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Clothing donation bins are becoming ubiquitous on Brooklyn sidewalks but the large metal containers are proving to be a major headache for city officials. … Full Article

Kidnapped teens' bodies found in Israel, including Brooklynite

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JERUSALEM— The Israeli military found the bodies of three missing teenagers on Monday, just over two weeks after they were abducted in the West Bank, allegedly by Hamas militants. … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 30

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Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 27

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Minority officials and religious groups to call on state to halt LICH sale

Cobble Hill
Unrest over SUNY's sale of Brooklyn's Long Island College Hospital (LICH) continues, this time with New York's minority leaders, who are demanding an investigation into the state’s process in choosing a buyer for the shutt … Full Article

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 26

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Brooklyn Family Court celebrates LGBTQ families during Pride Month

Downtown
Back in February, the Kings County Family Court held its first-ever Black History Month celebration.  More recently, it celebrated another first-ever event. On Tuesday, the Family Court honored LGBTQ families for its first Pride Month event at the Brooklyn courthouse. … Full Article

St. Ann’s Housing Forum: Widespread struggle for affordability, but few solutions

Brooklyn Heights
“I don’t recognize my neighborhood anymore,” said Victor Li of Kensington. “No one can stop the developers.” … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park announces new board member Amelia Wilson

DUMBO
The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is pleased to announce the election of Amelia Wilson to the organization’s Board of Directors. The election took place at the Conservancy’s June 22 board meeting.
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Colton says city’s trash plant plan is ‘not progressive’

Bensonhurst
Undaunted by the uphill battle he is facing in his fight to keep the city from building a trash processing plant on the Bensonhurst waterfront, Assemblyman Bill Colton said now is not the time to give up. In fact, things might be on the upswing, he hinted. … Full Article

Tragic accident in Cobble Hill Wednesday feet from closed LICH in Brooklyn

Cobble Hill
Police and emergency units on Wednesday swarmed the off-ramp of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) at Atlantic Avenue and Hicks Street, just feet from the now-shuttered Long Island College Hospital (LICH), after a gruesome accident where a car plowed into the back of a large flatbed truck after … Full Article

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