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Pressure Mounts on DEC, Gov. Hochul to Deny Permit for Fracked Gas Vaporizers in Greenpoint

Pressure Mounts on DEC, Gov. Hochul to Deny Permit for Fracked Gas Vaporizers in Greenpoint

The fight against the fracked gas vaporizers is the latest hurdle in an ongoing battle that local activists and residents have been waging against National Grid for years.

New ‘Interborough Express’ Proposed by Gov. Hochul Would Connect Bushwick With Other Neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Queens

New ‘Interborough Express’ Proposed by Gov. Hochul Would Connect Bushwick With Other Neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Queens

Gov. Hochul has ordered the MTA to begin the environmental review process for the project immediately.

To-go Drinks Will Return to New York, Says Gov. Hochul

To-go Drinks Will Return to New York, Says Gov. Hochul

“Cheers, New York!”

Gov. Hochul Extends Hurricane Ida Relief Deadline for Undocumented Immigrants

Gov. Hochul Extends Hurricane Ida Relief Deadline for Undocumented Immigrants

The deadline to apply for the program is now Jan. 4.

Aumenta la presión hacia el Departamento de Conservación Ambiental y la gobernadora para rechazar la construcción de vaporizadores de gas fracturado en Greenpoint

Aumenta la presión hacia el Departamento de Conservación Ambiental y la gobernadora para rechazar la construcción de vaporizadores de gas fracturado en Greenpoint

La prohibición de los vaporizadores de gas fracturado es el objetivo más reciente en la larga oposición contra Nacional Grid que activistas locales y residentes llevan realizando.

The Fight Against The North Brooklyn Pipeline Continues With a Decision on Feb. 7

The Fight Against The North Brooklyn Pipeline Continues With a Decision on Feb. 7

In just a few weeks, Governor Hochul and the DEC will decide whether or not to allow National Grid to install fracked gas vaporizers at the apex of the North Brooklyn Pipeline. 

Amid the Recent Increase in Omicron Covid Cases, Freelancers Are Struggling To Stay Afloat

Amid the Recent Increase in Omicron Covid Cases, Freelancers Are Struggling To Stay Afloat

The rise of gig work cancellations caused by the hike of Omicron Covid cases is reminding local freelancers of March 2020.

Bushwick Prepares for the Return of To-go Drinks

Bushwick Prepares for the Return of To-go Drinks

Local bars and drinkers rejoice, while environmentalists offer tips on how to reduce potential single-use litter.

How to Apply to New York’s New Covid Homeowner Assistance Fund

How to Apply to New York’s New Covid Homeowner Assistance Fund

Information on the state’s new Homeowner Assistance Fund, including details on who is eligible, how to apply and what documents you may need.

Loft Tenants Awarded the Right to Sue Landlords in NYC Housing Court

Loft Tenants Awarded the Right to Sue Landlords in NYC Housing Court

The new law, sponsored by Sen. Julia Salazar, allows loft tenants to seek redress in housing court when their essential services like heat and water are neglected or denied.

Staying Updated on Bushwick Vaccination Rates

Staying Updated on Bushwick Vaccination Rates

Plus, the Bushwick schools offering pop-up vaccination sites.

It is Now Illegal To Threaten To Report Undocumented Immigrants to ICE

It is Now Illegal To Threaten To Report Undocumented Immigrants to ICE

Bushwick’s Sen. Salazar says “This is good” but pushes for more steps to “protect immigrant New Yorkers from ICE.”

New Law Seeks To Allow New Yorkers To Buy Restaurant Meals With SNAP Benefits

New Law Seeks To Allow New Yorkers To Buy Restaurant Meals With SNAP Benefits

“It’s unconscionable that in a state as prosperous as New York, many residents still struggle to get enough food to feed their families,” said Gov. Hochul”

$27 Million in Hurricane Ida Aid Made Available for Undocumented New Yorkers

$27 Million in Hurricane Ida Aid Made Available for Undocumented New Yorkers

Nearly a month after the storm, Hurricane Ida relief has been made available for undocumented New Yorkers who do not qualify for FEMA assistance.

Police and Community Leaders Recognize Honorees at 35th National Night Out Against Crime

Police and Community Leaders Recognize Honorees at 35th National Night Out Against Crime

Bushwick’s own 83rd precinct celebrated the 35th anniversary of National Night Out Against Crime with council members, city officials, and honorees at Maria Hernandez Park on Tuesday, August 7.