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City Council Wants to Change Specialized High School Admissions Process

The legislation calls for the DOE to make diversity a priority in its decision-making.

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DOE Unveils Plan for New Middle School and Rezoning in District 15

The rezoning would affect P.S. 154, P.S. 130, P.S. 131 and P.S. 230.

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Brooklyn Libraries Get New Computers Through Citizen Budgeting Program

The Windsor Terrace and Carroll Gardens libraries welcomed 21 new computers this week.

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What Happened in New York This Week: 9 Stories You Need to Read

From a Park Slope Ebola scare to complaints of "Internet people," check out the week's popular stories.

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Black Teens Shouldn't Be Chased Out of Park Slope, Councilman Says

Councilman Brad Lander said he's "troubled" by reports police told black teens to get out of the area.

Gowanus »

Parole Office Across from Whole Foods Will Serve Up to 400 Ex-Cons a Day

A new parole office is slated to open in January at 15 Second Ave., near Whole Foods.

Civic Center »

City Council Seeks to Eliminate Credit Checks for Job Seekers

Backers say there is no reason that job seekers' credit should be considered, with a few exceptions.

Windsor Terrace »

126 New Pre-K Seats Coming to Windsor Terrace and Park Slope

The city will hold a lottery for the pre-K seats, which will be open to families living in District 15.

Gowanus »

Kentile Floors Sign Will Be Removed and Relocated

The iconic Gowanus sign's letters will be reinstalled in a new location after removal, officials said.

Civic Center »

City's Pricey Primary Runoffs Could be Eliminated Under City Council Plan

A bill to replace the current runoff system with instant-runoff voting would save money, advocates say.

Gowanus »

Residents Rally to Save Kentile Floors Sign

Local residents and an elected official voiced concern over unconfirmed plans to tear down the sign.

Civic Center »

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to Introduce Power-Sharing Reforms

The proposals, first suggested last year, would share more power with the City Council membership.

Park Slope »

Final Votes Cast in NYC Participatory Budgeting

Residents cast votes Sunday to determine how to spend nearly $14 million of the city’s money.

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Residents Propose Park Renovation and Mobile Library for City Budget

Proponents of participatory budgeting projects in District 33 convened to advocate for their proposals.

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Park Slope Senior Facility to Close in 90 Days, Residents Told

Seniors at Prospect Park Residence were told Wednesday night the facility is closing in 90 days.

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