Thursday, November 20, 2014

P.S. 8 Meeting Tonight; Brooklyn Strand Meeting Tonight; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Meeting about overcrowding at P.S. 8 in Brooklyn Heights, tonight, Nov. 20, Plymouth Church. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Why the plastic shopping bag tax is a bad idea. [Bag the Tax

- The Rev Al defended himself on ICH against a report of alleged financial negligence. [NY1]

- Review the plan for ‘Brooklyn Strand,’ which seeks to unify green space from Boro Hall to DUMBO. CB2 meeting on Nov. 20. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Transportation Alt says Jay Street is dangerous and scary. [Brooklyn Paper]

- Community Boards 6 and 7 are sponsoring a presentation by the NYC DOT about the Gowanus Connector (Greenway) on Thurs., Dec 11, 6:30pm at the SIMS Recycling Facility, 472 2nd Ave. & 29th St., Brooklyn.

- University basketball team rescued after being stranded on a bus in a snowstorm for 24 hours upstate. [ABC]

- A Utah lawmaker concerned about government spying on its citizens is questioning whether city water service should be cut off to a massive National Security Agency data storage facility outside Salt Lake City. [AP]

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