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City designates East Flatbush’s first historic district

November 17 | Editorial Staff

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday designated East Flatbush’s first historic district: a remarkably intact and cohesive group of 56 Renaissance Revival-style row houses, LPC writes. The East 25th Street Historic District extends along both sides of East 25th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue D. It owes its exceptional cohesiveness and […]

One man killed, another in critical condition after East Flatbush shooting

June 3 | Nicholas Williams

Two older men were fatally shot in a vehicle outside an East Flatbush housing complex Tuesday afternoon within the confines of the 67th precinct. Police responded to a call around 6:05 p.m. at East 92nd Street and Church Avenue, where they found a 58-year-old and a 66-year-old with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso inside […]

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University in East Flatbush. Photo by Jim Henderson via Wikimedia Commons

SUNY Downstate surgeons say they were fired after blowing the whistle on dangerous conditions

January 28 | Mary Frost

Two noted transplant surgeons claim they were fired by SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University in Brooklyn in retaliation for raising concerns about shoddy care, dangerous conditions and poor staffing levels in their departments. Dr. Wayne Riley, president of SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, told the Brooklyn Eagle on Monday, “While I cannot comment on any […]

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