Category Archives: Red Hook Houses

Oversight meeting uncovers mold and money shortages, by George Fiala

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer brought his traveling Sandy Oversight show to the auditorium of PS 15 Tuesday evening.   Flanked by three of his deputies, by Councilman Carlos Menchaca and by the Mayor’s director of Housing Recovery, Amy Peterson,  Stringer announced … Continue reading

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Daniel Cruz remembered in funeral service, by George Fiala

Daniel Cruz’s funeral service was held Monday night in the Rockaways, where he grew up. A loving crowd of about one hundred friends and family members filled the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church to celebrate Danny’s life of forty years. Cruz … Continue reading

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Emergency Meeting called in Red Hook, by George Fiala

People in Red Hook are slowly to understand that the closing of Long Island College Hospital is a disaster for Red Hook. A tragic combination of news about a death that followed a half hour or more wait for an ambulance, plus … Continue reading

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Red Hook resident dies after delayed ambulance response, by George Fiala

Wednesday evening, May 21, Danny Cruz Jr. was busy making dinner for his three girls, Tea, 14; Savanna 12 and the youngest, Angel. Dinner was  hamburgers and potato puffs. He loved making dinner, helping his wife Tynisha, who works during … Continue reading

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Lillie Marshall fields housing complaints at monthly tenant meeting, by George Fiala

If you live in the Red Hook West Houses, you are eligible to become a voting member of the Red Hook West Tenant Association, and have President Lillie Marshall help you with NYCHA issues. Another major benefit is being part of … Continue reading

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Help a Red Hook family in need – UPDATED

There was a Red Hook family in need last week – the community responded! Just below is an update from the Justice Center…   On Friday, Ms. Quinones was able to get the keys for her new apartment – a … Continue reading

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BASIS School to open in Red Hook this fall, by George Fiala

The BASIS Independent School received permission to run a Red Hook School at a March 25 hearing of the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA). The school, which will be located at 556 Columbia Street, is located in an IBZ … Continue reading

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