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Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would Have Saved Longtime Williamsburg Senior Center

The law would have given the state the power of eminent domain to buy the center.

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Hundreds of Williamsburg Locals Demand Promised Park from 2005 Rezoning

"What good is affordable housing," said local Richard Mazur, "if you have to live like rats?"

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Meet the Two Candidates Vying to Replace Sheldon Silver as Assembly Speaker

Frontrunner Carl Heastie is facing off against Catherine Nolan of Queens after others dropped out.

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South Williamsburg Transit to Be Examined in DOT Study

Assemblyman Joseph Lentol requested a study due to congestion in the neighborhood.

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Vincent Abate, Williamsburg Community Board Chair for 34 Years, Dies at 96

Abate dedicated his life to serving Williamsburg and Greenpoint.

East Williamsburg »

State Politicians Plan to Use Eminent Domain to Save Community Center

The Swinging Sixties Senior Center in Williamsburg has been around for 40 years.

Greenpoint »

Officials Blast New Homeless Shelter Being 'Smuggled' Into Greenpoint

Local officials called on DHS to host a public forum discussing the shelter planned for 56-66 Clay St.

Greenpoint »

Construction Dust May Pose Health Hazard at Greenpoint Playground: Experts

Local officials worry dust containing lead has accumulated at unsafe levels at Greenpoint Playground.

Williamsburg »

Advocates Want City to Buy Senior Center to Stop it From Becoming Condos

The new owner of the Swinging Sixties building hiked the community center's rent by $7,000 a month.

Williamsburg »

$400K in Environmental Grants Awarded Through Greenpoint Oil Spill Fund

The first environmental grants funded by an oil spill settlement were announced Thursday.

Civic Center »

Advocates Pushed for Changes to Arrest Policy Long Before Myls Dobson Died

They hope the latest attention will help push the NYPD and Mayor de Blasio to change police protocol.

Williamsburg »

Youth Soccer League Demands Traffic Safety Upgrades Near Waterfront Parks

Coaches are pushing for Kent Avenue safety measures after a soccer player was killed in Park Slope.

Long Island City »

Pulaski Bridge Bike Lane Plan Moving Forward, Officials Say

The DOT will present design plans for the bike lane to local Community Boards by the end of the year.

Williamsburg »

Plan to Triple Williamsburg Office Space Would Transform Business Scene

The proposed tripling of waterfront office space could draw workers to Williamsburg.

Greenpoint »

City Considering Bike Lane for Pulaski Bridge Connecting Brooklyn to Queens

The city is exploring the possibility of adding a dedicated bike lane to the drawbridge.