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Brooklyn state senator tests positive for COVID-19

July 6 | Marina Villeneuve Associated Press

The leader of the state Senate says a New York City senator has tested positive for COVID-19. State Sen. Julia Salazar, who represents Bushwick, Cypress Hills, Greenpoint and Williamsburg, along with parts of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brownsville and East New York, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Thursday news release released by Senate Majority Leader […]

Hotel shelter operator stiffed homeless families on toilet paper and microwaves

March 9 | Yoav Gonen, THE CITY

An embattled nonprofit operating more than two dozen hotels sheltering homeless New Yorkers is a financial and managerial mess that routinely left families short on microwaves for heating meals and even toilet paper, a new court filing shows. Daniel Tietz, the court-appointed receiver overseeing the Childrens Community Services, described a laundry list of failings at […]

Welcome to Cypress Hills Cemetery, a fine place for a fall stroll. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Take a stroll around Cypress Hills Cemetery

October 9 | Lore Croghan

Eye on Real Estate: Halloween is coming. What a perfect time for a walk in a Brooklyn graveyard. Why not visit the place where American icon Jackie Robinson was laid to rest? Robinson, who broke the race barrier in Major League Baseball in the 1940s when he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers, is buried at […]

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