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Historic Red Hook waterfront vessels quiet, for now

October 16 | Raanan Geberer

Two historic retired vessels in the waters off Red Hook that serve the public are still closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, although one is still presenting programs in a temporary park nearby. The two are the Waterfront Museum, located at the foot of Conover Street, a former Lehigh Valley wooden railroad barge; and the […]

Once-unsafe streets now provide pupils refuge from pandemic

September 3 | Cedar Attanasio Associated Press

A public school in Brooklyn is looking to show how classes can be moved outside to more safely facilitate in-person learning. Teachers and parents at Public School 15 in Red Hook took to the street outside their campus Wednesday to demonstrate one way outdoor learning could work. From afar, the demonstration looked like a street […]

In upset, Ortiz falls after 26 years in Assembly seat

July 16 | Jaime DeJesus Brooklynreporter.com

In the latest of several unexpected wins by younger candidates from the progressive wing of the Democratic Party who mounted primary runs against experienced lawmakers, Marcela Mitaynes has won the Democratic primary in the 51st Assembly District against Felix Ortiz, who was elected in 1994. With all absentee ballots finally counted by the Board of […]

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