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Brooklyn Friends School in Downtown Brooklyn is one of several private schools in the borough that have shut down due to coronavirus fears. Photo: Mary Frost/Brooklyn Eagle

Coronavirus shuts down private schools in Brooklyn

March 10 | Mary Frost

With spring break due to start next week, private schools in Brooklyn are closing their doors early due to coronavirus fears. Brooklyn Friends School, a pre-K – high school in Downtown Brooklyn, is shutting down until March 30, Head of School Crissy Cáceres told parents in an email late Monday. The school, which operates from two […]

dyker lights

A month after the Dyker Lights went out, officials are still evaluating the fallout.

February 12 | Paula Katinas

It went better than expected but not as well as it could have. That was the assessment local officials and community leaders offered on the nationally famous Dyker Lights, the holiday event featuring dozens of extravagantly decorated homes with thousands of twinkling lights that draws hundreds of thousands of people who jam the neighborhood’s residential […]

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