Monday, April 27, 2015

Brooklyn Backpackers Missing in Nepal Earthquake; Receiver for Deitsch's Park Slope Senior Home; and More Briefs

- Brooklyn backpackers among missing after avalanche triggered by Nepal earthquake strikes Mount Everest base camp. [NY Daily News]

- Judge appoints receiver for beleaguered Park Slope assisted living facility, Prospect Park Residence, removing control from much-reviled owner Haysha Deitsch. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- DA busts cocaine ring in Downtown Brooklyn. [NY1]

- Demonstrators march across Brooklyn Bridge to demand fair treatment of officer who shot Akai Gurley. [PIX11]

- The MetroTech BID plans to expand to include Forest City Ratner's Atlantic Center Call. [Atlantic Yards Report]

- CB2 exec. commmitee to consider the Brooklyn Heights “Slow Zone," a proposal to close Joralemon Street to through traffic at Furman, and an extension of the bike lane on Schermerhorn Street. [BHB ]

- Judge partially halts construction of Pierhouse project in Brooklyn Bridge Park. [Brooklyn Eagle]

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