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Day: <span>June 23, 2011</span>

Nostrand roadwork might scatter rats, But Health Department said it's

It’s not only the size of the rats, it’s the multitude – and there have been numerous sightings of both in Bedford-Stuyvesant of late. Community Board 3 Chairman Henry Butler said part of the problem could be the preliminary infrastructure work being down before the massive reconstruction where Nostrand Avenue between Flushing and Atlantic Avenues […]readmore

On A Skateboard in Bed-Stuy

 Nestled in the basketball courts at P.S. 256 was a wooden ramp that had the NYC Parks and Recreation logo on it. What was it doing there?  A group of young teens happened to be skateboarding by and used it as a skateboard ramp. And the empty basketball court gave them plenty of room to […]readmore

Unions Intensify Pressure against Bloomberg Budget Cuts

New York City’s July 1 budget deadline looms.  Mayor Bloomberg has proposed cutting 4,000 teachers, day care closures, and the elimination of 22 fire houses. Week after week, municipal workers have been staging large protests, joined by hundreds of city residents who will be impacted by the cuts. Last week, DC 37 became one of […]readmore