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Scholarship to Honor Medgar Evers College Dean Killed in Amtrak Derailment

Dr. Derrick Griffith, 42, was killed in the Amtrak train derailment on May 12 in Philadelphia.

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Medgar Evers College Dean Remembered and Celebrated at Candlelight Vigil

Dr. Derrick Griffith, 42, was killed in Tuesday's fatal train derailment in Philadelphia.

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Dean at Medgar Evers College Killed in Amtrak Train Derailment

Derrick Griffith, 42, served as the school's dean of student affairs, CUNY announced Thursday.

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In Yearlong Crown Heights Rezoning Fight, Activists Earn Respect and Ire

Movement to Protect the People and its leader Alicia Boyd have effectively shut down Brooklyn's CB9.

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Crown Heights Rezoning Stalled Again as Board Tables Debate

Community Board 9 voted Tuesday night to send a key document on rezoning back to committee.

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Crown Heights CB9 May Consider Changes to Controversial Rezoning Resolution

One board member plans to bring a vote Tuesday on a draft that includes a six-story height restriction.

Bed-Stuy »

MAP: 13 Places to See a Christmas Tree Lighting in Brooklyn

Community groups from Bedford-Stuyvesant to Bay Ridge have holiday events set for this month.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Artist Otto Neals Gets Huge 5-Gallery Retrospective

Otto Neals has created paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints and collages in Brooklyn since childhood.

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Overcrowded CB9 Meeting Called to Halt After Police Bar Entry to Protesters

Residents angry that police barred them from entering the gathering began to chant in the lobby outside.

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Vote to Rescind Crown Heights Rezoning Study Sparks Confusion

Critics of a plan to study rezoning on and near Empire Blvd. mistakenly thought the vote went their way.

Bed-Stuy »

Student Found in East River to Be Honored With Memorial Scholarship

A Medgar Evers College scholarship will be created in Steven Middleton's memory.

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Former Crown Heights Laundry Facility Sells to Real Estate Firm for $14.5M

The Sea Crest Linen site is zoned to accommodate a building as tall as seven stories.

Bed-Stuy »

Billie Holiday Theatre Slated for Major Renovation

The Billie Holiday Theatre will get a multimillion-dollar facelift later this year.

Bed-Stuy »

David Dinkins to Visit Bed-Stuy for Book Signing

The former mayor will visit Restoration Plaza to promote his new book, "A Mayor’s Life."

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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.