Author Archives: Denise Romano

Speed cameras to go into effect near city schools September 9


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Photo courtesy of the New York City Mayor’s Office

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan have announced that the speed camera pilot program would roll out at yet-to-be-determined locations near schools citywide beginning the first day of school, Monday, September 9. The law allows the city to install speed cameras at 20 locations within a quarter mile of schools in […]

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MTV Video Music Awards coming to Brooklyn


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Photo courtesy of MTV

It’s the biggest news since Madonna kissed Britney. The 30th annual MTV Video Music Awards will be coming to Brooklyn this year, at the Barclays Center to be exact, on Sunday, August 25. The blockbuster, globally watched event usually takes place at the Los Angeles Staples Center. It’s the first time an awards show of […]

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Drivers expected to end school bus strike tonight


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BROOKLYN MEDIA GROUP/Photo by Ted Levin

UPDATE (8 p.m.): Mayor Bloomberg, city officials and union members have announced that the school bus strike is over. According to several local politicians, including State Senator Marty Golden and City Councilmember Vincent Gentile, who posted the news on Facebook, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181 is expected to officially end the school bus strike at 7 p.m. […]

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