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CEC President Wilson Steps Down to Take On Citywide Position

After more than a decade serving North Brooklyn’s school community, and guiding it through some of its most tumultuous years,...

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Hate Crime Charges for Duo in Savage Attack on Bushwick Transgender Woman

The spate of hate crimes against the LGBT community in the city is getting some redress from Brooklyn District...

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Polish Language Classes Aim to Lessen Growing Divide in Greenpoint

A new neighborhood initiative is bridging the gap between “old” and “new” Greenpoint.

Hoping to open lines of communication, Emily Gallagher,...

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PS 110 Calls on the Community to Help Keep Arts Alive at the Monitor School

PS 110, the Monitor School, is on the lookout for volunteers and sponsors to help make its annual fundraising event...

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Pioneering Anti-Teen Dating Violence Program Launches in Williamsburg

A comprehensive program to counter teen dating violence is underway at the Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design ( MORE >>

Van Arsdale Moves Into First Place in PSAL Basketball Conference

The Harry Van Arsdale Basketball team scored a resounding victory last week with a win over the top ranked team...

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Open Letter from Councilmember Levin to the Community Re: Lutheran Church Respite Center

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I am writing to you to discuss an issue that is very important to the Greenpoint community...

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Melanie Sawyer

Residents Decry DOH’s Slow Response To Fire, Call on Mayor to Improve Emergency Programs

Following a 7-alarm fire that tore through CitiStorage’s North 11th Street warehouse Saturday, North Brooklyn residents are crying foul over...

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Residents Step Up to Help as Protests Die Down and Lutheran Respite Center Opens

Despite overwhelming opposition, at a December town hall meeting, to a temporary respite shelter at the Lutheran Church of...

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Vindication Finally Comes for 300 Nassau Residents

The tenants of 300 Nassau Avenue can finally come home.

On Monday, a Brooklyn Housing Court Judge granted the residents’ petition...

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End of Holidays Shouldn’t Mean End to Local Volunteerism

With the worst of the winter weather underway, soup kitchens like that at the Church of the Ascension on Kent...

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Pollution Filtering Scarves, Cork-Grown Plants, and a New Curator at Greenpointers’ Valentine’s Market

The go-to Greenpoint spot for the season of love makes its triumphant return this week.

Greenpointers’ annual Valentine’s Market is back...

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Local Educational Options on Display at Annual SchoolFEST Returns

“The Ultimate School Fair” returned to North Brooklyn this week, with local schools – day care to high school, private...

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De-Stressing Through Meditative Art and Spoken Word

Greenpointers looking to unwind at the end of the week can find comfort in the Speak Your Truth project.

The Earth...

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Courtesy Freeheart Project

At the Freeheart Project, It’s Weddings a la Brooklyn

For Greenpoint’s non-traditional brides, look no further than the Freeheart Project for wedding decorations that are anything but run-of-the-mill.

Putting its...

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