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NYC’s first possible coronavirus case being tested by CDC

The NYC Department of Health said on Saturday that a city resident who fell ill after returning from mainland China is at Bellevue Hospital, getting testing for the novel coronavirus. The individual, who is under 40 years old, has been hospitalized in stable condition. Testing to confirm the presence of the virus will take a … The post NYC’s first possible coronavirus case being tested by CDC appeared first on Brooklyn Eagle.

Measles cases rise to 566 citywide, but the disease slows down in Sunset Park

The number of confirmed measles cases in New York City has risen to 566, up 31 since May 28. The epidemic, mostly contained to the Orthodox Jewish community in Williamsburg, has continued to spread in Sunset Park with 13 cases, but at a slower pace, with only one person contracting the disease in the last week. Assistant Speaker of the Assembly Felix Ortiz held a press conference on Friday afternoon with Sunset Park doctors to let residents know that help is available. The doctors reiterated the importance of vaccinations and outlined some of the dangers of the disease. Dr…

Teresa’s to Re-Open Tomorrow Morning?

The Brooklyn Paper reports that popular neighborhood eatery Teresa’s was closed Tuesday by order of the Health Department because of “evidence of mice inside, and … that the kitchen’s setup did not adequately protect food from contamination.” However, this afternoon the yellow Health Department sign was gone, and in its place was a hand-lettered sign saying the restaurant was “closed for maintenance” and would re-open tomorrow (Friday) morning.

BQE and Mega-Jail Dominate BHA Annual Meeting

It was standing room only at the Founders Hall Auditorium of St. Francis College for Tuesday’s Annual Meeting of the Brooklyn Heights Association. As the Eagle’s Mary Frost reports, BHA President Martha Bakos Dietz said the BHA had submitted to the City’s Department of Transportation an alternative plan that would avoid putting a temporary six lane highway in the present location of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and that the DOT has said it is considering this alternative, as well as “three to five others.” Ms. Dietz also announced that the BHA will hold a town hall meeting on the BQE …

Patients Struggle To Find A Good Dentist In The Local Area?

Finding the right dentist is important and can be a challenging task considering the several practices offering similar services. Here are recommendations on where to look: Patients Struggle To Find A Good Dentist In The Local Area?Click To Tweet – Seek references from colleagues or family who can honestly tell you about a dentist they trust, their personality and location. – Ask for recommendation from your current dentist who will refer you to a dentist they know in case you are relocating to a new destination. For further information please visit the denture repair website – Your family doctor is a great reference to recommend a dentist they know will be good for you. They are most likely to know of a dentist’s…

Simon Says: Talk to Neighbors; Examine Data; Review EIS for BQE Renovation

As expected, Thursday’s “Java with Jo Anne” event, with State Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon at One Girl Cookies in DUMBO, drew a number of Brooklyn Heights residents eager to question Ms. Simon’s stance concerning the City Department of Transportation’s plan to construct a temporary six lane highway in the present location of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Simon was booed and heckled at the rally on the Promenade last Saturday for not declaring herself opposed…