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Focus is on Jobs, Education at Central Brooklyn Inauguration

Robert Cornegy was sworn in as the new councilman in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights.

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Last Minute Guide to Ringing in the New Year in Bed-Stuy

Still looking for a place to celebrate New Year's Eve? Bed-Stuy offers a wide range of choices.

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Al Vann Finds Life After Politics With New Charity

The Albert Vann Legacy of Leadership Project will offer scholarships and grants to the community.

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Boys & Girls High School Future Uncertain After Third Straight Failure

Bed-Stuy's venerable Boys & Girls High School received an F on its 2013 progress report.

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Boys and Girls Principal May Step Down Over New Co-Location Plan

Bernard Gassaway, who has taught at the school since 2009, said he disagrees with the new model.

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Plan to Turn Bed-Stuy Homeless Shelter to Rec Center Moving Forward

The Department of Homeless Services says it will look at converting part of the Sumner Armory.

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Robert Cornegy Certified As City Council Victor in Central Brooklyn Race

Robert Cornegy Jr. was certified winner, 17 days after the election.

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Foy Vows to 'Count Every Vote' in Tight Race to Replace Al Vann in Brooklyn

The 36th City Council race remained too close to call, and Foy declined to concede Wednesday morning.

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Organizers Celebrate $20 Million in Bed-Stuy Upgrades

The revitalization created a new public plaza, street upgrades and new WiFi, according to organizers.

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City Council Primary Marks Change in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights

Al Vann will leave politics after almost 40 years, and residents now have to choose his successor.

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City Council Approves Expansion of Stuyvesant Heights Historic District

The expansion was first approved by the Landmarks Commission in April.

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Real Estate Group Mailer Attacks Opponents of Central Brooklyn Candidate

The mailer, sponsored by Jobs For New York, calls them "irresponsible," "divisive" and "negligent."

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Tensions Flare at City Council Education Debate in Bed-Stuy

Four candidates for city council in central Brooklyn got into a heated exchange on Monday.

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Opponents Accuse Cornegy of 'Machine Politics' After Petition Objections

Robert Cornegy's city council opponents are accusing Robert Cornegy of being a machine candidate.

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Critics Say Sharpton, Foy Playing Politics With Bed-Stuy Hospital Rallies

The rallies are really for Kirsten John Foy and the National Action Network, critics say.

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