Blow Up the Old, Bring in the New: Kosciuszko Bridge

Oct 02, 17 Blow Up the Old, Bring in the New: Kosciuszko Bridge

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After 78 years of service connecting Brooklyn and Queens above Newton Creek, the old Kosciuszko Bridge was demolished in a controlled explosion. It took 944 coordinated charges to bring down large sections of the left and right spans of the bridge, which were then carted off. The debris from the bridge will amount to an estimated...

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Teachers in Experimental School Face Pay Cuts

Sep 25, 17 Teachers in Experimental School Face Pay Cuts

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In 2010 an experimental public elementary school, the New American Academy, was launched in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Classrooms are open, with as many as 60 students in classes that use open classrooms utilizing progressive educational philosophies. The several teachers are part of the class, and they travel together with their...

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Treffen Sie den jüdischen Hedge Fund Manager hinter Taylor Force Act

Wie politischer Außenseiter, Sander Gerber, spielte eine Schlüsselrolle bei der Beendigung von PA’s Martyrs ‘ Pension Plan. Im Februar, Sander Gerber, Chief Executive von einem New Yorker Hedge-Fonds, montiert die Bühne auf eine einflussreiche jährliche Versammlung von konservativen Aktivisten und gewählten Beamten aus...

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Brief Power Fail Causes Subway Delays Throughout Brooklyn, Manhattan

Sep 18, 17 Brief Power Fail Causes Subway Delays Throughout Brooklyn, Manhattan

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At about 1pm on Sunday a transformer near Jay street blew out, interrupting subway service between downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn. Despite the temporary nature of the failure directly effecting service on the A, C, E, F and G lines, other lines far from the source of the trouble experienced delays as well. Not only did the outage...

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Leaning Bars Bring Boos in Brooklyn Train Station

Sep 12, 17 Leaning Bars Bring Boos in Brooklyn Train Station

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After six-months of renovations, the 53rd Street station in Brooklyn is open for business. Commuters expressed a mixture of pleasure, bewilderment and disappointment at the changes they found. For $72 million three R lines stations got facelifts as part of Governor Cuomo’s plan to re-do and upgrade 33 stations overall. Travelers...

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Park Slope School Principal Cleared of Communist Organizing

Aug 31, 17 Park Slope School Principal Cleared of Communist Organizing

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Jill Bloomberg, principal of Park Slope Collegiate high school has been absolved of accusations made against her contending that she was organizing and hosting on-campus Communist meetings. Officials of the Department of Education announced last week that after extensive investigation into the allegations, Ms. Bloomberg is...

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