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  • Parents Furious Over Schools Closures, Massive Protest Planned

    Parents Furious Over Schools Closures, Massive Protest Planned
    Cathie Black, the new New York City schools chancellor is under fire again. This time, it's for how she spoke to parents and others at the end of a five-and-a-half hour public hearing on Tuesday over the closing of schools. "I can't speak if you're...
  • Cathie Black Booed, Mocked During School Closing Hearing

    Cathie Black Booed, Mocked During School Closing Hearing
    The boos rained down on Cathie Black as an entire auditorium loudly turned on the new schools chancellor Thursday night. The raucous crowd gathered at the educational policy meeting at Brooklyn Tech in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, to protest the decision to...
  • Toxic PCBs Found In Bushwick School

    Toxic PCBs Found In Bushwick School
    At Public School 45 in Bushwick, Brooklyn, the latest Environmental Protection Agency tests show the highest levels of leaking PCB’s since they started a round of testing in city schools this year. The test at PS 45 found up to 660 thousand...
  • Suspect Caught After Shooting Brooklyn Man, Firing At Police

  • Con Edison Brownout Affecting Multiple Brooklyn Neighborhoods

    Con Edison Brownout Affecting Multiple Brooklyn Neighborhoods
    Con Edison is warning Brooklyn customers that, because of problems with electrical equipment, voltage is being reduced by 5 percent in certain neighborhoods. The neighborhoods affected are: Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bedford Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill, Fort...
  • Education Panel To Decide Fate Of 23 NYC Schools

    Education Panel To Decide Fate Of 23 NYC Schools
    It's decision day for 23 schools in New York City. A panel from the Department of Education will meet Thursday night and decide on the future of the schools; 18 could be closed for good, and five others could lose some of their grades. The Panel for...
  • Brooklyn Man, 22, Stabbed To Death

    Brooklyn Man, 22, Stabbed To Death
    A young man spending Friday night hanging out at a friend's house is dead. Police have identified the victim as Marcquel McDuffy, 22. He lived at 177 Sands St., kitty-corner to where he was killed in Fort Greene. According to investigators, the victim...
  • Park Slope Parents Now Buying 'Babycinos' For Their Children

    Park Slope Parents Now Buying 'Babycinos' For Their Children
    Something new is brewing at coffee shops in Brooklyn, but it's not a cup of Joe for your typical audience. You've heard about cappuccino, but what about babycinos? Spots that sell the beverage are in Park Slope, Prospect Heights and Fort Greene. PIX11...
  • Brooklyn's Sisters Of Mercy Bring Music To Most Needy

    Brooklyn's Sisters Of Mercy Bring Music To Most Needy
    When 49-year-old John Palecki sings the old tune, "Proud Mary", with his Brooklyn-based band, Melodic Soul, he may not quite sound like Ike and Tina Turner--or even John Fogarty from Creedence Clearwater Revival--two other 1960's era bands that turned the...
  • Security Cameras In Brooklyn's Fort Greene [VIDEO]

    Security Cameras In Brooklyn's Fort Greene [VIDEO]
  • Free Friday: Free Yoga Class

    Free Friday: Free Yoga Class
    Free Friday$ - Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Yoga to the Curvy Curly NYC 2012 SEP 15 SAT 12:30 PM Yoga to the Curvy Curly NYC 2012 Fort Greene Park, Prison Ship Martyr's Monument Myrtle Ave., De Kalb...