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Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009

Hood in a hoodie

Williamsburg: Beware of the thug in a sweatshirt. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

ATM mugging

Greenpoint: First, she withdrew cash from an ATM. Then a thug withdrew it from her! Plus the other police news from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009

Boss-backed Broadway Triangle rezoning advances

Williamsburg: The city’s contentious plan to allow residential development inside the largely commercial “Broadway Triangle” was rubber-stamped by the City Planning Commission on Monday, as commissioners said that the project’s ends — affordable housing — justified the sometimes ugly means that were involved in drafting the plan. Comments (20)

Friday, Oct. 16, 2009

Update! Nydia supports Newtown Creek Superfund

Greenpoint: One day after the federal government gave residents 30 more days to complain about the Newtown Creek, the fetid waterway’s congresswoman revealed last Friday that she supports designating the creek as a toxic Superfund site. Comments (6)

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