Monthly Archives: November 2013

THE STROMBERG REPORT, by Kimberly Gail Price

Another part of the LICH Saga, sidebar to our recent story.  In October 2010, Cliff Stromberg was commissioned by Chancellor, Nancy Zimpher to evaluate the Research Foundation of four Health Science Centers in the SUNY system. Cliff Stromberg works for … Continue reading

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Protect us from flooding, by Jake Bienecke and Andrea Sansom

(EDITORS NOTE: Andrea and Jake are Red Hook residents. They have generously offered Star-Revue readers their experiences and advice in dealing with the changes since Sandy, as well as this call to action). Hurricane Sandy is sometimes called the “storm … Continue reading

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Meet “Skip” Williams – hospital hitman, by Kimberly Gail Price

“This community has been lied to,” said Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio. “At the same time [that] SUNY and the Governor promised everything possible was being done to save LICH, they were preparing to sell it off to the highest bidder.” … Continue reading

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Editorial – Our thoughts on a Red Hook for the rich and famous

Community disasters can be natural or man-made. Last year’s hurricane Sandy was of the natural kind, and we are still dealing with its after-effects. Now, the first new construction in the vicinity of the Red Hook Houses has the potential … Continue reading

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Elite private school to be built near Red Hook Houses, by George Fiala

A private K-12 school catering to parents who can afford $23,500 annual tuition is about to receive a variance allowing it to be constructed in Red Hook. It will be built on what is now a truck parking lot at … Continue reading

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EPA Meeting Tonight at 173 Conover Street, 6:30 pm to announce Record of Decision

If all goes according to plan, by 2022 the Gowanus Canal will be a hub for waterfront recreation, clamming and fishing and a pristine  spot in the middle of South Brooklyn for nature lovers. The plan is the EPA’s  Record … Continue reading

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