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Gov. Cuomo Asks Feds To Help Save Four Brooklyn Hospitals From Closing

Four hospitals in Brooklyn – Long Island College Hospital, Interfaith Medical Center, Brookdale Medical Center and SUNY Downstate Brooklyn – may close in a year if the state doesn’t come up with enough funds to save them, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. He appealed to the U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for help in keeping...


Residents Protest Plan To Build Greenpoint Towers

Residents of Greenpoint are in an uproar against a plan to build a dozen towers on the waterfront in their neighborhood saying they would negatively impact the community by leading to racial and socioeconomic segregation. Read more at DNA Info.


Two Workers Injured in Canarsie After Truck Topples Over

Two workers in Canarsie were hurt yesterday when their truck toppled over causing them to fall from the basket. Investigators said that a mechanical malfunction caused the cherry picker to fall on its side. The workers are suffering from broken bones but are not in critical condition. Read more at ABC Local.