Brooklyn Raccoons Target of Aerial Vaccination Program

Aug 30, 18 Brooklyn Raccoons Target of Aerial Vaccination Program

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City-dwelling raccoons are certainly a nuisance to human residents, but they can also be dangerous, and even life-threatening if they carry rabies. In order to combat this problem, the New York Department of Health will be distributing vaccinations to protect the raccoons from contracting the disease, which is a danger to all...

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2013 Measles Outbreak Price Tag: $400,000

Aug 06, 18 2013 Measles Outbreak Price Tag: $400,000

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In 2013, after a visit to London where one child contracted measles, the disease spread to 57 additional people, none of who were vaccinated against this childhood disease. According to an inquiry whose results were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the outbreak cost the Department of Health and Mental...

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Pouya David Yadegar: How one investor applied real estate skills to equity investing

May 24, 18 Pouya David Yadegar: How one investor applied real estate skills to equity investing

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There are several reasons stocks can be a great investment vehicle along with real estate. Therefore, it is not surprising when Principal and CIO of Prime Opportunities Investment Group LLC, Pouya David Yadegar, became interested in stocks. Before founding the firm, Pouya managed his own family’s wealth through investments in...

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Campaign Funds Used for Good Life or Politics? Brooklyn District Leader Comes Under Scrutiny

May 22, 18 Campaign Funds Used for Good Life or Politics? Brooklyn District Leader Comes Under Scrutiny

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During the ten-year period between 2007 and 2017 records show that Brooklyn District leader Jacob Gold spent $132,432, according to the state Board of Elections. Another $41,000 was also spent questionably. The list of items purchased with campaign funds includes a Honda with payments of about $350/month; clothing for about $3,000;...

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Brooklyn and Manhattan DAs Say They Will Stop Prosecuting Marijuana Possession and Use

May 17, 18 Brooklyn and Manhattan DAs Say They Will Stop Prosecuting Marijuana Possession and Use

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Beginning on August 1st the Manhattan District Attorney’s office will no longer prosecute those caught in possession of or using marijuana. The announcement was made by Cyrus Vance, Jr. Manhattan’s DA. No longer prosecuting such cases is expected to shrink the number of marijuana-related cases from about 5,000 to about 200. The DA...

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Low-Rent, Senior Housing Planned for Bed-Stuy Brooklyn

Apr 08, 18 Low-Rent, Senior Housing Planned for Bed-Stuy Brooklyn

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Studio Libeskind released three renderings depicting their design for an affordable housing complex in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. The 10-floor apartment block will be constructed in the Sumner Houses estate in the northeastern Brooklyn neighborhood. The architecture firm designed the masterplan for the...

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