Monthly Archives: April 2013

LICH Officially Saved (Kimberly knew it all the time)

From Brad Lander: Dear Neighbor, I’m very pleased to report that – in response to our relentless advocacy – SUNY Downstate Medical Center has withdrawn its proposal to close LICH and has announced plans to identify another operator. We knew … Continue reading

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Decision Soon on Gowanus Sludge (July 1, 2012), by Matt Graber and Abby Savitch-Lew

This article originally appeared in the Star-Revue in July 2012. We reprint it here as the deadline for the Quadrozzi option looms: An important decision for the future of Red Hook will be announced this September – the decision about … Continue reading

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Lou Sones speaks at Reg Flowers’ Gowanus meeting last week

Lou reading a statement from GAGS (Groups Against Garbage Sites). This was a meeting in which the EPA was invited to witness in person the Red Hook community’s position on placing detoxified sludge from the Gowanus Canal onto the shore … Continue reading

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The Award-Winning Star-Revue

Flash – Just back from the NYS Press Association annnual convention where the Star-Revue picked up 6 awards: 1 – Best Small Space advertising campaign – First Place 2 – Best Coverage of the Arts – Second Place 3 – … Continue reading

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Help Wanted

The Star-Revue has openings. The good news is that it is a chance to get into the newspaper business from the ground up. It is a great chance to learn, as we have two top newspaper people running things. The … Continue reading

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The Governor and LICH, by Kimberly Gail Price

Early in the year, the Comptroller’s office released their annual audit of  State University of New York (SUNY), revealing that the state’s largest medical institution was in dire financial straits.  For several weeks, SUNY in turn has been faulting Long … Continue reading

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