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Pols pitch in $11.1 million to revive Marine Park

November 20 | Paula Katinas

The combined efforts of three Brooklyn elected officials will bring major renovations to Marine Park next year. State Sen. Andrew Gounardes, Councilmember Alan Maisel and Borough President Eric Adams have announced that they have secured a combined $11.1 million in funding to restore the park’s inner oval and renovate one of its playgrounds under a […]

$12M was promised to two Brooklyn parks. One year later, no one knows where it is.

September 16 | Meaghan McGoldrick

At least $12 million in State Senate funding for Brooklyn parks, announced just days before the 2018 general election, seems to be missing. Shortly before he was voted out of office in a tight reelection race, longtime State Sen. Marty Golden announced a pair of grants for parks on each end of his district. Now, […]

The NYC Health Department will be spraying for mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus in Brooklyn and Queens Thursday night. But what is in that spray, and is it safe to breathe? AP file photo by Rick Bowmer

Aerial spraying for West Nile virus Thursday night

September 5 | Mary Frost

City Department of Health trucks will be out again Thursday night spraying pesticide mist in parts of Brooklyn and Queens to kill mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus. Spraying will take place between the hours of 8:30 p.m. Thursday night and 6 a.m. Friday morning, weather permitting. This is the sixth time this summer the city […]

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