Hudson Companies Inc. hopes to build a 36-story residential tower, shown center right, on the site of the Brooklyn Heights Library.  Rendering courtesy of Marvel Architects

On Wednesday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams “disapproved with conditions” the development project proposed for the site of the Brooklyn Heights Library at 280 Cadman Plaza West, as part of the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) process. The response was issued following months of hearing from passionate local residents and community activists and a Read More →

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Toaster-sized robots, team-building, problem-solving in Brooklyn Heights “It was a good day” at the recent FIRST Robotics Regional Competition, said P.S. 8 robotics coach Brandie Hayes. The Brooklyn Heights elementary school fields two robotics teams made up of third- to fifth-graders — the Robot Rockers and the Mission Masters. Both competed at the Brooklyn level Read More →

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Meeting at Plymouth Church Hundreds of parents who attended Thursday night’s meeting about overcrowding at P.S. 8, Brooklyn Heights’ only elementary school, were presented with stark numbers and scant options. Detailed figures presented by PTA co-presidents Kim Glickman and Ansley Samson show a rapidly building student population that threatens to overwhelm the school. So many Read More →