Category Archives: Editorials

Editorial: Is change inevitable?

Our cover story this issue details the Red Hook plans of a real estate developer. They have big plans for the neighborhood, and many feel that this is a great thing for Red Hook. The developer has bought some of … Continue reading

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Editorial – Our Red Hook State of Mind

In this month’s story about the Red Hook Coalition, we describe the genesis of the Coalition as being a $100,000 grant offered by the Brooklyn Community Foundation, following Sandy. Some quick thinking community minded Red Hookers got together and formed … Continue reading

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Star-Revue wins prestigious statewide award

The annual convention of the NYS Press Association (NYPA) was held this past weekend. NYPA is the trade association for community newspapers, and around 500 reporters, photographers, editors and publishers from over 150 different papers, attended the event. The Red … Continue reading

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Editorial: Coalition needs even more presence

A few weeks ago we were contacted by the Red Hook Coalition. Nahisha McCoy sent an email inviting us to their first community input meeting. We are happy that this Coalition, bearing the name of our community, has finally come … Continue reading

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Editorial: Calling for a stronger Civic Association

Last Friday, Public Advocate Leticia James named Carlos Menchaca the Red Hook representative to oversee the Request for Proposal procedures regarding the Long Island College Hospital (LICH). He joins the Cobble Hill Association, the Brooklyn Heights Association, the Boerum Hill … Continue reading

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This editorial is not really about the BASIS school

Well, it kind of is. It seems to be consensus that Red Hook is about to see some sort of seismic change – from the somewhat sleepy backwater community that is hard to get to, under populated, with a legacy … Continue reading

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The Star-Revue Red Hook wish list for 2014, by George Fiala

This year marks five years of publishing the Star-Revue. I did not grow up in Red Hook, nor did I live here for years and then decide to start a paper. It was shortly after moving my business from one … Continue reading

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