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Volunteers bring 1,800 young trees and shrubs to Marine Park

November 24 | Clark Adomaitis

Volunteers on Friday, Saturday and Sunday braved rising COVID-19 numbers to plant more than 1,800 young trees and shrubs at the Salt Marsh Nature Center in Marine Park in a project led by the Parks Department. Volunteers spent the mornings removing small trees and shrubs from 2-gallon plastic pots and planting them in pre-dug holes. […]

Police: 1 killed, 6 hurt in shooting at Brooklyn apartments

November 23 | Associated Press

A young woman has died and six other people were wounded in a shooting at an apartment building in Brooklyn that followed an earlier shooting near a Sweet 16 birthday party, police said. The first shooting happened shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday in East New York and left a 17-year-old boy wounded in the leg, […]

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 […]

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