Good Morning, Brooklyn: Wednesday, November 24, 2021

HOSPITAL TRADE GROUP HONOR 2 BROOKLYN INSTITUTIONS: The American Hospital Association (AHA) has honored three hospitals in the health system—two of them in Brooklyn—in recognition of 100 years of participation and leadership. NYC Health+/Coney Island Hospitals, Kings County and Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx join 13 other New York City medical centers and 100 other hospitals across the country that have been at the AHA for a hundred years or more. The Coney Island facility originated in 1875 as an emergency first aid station located on the oceanfront near West 3.research and development Founded more than 175 years ago, NYC Health +/Kings County Hospitals was originally an institution known as the Almshouse which developed in the 18th and 19th centuries, with hospital building completed in 1837, marking the beginning of the current extensive physical factory that It became one of the largest municipal hospitals in the United States.

Furthermore, in 2022, NYC Health + Hospitals / Coney Island will open its new healthcare complex, which has been renamed NYC Health + Hospitals / South Brooklyn Health.

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Thank You for Picking Up Trash in Advance on Holiday Thursday: The Department of Sanitation is reminding New Yorkers of trash pick-up and recycling days Thursday that this service is suspended this week, November 25, Celebrating Thanksgiving. Residents who normally receive trash on Thursday or collect compost on the sidewalk are advised to put their materials on the sidewalk between 4 p.m. and midnight on Wednesday, December 1, to be collected on Thursday, December 2.

The The Sanitation Department is asking New Yorkers for patience in the wake of post-holiday transportation delays.

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Master Settlement with ‘Lord of the Worst Land’: A major settlement agreement between the city and the attorney general’s watchlist, Brooklyn owner, is a victory for the tenants. Jason Korn, the Brooklyn-based landlord who topped the New York Attorney General’s Worst Landlord Watchlist for two years in a row, agreed to fix a string of violations and abstain from incidents of tenant harassment in nearly 400 homes across Brooklyn and Manhattan. As part of the settlement with the New York City Department of Housing Preservation, Mr. Korn must also pay $235,000 in civil fines, correct all pending housing law violations within 90 days and comply with the city’s tenant harassment laws.

An investigation of Korn buildings, including Brooklyn addresses on Avenue I, Ocean Ave. , East 17NS Saint and East 29NS Saint established a pattern of gross neglect of buildings resulting in unsafe conditions, such as an infestation of insects including cockroaches, mice, mold, lead paint, and water leakage; It found Mr. Korn engaged in a pattern of false testimony to rectify the violations.

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UFT Scholarships: The United Federation of Teachers awards $1 million in scholarships each year to Academically excellent and financially eligible public high school seniors in New York City through the Albert Shanker Scholarship Fund of UFT. The deadline for this academic year to apply for the $5,000 scholarship will be right after the new year, Saturday January 15, 2022

The The scholarship is named after Albert Shanker (1928-1997), founder of the United Federation of Teachers, an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers in New York. He later served as the president of AFT as well.

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IPS NEWS: More Grants for Gun Violence Protection: Community and hospital intervention programs will expand gun violence violence in communities across the state, including many in Brooklyn, thanks $6.2 million in grants that Governor Cathy Hochhol announced yesterday. The money is directed to communities that have seen significant increases in gun-related shootings and killings over the past year. This latest batch of grants builds on grants that Governor Hochhol gave in September, to hire 39 new New York City violent boycotts and street outreach workers in all 12 state-supported SNUG Street Outreach programs.

Street awareness and violence boycott programs treat gun violence as a public health problem by identifying the source, stopping its transmission, and addressing it by engaging individuals and communities to change society’s rules around violence. Executive Order 211, recently extended by Governor Hochhol, allows the state to expedite these grants.

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IPS NEWS: Brooklyn organizations receive grants to boycott gun violence: Among Brooklyn organizations that receive funds to hire gun violence boycotts positions Brownsville Think Tank Matters: 1 position, $75 thousand; CAMBA (Brownsville in Violence Out): Three jobs, $120,000; CCI (RISE/Brooklyn, Save Our Streets/The Bronx, and Neighborhood Safety Initiatives/Harlem): Six jobs, $420,000; East Flatbush Village: 2 jobs, $120,000; Elite Learners (Brownsville, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brookdale Hospital, Kings County Hospital): 11 jobs, $660 thousand; Empowerment Gateway Community (Brooklyn): 1 position, $36,000; Greater Coney Island Jewish Community Center: Three positions, $175,695, Kings Against Violence Initiative (Kings County Hospital): three positions, $180,000 and Southside United (Brooklyn): two positions, $92,000.

The State Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) has partnered with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice to distribute funding to nonprofit organizations that run community programs while DCJS will administer grants for hospital-based programs and the state’s 12 SNUG Street outreach programs.

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CHASE reopens at MERMAID AVE: Chase Bank reopens full-service Coney Island branch for the first time since 2016. As a neighborhood that currently has one full-service bank at the western end of Mermaid Avenue, Coney Island welcomes the reopening of Chase, at 1428 Mermaid Avenue, which closed its branch shortly after Super Storm Sandy.

The official ribbon-cutting ceremony was attended by Representative Hakim Jeffreys, Assemblyman Mark Trigger, Senator-elect Ari Kagan, Senator Diane Savino, Assemblyman Matilde Frontos, Michael A. Coney Island Branch Manager Seko Kallond, Chase Retail Banking Division Manager Mike Cherny, Chase Regional Director, Coney Island Alliance, and local Coney Island businesses and stakeholders.

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NEW TD BANK BRANCH: TD Bank has opened its newest branch in Bushwick with distinction Cut the tape. 20 Graham Ave .location was co-chaired by Randy Pearce, president of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, incoming Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Renoso and branch manager Hank Goris.

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WEEKSVILLE MARKET Showcases Black-Owned Businesses: Weeksville Heritage Center and Black-Owned Brooklyn, a digital publication highlighting Black-owned businesses based in Brooklyn, in partnership to produce Holiday Market on December 11th and 12th. The market, which will take place at the Weeksville Heritage Center campus in Crown Heights, from noon to 5 p.m. daily, brings together more than 25 vendors across the categories of apparel, food, home goods and self-care products. Curators of the holiday market are Black-Owned Brooklyn’s husband-and-wife team Tayo Giwa and Cynthia Gordy Giwa.

Visitors can also tour the historic Hunterfly Road homes in Weeksville.

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Scholarships to Study for Concern: The McDonald’s Black and Gold Positive Scholarship Program has teamed up to award $500,000 in scholarships to 35 students who attend historic black colleges and universities, including Brooklynites Nuri Emmanuel, teaches at Clark Atlanta University and Shakya Sanders, and attends Florida A&M University. This program, in partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), follows a recent study of Black College students conducted by McDonald’s, in which three out of four participants admitted to experiencing symptoms of anxiety or depression in the study. One of the scholarship partners, Shine, will grant 2021 scholarship recipients lifetime application memberships that provide access to personalized self-care tools.

McDonald’s and TMCF have awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to HBCU students since the program was launched. Scholarship recipients will also receive school supplies including a tablet, backpack, and more to aid in their daily studies.

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Thanks in the NYPD 73research and development Accurate: Retired NYPD Detective Katrina Brownlee and the Young Ladies of Our Future He will host a Thanksgiving dinner for the community. Newly retired NYPD detective Katrina Brownlee, profiled New York times Last month for her leadership and resilience against domestic violence, she founded the nonprofit Women Pioneering Our Future to help women at risk. Detective Stephen of the 73rd Precinct will present music for dinner, from 2-6 p.m. at the Flagstone Family Center. City Council member Aleka Ambri Samuel is expected to attend.

Brownlee appeared in The The New York Times survived a horrific shooting by her prison guard boyfriend who killed her unborn child, then for earning an NYPD badge to be, in her words, a “good cop.”

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OP ED: Epidemics Changed the World and the Church: Pastor Jill Munrose writes: “The world has changed forever, and the church has changed forever, whether you want to believe it or not” Co-founder and President of 67NS The Circle’s Clergy Council GodSquad Band in a guest editorial published in today’s editions of Brooklyn Eagle.Over the past year, we’ve seen one epidemic after another, drawing national and global attention to many issues that the nation needs to address,” he said, citing not only COVID-19 but also gun violence, civil unrest and shortcomings of political leadership.

distanceReverend Monrose noted that 2020 was the best year for his ministry because, even with closed church buildings, he was able to serve where he thought it was important…why? Because the church really is about people.”

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OP ED: High-speed internet is a vital service: Infrastructure investment and jobs law High-speed internet is as essential as water and electricity, as Henan Galperin posits in The Conversation Because Congress is finally realizing that “access to affordable and reliable high-speed broadband is essential to fully participating in modern life in the United States.” In other words, access to broadband is similar to accessing running water or electricity. It is basic infrastructure, the lack of which is an impediment to economic competitiveness and “the equitable distribution of essential public services, including health care and education”.

if Decades of academic studies haven’t convinced Congress to enshrine this vision in law, and images of teachers in school parking lots and students outside fast-food restaurants connected to remote classrooms may have done during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Appointed Bishop Robert J. Brennan to be the eighth bishop of Brooklyn.
Photo courtesy of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Columbus

New Diocesan bishop installed Reverend Robert J. Brennan as the eighth bishop of the Archdiocese of Brooklyn at a Mass at the Co-Cathedral of St. In Prospect Heights next Tuesday, November 30, the inaugural mass will be presided over by Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, and Bishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio for the United States of America. Bishop Brennan, who has led the Diocese of Columbus since 2019, was appointed by Pope Francis to succeed Bishop Nicholas A. DiMarzio on September 29, 2021.

The obligatory letter of resignation sent by Bishop Dimarzio on his seventy-fifth birthday to the Holy Father Pope Francis, was accepted on September 29. See page 1.

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