Monday Apr 21
Editorial: Three Cheers to fighting hunger and fires
Journal employees recently donated dozens of bags of food and clothing to Dutchess Outreach, which assists families in need.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
Dutch painters drop anchor this spring at Staten Island's Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art
In the 1600s, when Dutch painting was the envy of artists and collectors all over Europe, adherents claimed part of the magic came from the unusual light that bathed the Netherlands.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Maria Whitman, 89, of Sarasota, Florida, formerly of Northville, New York, died on February 14, 2014, at Tidewell Hospice's Sarasota House in Sarasota, FL, with her three daughters at her side.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
In brief: Library to hold voter registration; LGBTQ group offers college scholarship
Applications for absentee ballots are available; call the library election clerk at 845-831-1134, ext.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
The Society of Old Brooklynites is a group that first formed to oppose the incorporation of their beloved city of Brooklyn into the City of Greater New York, which went through in 1898 despite their best efforts.
NYPD Accused of Excessive Force in Arrest That Left Teen a Quadriplegic
Karen Fludd wants to know the truth about how her 17-year-old son became a quadriplegic and eventually died after NYPD officers stopped him for fare-beating one night last May. The Red Hook mother said she has received very little information about what transpired - but what she does know is her son's version of events involves accusations of ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Atlantic Avenue Tunnel Should be Reopened, Brooklyn Historical Group Says
Bob Diamond, president of the Brooklyn Historic Railway Association , has drafted a 355-page study in hopes of reopening a famed tunnel under Atlantic Avenue and conducting tours as he had for decades.
What's new in the mid-Hudson Valley business scene for April 10
The aim is to keep workouts simple and get trainees proficient at the basics, according to a news release.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
BUSHWICK: Rabble-house-ers! Pols, activists decry Bushwick slumlords
Creating affordable housing is all well and good but the city should also keep existing cheap apartments from going the way of the dodo, said protesters at a march through Bushwick on Sunday.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
ART: Pic out the jams: Photographer snaps city's traditional jam sessions
A multi-instrumentalist with a passion for photography will show off shots he took of musicians at traditional Celtic and Scots jam sessions around the city, in an exhibition at Red Hook's Jalopy Theatre.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Written and directed by Freida Lee Mock. 95 minutes. Playing at Rosendale Theatre.
Fire departments to give tours as part of initiative to boost numbers
Fire companies will increase efforts to recruit volunteers with a statewide initiative called RecruitNY, designed to help boost volunteer membership, which has suffered in part because of economic conditions over the past few years.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Community Seeks to Help Red Hook Family Displaced by Fire
Since the incident, Quinones and her four sons, ages 19, 15, 9 and a 16-year-old foster child, have been moved to a temporary two-bedroom NYCHA apartment, she said.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
New York Magazine
Read Spike Leea s Open Letter to the New York Times About...
In Sunday's New York Times , film critic A.O. Scott delivered a nostalgic column about the ever-changing borough of Brooklyn and its portrayal onscreen, using Spike Lee's recent gentrification rant as a springboard.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
The Real Deal
Developer seeks to convert reported heroin mill into housing
A Brooklyn-based development firm filed permits this week "for zoning review only" that call for a residential building to replace a garage in Red Hook that was allegedly once used as a heroin mill.