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Red Hook Initiative board president discusses disproportionate impact of COVID-19

April 20 | Jaime DeJesus

The Red Hook Initiative (RHI), which serves within Brooklyn’s largest public housing development, announced it is currently experiencing the disproportionate impact of COVID-19. “Our multi-generational families — for no matter where we live, these are our families too — face life-altering choices on a daily basis: whether to send a grandchild to their job at […]

The Brooklyn Cruise Terminal has been chosen as the site for a temporary coronavirus field hospital by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Shown: The Queen Mary 2 docked at the Cruise Terminal. File photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

Cuomo: 1,000-bed coronavirus hospital coming to Brooklyn Cruise Terminal

March 27 | Mary Frost

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday that the federal government will build four additional temporary hospitals in New York City, one in each borough, to handle the novel coronavirus pandemic. The chosen sites, which would each be equipped with a thousand beds, include the 182,000-square-foot Brooklyn Cruise Terminal. The Cruise Terminal, where such notable ships […]

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