. Squadron live via Twitter after the jump.
At last, some positively spectacular news about the progress of Brooklyn Bridge Park. First, Park President Regina Myer announced Thursday that Joshua Rechnitz, Founder & Chairman of the non-profit New York City Fieldhouse, has offered $40 million for the design & construction of a year-round, multi-use recreation facility near Pier 5. This represents one of […]
Legislation may be able to move again in Albany as, according to the Times, Sen. Pedro Espada Jr. forsook the GOP and returned to the Democrats, thereby breaking the 31-31 tie that has persisted since his fellow defector in the June 8 coup, Sen. Hiram Monserrate, returned to the Democrats a few days after. Under […]
Yesterday afternoon, State Senator Daniel Squadron, shown above conversing with a constituent before the event, hosted his first Community Convention at Borough of Manhattan Community College. Attendees packed the BMCC auditorium for the opening plenary event. Several other elected officials were present, including Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, and Councilmember David Yassky. […]
State Senator Daniel Squadron, whose district includes the Heights and nearby Brooklyn neighborhoods as well as lower Manhattan, is hosting a “Community Convention” on Sunday, March 15, from 3:00 to 6:00pm, at Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, just west of Greenwich. In Squadron’s words: As part of my plan to make our […]
For almost a year, the main entrance to the Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, at Water and Dock Streets in DUMBO, has been closed. This followed the discovery of a crack in the facade of the nineteenth century Empire Stores warehouse which adjoins the path near the main entrance. The facade has now been stabilized and, […]
BHB Photo by Diana Rosenthal This afternoon, Senator Daniel Squadron announced that he is opening a Brooklyn District Office that, thanks to the generosity of Borough President Marty Markowitz, will temporarily be in Borough Hall. Squadron also announced the appointment of Ellen Whelan-Wuest as his Brooklyn Office Director, whose first task will be to […]
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