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By EastBrooklyn Staff
In Brownsville
Jan 31st, 2017
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A Brownsville farm that helps people understand the importance of fresh food was saved just one day before its scheduled eviction. As early as one month ago, the future of Green Valley Farm looked grim, but in the 11th hour there was a change of plans. Supporters include the Green Valley Farmers led ...
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In It’s Official
Jan 20th, 2017
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East New York’s representative in the NYS Senate, Martin Malave Dilan was was named to the new Senate Select Committee on Technology and Innovation. This newly formed 11-member, bi-partisan committee is tasked with supporting the growth and development of technology businesses and broaden career oppo...
By EastBrooklyn Staff
In Assembly
Jun 1st, 2016
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Thanks to a NY State grant that helped create the “Solarize Brownsville” initiative, Brownsville homeowners will now have the opportunity to have solar panels installed on their homes, for FREE.  Solarize Brownsville is an initiative that includes East New York Restoration LDC, BlocPower,...
By EastBrooklyn Staff
In Arts & Culture
Aug 28th, 2015
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Borough President, Eric Adams, who has been a huge supporter of arts and culture throughout the borough of Brooklyn, will join the list of guests and supporters at the launch of the first annual East Brooklyn Outdoor Jazz Festival, which is being held Saturday August 29.  The East Brooklyn Outdoor Ja...
By EastBrooklyn Staff
In Boro President
Aug 20th, 2015
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Courtesy – Politico Brooklyn’s affordable housing effort is about to receive a boost. Borough President Eric Adams said Thursday that he is designating more than $3 million in city funding to developing and preserving affordable units. Beneficiaries are concentrated in rapidly gentrifying neigh...
By EastBrooklyn Staff
In City Council
Jun 23rd, 2015
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Council Members Inez Barron (42nd District) and Rafael Espinal (37th District) invite you to a Town Hall on the East New York Community Plan, which includes re-zoning, affordable housing, economic development and more.  Share your feedback on the proposed East New York Community Plan with the Council...
By EastBrooklyn Staff
In Assembly
Jan 20th, 2015
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After not having representation for a full year, in the NY State Assembly, Charles Barron has been sworn in to represent neighborhoods in East Brooklyn.  Watch the video below, as Assemblyman Barron tells his constituents that he will fight for their fair share of resources to come into East New York...
By EastBrooklyn Staff
In Boro President
Nov 5th, 2014
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On Friday November 21, 2014, Borough President, Eric Adams is inviting Community residents, Faith-Based organizations, Community Board Members and Block Associations of East Brooklyn, to Borough Hall for a forum to discuss upcoming initiatives for their neighborhoods.  The area covering East Brooklyn...
By EastBrooklyn Staff
In Assembly
Sep 10th, 2014
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It looks like the East Brooklyn community now know who their voices will be in the State Assembly and Senate, after last night’s elections. Charles Barron, the vocal leader of East New York, easily defeated Chris Banks for the Assembly seat that covers ENY, Erik Dilan takes over in Assembly for...
By dkene
In City Council
Jul 21st, 2014
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Last week NYC Council made official the co-naming of more than 60 main roads across the city. Three of them affect roads in East Brooklyn. City Council decided to co-name the slice of Snediker Avenue that extends Between Livonia Avenue and Pitkin Avenue to Lillie F. Martin Lane. “We are very pleased ...