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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams unveiled a new on-site tent facility at Brooklyn Hospital Center on March 17, 2020 to screen patients who believe they have COVID-19. The pre-screening will help determine if the patients need to receive tests for the virus and will help with overcrowding in emergency rooms. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

Coronavirus update: Brooklyn Hospital tent could be city’s screening model

March 17 | Mary Frost

To prepare for an expected deluge of novel coronavirus cases, The Brooklyn Hospital Center in Fort Greene on Tuesday unveiled a new outdoor tent facility to pre-screen people for the virus. This is the first such facility in Brooklyn, but more are expected to roll out in the coming days. (There are also drive through […]

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene holds a community rat prevention training, or rat academy at the Marcy Branch of Brooklyn Public Library on Feb. 20, 2020. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

Rat problem? Here are some ways to kick them to the curb.

February 21 | Paul Frangipane

Rats are smart, not lazy, are perpetually gnawing and communicate with their excrement. These are some of the rodent facts taught at citywide rat academies that have the goal of educating communities on how to identify and prevent rat problems. In a community room of the Marcy Library in Bedford-Stuyvesant Thursday night, about two dozen […]

Borough President Eric Adams has approved three Brooklyn affordable-housing projects. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

Have you seen the Jehovah’s Witnesses hotel that will house formerly homeless New Yorkers?

February 20 | Lore Croghan

Three thumbs up from Eric Adams. Brooklyn’s Borough President has approved plans for three affordable housing developments for which zoning changes are being sought. Two of the projects focus on seniors and formerly homeless people. The site of one of the projects, which is in DUMBO, was formerly a hotel the Jehovah’s Witnesses used as […]

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