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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 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 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 ...
By dkene
In Assembly
May 20th, 2014
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Brooklyn’s got a mute button on its politics that’s costing taxpayers millions. Call it a suspension of service. Five New York State legislative offices representing tens of thousands of Central Brooklynites and East New Yorkers are vacant. Four in the Assembly and one in the Senate. That...
By dkene
In Bed-Stuy
Apr 11th, 2014
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For their grit and voting record in favor of human rights, 3 New York City Council members – representing Central Brooklyn, East Flatbush and East New York – recently received “A” grades. The grades were released in a report card given by the Human Rights Project (HRP) at the ...
By dkene
In Bed-Stuy
Apr 11th, 2014
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In Brooklyn, there is a stealthy spike in the number of special needs elementary students walking out of school, unbeknownst to school officials. Since January of this year, 4 children – all under the age of 5 – have “slipped” or “wandered” or “walked outR...
By EastBrooklyn Staff
In Boro President
Apr 9th, 2014
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Checkout ths video of the groundbreaking for Livonia Commons, the development that will include the Boys Club of NY and an Art Gallery.  Mayor DeBlasio, Councilwoman Inez Barron, Boro President Eric Adams, former Councilman Charles Barron and others talk about the development and its impact on East N...
By EastBrooklyn Staff
In Bed-Stuy
Feb 26th, 2014
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Mayor Chokwe Lumumba addresses audience at City Hall for the Inauguration of NYC Council Member Inez Barron, 42nd CD. Watch Tribute below:...
By EastBrooklyn Staff
In City Council
Feb 5th, 2014
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The City Council passed a resolution that calls on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to hold special elections for the many vacant Assembly and Senate seats in the NY State legislature. Council Member Inez Barron, of the 42nd district, whose 60th AD seat was also vacated, introduced the resolution and it received an...
By EastBrooklyn Staff
In Bushwick
Feb 4th, 2014
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Councilman Rafael Espinal held his inauguration event at City Hall.  A host of elected officials were present for the event, including Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries and others....