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Innocent: Former Community Board 6 district manager cleared of questionable pay-raises in court

Park Slope: A former long-time Brooklyn civic leader was found not guilty on June 14 of using bogus documents to give himself a pay-raise from the city of more than $16,000. Comments (6)

Standing O

Theater: They were in the room where it happens! Comment
Standing O: A Sunset Park hospital celebrated the grand opening of a high-tech cancer center on June 10, which will serve Brooklyn as a one-stop treatment hub featuring the latest in cutting-edge medical tech, according to one executive. Comment

Readers: Don’t drag the kids into your bigotry!

Letters: Protesters gathered in Gerritsen Beach on June 6 to express outrage over the appearance of a drag queen at a reading event for children, which they said would be detrimental to the welfare of minors. Comments (14)

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for June 15! Comment

Column: Mayor de Blasio’s ‘right’ lie on NYC hate crimes

The Right View: This week, our columnist writes about the concerning rise of anti-Semitism in New York City. Comments (18)

State pols repeal religious exemptions for vaccines amid measles outbreak

Albany politicians passed a package of bills repealing the religious exemption for vaccines on June 13, amid a measles outbreak that has swept through Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish communities and infected almost 1,000 people statewide. Comments (28)
Development: Political bigwigs are celebrating a landmark agreement to strengthen the state’s rent laws, which will affect more than 2.5 million city dwellers. Comments (11)

City shuts down two more Williamsburg yeshivas for not vaccinating kids, staff against measles

Williamsburg: The city closed down two more Williamsburg yeshivas for letting unvaccinated kids and staff into their schools, the Department of Health announced Thursday. Comments (24)
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