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Monthly Press Releases 2014

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December





 

 

September

 

 

September 17th

BP ADAMS HOSTS EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FORUM TO PREPARE BROOKLYNITES FOR FUTURE DISASTER SCENARIOS

September 17th

BP ADAMS CELEBRATES RETURN OF NINTH ANNUAL BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL TO BROOKLYN BOROUGH HALL AND PLAZA

September 16th

BP ADAMS UNVEILS LEGISLATION USING VANITY LICENSE PLATES TO FUND FIGHT AGAINST CHILDHOOD CANCER AT BROOKLYN BOROUGH HALL “GO GOLD” LIGHTING CEREMONY

September 15th

BP ADAMS ANNOUNCES OVER $3 MILLION IN FY15 CAPITAL FUNDING TOWARDS EDUCATION INVESTMENT ACROSS BROOKLYN

September 15th

BP ADAMS LEADS COALITION OF ELECTED OFFICIALS URGING MTA TO RESTORE EXPRESS SERVICE ON F TRAIN IN BROOKLYN

September 11th

BP ADAMS ANNOUNCES BROOKLYN BOROUGH HALL TO “GO GOLD” ALL NEXT WEEK FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

September 11th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE SEPTEMBER 11TH ATTACKS

September 5th

BP ADAMS HONORS SEPTEMBER'S "HEROES OF THE MONTH", TWO OF NEW YORK'S FINEST WHO SAVED A CHOKING INFANT IN BENSONHURST

September 5th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF FEDERAL FUNDING FOR SANDY-RELATED NYCHA REPAIRS

September 4th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF BROOKLYNITE JOAN RIVERS

September 2nd

BP ADAMS SHOWS SUPPORT FOR OVARIAN CANCER SURVIVORS BY LIGHTING BOROUGH HALL TEAL FOR FIRST WEEK OF SEPTEMBER

September 1st

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE CELEBRATION OF LABOR DAY


August

 


August 29th

BP ADAMS TO SERVE AS GRAND MARSHAL FOR THE 47TH ANNUAL WEST INDIAN DAY PARADE, NYC’S LARGEST PARADE AND HERITAGE CELEBRATION

August 28th

BP ADAMS PROMOTES THE BROOKLYN BRAND WITH NEARLY $7 MILLION IN CAPITAL SPENDING FOR LIBRARIES AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS

August 28th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE PARTISAN POLITICS OF SBA PRESIDENT MULLINS

August 28th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE DE BLASIO ADMINISTRATION’S PRE-K EXPANSION EFFORTS

August 26th

BP ADAMS ANNOUNCES OVER $5 MILLION TO IMPROVE CITY PARKS ACROSS BROOKLYN IN FISCAL YEAR 2015

August 26th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE SBA’S OPPOSITION TO BROOKLYN HOSTING THE 2016 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION

August 25th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON TRESPASSERS ATOP THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE

August 22nd

BP ADAMS AND SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDS UNION CALL ATTENTION TO UNSAFE TRAFFIC CONDITIONS FOR THE ELDERLY AT EVENT HONORING BROOKLYN’S CENTENARIANS

August 20th

BP ADAMS PROMOTES BROOKLYN’S BRAND BY ANNOUNCING THE “BROOKLYN MADE” CERTIFICATION

August 20th

BP ADAMS SALUTES BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL’S INCOMING CLASS AS THE FALL SEMESTER COMMENCES IN BROOKLYN

August 19th

BP ADAMS MARCHES FOR RELIGIOUS UNITY WITH JEWISH, CHRISTIAN, AND MUSLIM LEADERS AT GATHERING IN CROWN HEIGHTS

August 19th

BP ADAMS ENDS SUMMER JAM CONCERTS ON A HIGH NOTE WITH GOSPEL CONCERT AND HEALTH FAIR AT WINGATE PARK

August 15th

BP ADAMS HONORS NEW YORK'S BRAVEST AS HIS INAUGURAL "HEROES OF THE MONTH" FOR SAVING THE LIVES OF THREE CHILDREN

August 14th

BP ADAMS ANNOUNCES OVER $3 MILLION TO ADVANCE AFFORDABLE HOUSING ACROSS BROOKLYN IN FISCAL YEAR 2015

August 12th

BP ADAMS ADVOCATES FOR GREATER MASS TRANSIT INVESTMENT IN BROOKLYN AT MTA CAPITAL PLAN HEARING

August 11th

BP ADAMS TAKES ON ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE

August 8th

BP ADAMS CALLS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING AT SITE OF BROWNSVILLE COMMUNITY JUSTICE CENTER IN LATEST LAND USE RECOMMENDATIONS

August 6th

BP ADAMS PROMOTES ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY AND COMMUNITY PRIDE AT UNVEILING OF GREENEST BLOCK IN BROOKLYN AWARDS

August 5th

BP ADAMS SPREADS LOVE, THE BROOKLYN WAY, WITH THE FIRST-EVER “INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FRIENDSHIP”

August 1st

BP ADAMS HOSTS PROCUREMENT FAIR TO HELP CONNECT UNDERSERVED BROOKLYN M/W/LBE BUSINESSES TO CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITIES, INCLUDING BUILD IT BACK PROJECTS

 

July

 



July 30th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON NYCERS’ SUPPORT OF THE $350M FUND TO CREATE CITYWIDE AFFORDABLE HOUSING

July 30th

BP ADAMS MEETS WITH FDNY COMMISSIONER NIGRO TO DISCUSS COLLABORATION, DIVERSITY AND PREVENTATIVE SAFETY

July 26th

BP ADAMS DEMONSTRATES HEALTHY COOKING IN ORDER TO “CUT THE SALT, BROOKLYN!”

July 25th

BP ADAMS CONNECTS YOUNG JAPANESE TSUNAMI SURVIVORS AND LOCAL YOUTH AFFECTED BY HURRICANE SANDY THROUGH SHARED LOVE OF BASEBALL

July 24th

BP ADAMS TO CELEBRATE BROOKLYN’S GLOBAL CULTURE AND DIVERSITY AT HIS FIRST ANNUAL “INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FRIENDSHIP” CELEBRATION

July 22nd

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE FLYING OF A WHITE FLAG ATOP THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE

July 17th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD LABOR AGREEMENT

July 16th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE DE BLASIO ADMINISTRATION’S INVESTMENT IN DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN

July 16th

BP ADAMS ANNOUNCES ROLE AS HOST OF 2014 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CONCERT SERIES

July 15th

BP ADAMS TO HOST EDUCATIONAL DIALOGUE ON “RIGHTSIZING” POLICY WITH HPD COMMISSIONER BEEN

July 12th

BP ADAMS PITCHES BROOKLYN AS SITE FOR 2016 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION TO DELEGATES

July 7th

IN WAKE OF FIVE DROWNING DEATHS IN THREE WEEKS, BP ADAMS URGES PROPER WATER SAFETY FOR BROOKLYNITES

July 6th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF TWO-YEAR-OLD RUHSHONA KURBONOVA

July 6th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF FDNY LIEUTENANT GORDON MATTHEW AMBELAS

July 3rd

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE CELEBRATION OF INDEPENDENCE DAY

 

June

 


June 30th

BP ADAMS AND MUSIC BRINGS LIFE HOST SUMMER MUSIC SERIES, FEATURING GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ARTIST SHAGGY, TO ENCOURAGE BLOOD DONATIONS


June 30th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE RECOVERY OF KIDNAPPED ISRAELI TEENAGERS’ BODIES

June 28th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE OBSERVANCE OF RAMADAN

June 27th

IN ADVANCE OF JULY 4TH, BP ADAMS CELEBRATES MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT’S MILITARY SERVICE AND PTSD ADVOCACY

June 26th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE PASSAGE OF THE MUNICIPAL ID CARD PROGRAM IN THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL

June 25th

BP ADAMS TO LIGHT BOROUGH HALL IN RED, WHITE AND BLUE TO CHEER ON TEAM USA’S WORLD CUP RUN

June 24th

BP ADAMS PROCLAIMS “DO THE RIGHT THING” WAY ON 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF SEMINAL BROOKLYN-BASED FILM

June 19th

BP ADAMS GALVANIZES CITYWIDE CALL FOR PROTECTION OF INDUSTRIAL BUSINESS ZONES

June 15th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE CELEBRATION OF FATHER'S DAY

June 11th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE INSTALLATION OF SECURITY CAMERAS AT NYCHA’S BOULEVARD HOUSES

June 9th

BP ADAMS RAISES LGBT FLAG AT BOROUGH HALL TO KICKOFF BROOKLYN PRIDE WEEK

June 8th

BP ADAMS SERVES AS GRAND MARSHAL FOR BROOKLYN PRIDE’S 18TH ANNUAL PRIDE CELEBRATION

June 6th

BP ADAMS CELEBRATES BROOKLYN DAY BY COMBATING YOUTH OBESITY WITH FREE RECREATION CELEBRATION FOR FAMILIES

June 6th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE BID FOR BROOKLYN TO HOST THE 2016 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION

June 5th

BP ADAMS PROCLAIMS CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH AT BOROUGH HALL

June 4th

BP ADAMS JOINS EAST NEW YORK STABBING VICTIMS' PARENTS TO ANNOUNCE $50K DONATION FROM WESTERN BEEF TOWARD REWARD FOR APPREHENSION OF SUSPECT

 

May

 


May 29th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE AWARDING OF CONTRACTORS FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF THE KOSCIUSZKO BRIDGE

May 27th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON COMPTROLLER DINAPOLI’S ECONOMIC SNAPSHOT OF BROOKLYN

May 26th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY

May 22nd

BP ADAMS LEADS DELEGATION ON VISIT TO CHINA, ADVANCING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM

May 20th

BP ADAMS HOLDS OPEN CALL FOR CULTURAL EMISSARIES TO UPCOMING INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FRIENDSHIP

May 18th

BP ADAMS COMMEMORATES HAITIAN FLAG DAY WITH CELEBRATIONS ACROSS BROOKLYN

May 16th

BP ADAMS PROCLAIMS NATIONAL EMS WEEK WITH FDNY LEADERSHIP

May 16th

BP ADAMS HOSTS FIRST-EVER CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION AT BOROUGH HALL

May 15th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE DEADLY MINE EXPLOSION IN TURKEY

May 14th

BP ADAMS LAUNCHES LUNCHTIME SCHOOL CONCERT SERIES

May 8th

BP ADAMS BEGINS DISTRIBUTION OF FREE CRIBS TO FAMILIES IN NEED, TACKLING NEWBORN HEALTH AND SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME AHEAD OF MOTHER’S DAY

May 7th

BP ADAMS VOLUNTEERS BY EXAMPLE, LEADING OVER HALF OF BOROUGH HALL INTO COMMUNITIES FOR DAY OF SERVICE

May 4th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON ANTI-SEMITIC GRAFFITI IN BOROUGH PARK

May 2nd

BP ADAMS PROPOSES UPZONING OF BROADWAY CORRIDOR TO ACHIEVE CITY’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING GOALS


April

 


April 30th

BP ADAMS PROPOSES BROOKLYN BOROUGH HALL AS PROCESSING CENTER SITE FOR LANDMARK MUNICIPAL ID PROGRAM

April 24th

BP ADAMS CELEBRATES TAKE OUR DAUGHTERS AND SONS TO WORK DAY AT BOROUGH HALL

April 24th

BP ADAMS ANNOUNCES OUTREACH SESSION AT BOROUGH HALL TO ADDRESS TAX LIEN ISSUES

April 24th

BP ADAMS URGES HPD COMMISSIONER BEEN TO CEASE "DOWNSIZING" OF SECTION 8 TENANTS

April 22nd

BP ADAMS INVITES BROOKLYNITES TO BRING CHILDREN TO BOROUGH HALL FOR PICTURES ON TAKE OUR DAUGHTERS AND SONS TO WORK DAY

April 22nd

BP ADAMS ANNOUNCES FREE STOP ‘N’ SWAP COMMUNITY REUSE EVENT AT BOROUGH HALL

April 19th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO ANTI-BROOKLYN PROFANITY BY TORONTO RAPTORS GM

April 18th

BP ADAMS ANNOUNCES “ART OF THE 5 BROOKLYN” LAUNCH AT BOROUGH HALL

April 18th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE OBSERVANCE OF EASTER

April 17th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF FORMER DEPUTY MAYOR BASIL PATERSON

April 16th

BP ADAMS CONVENES NEW ENERGY TASKFORCE TO ADVANCE A SUSTAINABLE BROOKLYN

April 14th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE OBSERVANCE OF PASSOVER

April 13th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE TRAGIC SHOOTING NEAR KANSAS CITY

April 13th

BP ADAMS PLANS TO TRANSFORM BROOKLYN'S OLDEST PUBLIC BUILDING INTO ENERGY-EFFICIENT ICON

April 11th

BP ADAMS HOSTS GARIFUNA HERITAGE CELEBRATION

April 11th

BP ADAMS HOSTS JOB FAIR FOR LOW INCOME BROOKLYNITES

April 10th

BP ADAMS TEAMS UP WITH YOUTH BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL LEADERS AT BOROUGH HALL

April 9th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF NYPD OFFICER DENNIS GUERRA

April 4th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON FORMER BP MARKOWITZ JOINING NYC & COMPANY

April 4th

BP ADAMS TO PARTICIPATE IN FIRST EXTERNAL TOWN HALL

April 2nd

BP ADAMS SETS PUBLIC POLICY AGENDA IN FIRST LAND USE RECOMMENDATIONS

March

 


March 31st

BP ADAMS LAUNCHES BOROUGH-WIDE FINANCIAL LITERACY INITIATIVE WITH MONTH OF EMPOWERMENT EVENTS

March 27th

BP ADAMS HOSTS GREEK HERITAGE RECEPTION AT BOROUGH HALL

March 24th

BP ADAMS HOSTS COMMISSIONER BRATTON FOR MEET AND GREET WITH BROOKLYNITES

March 20th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON SIGNING OF EARNED SICK TIME ACT

March 19th

BP ADAMS CELEBRATES IRISH CULTURE BY HOSTING ST. PATRICK’S DAY BREAKFAST

March 12th

BP ADAMS ANNOUNCES 15TH ANNUAL CENTRAL BROOKLYN JAZZ FESTIVAL

March 11th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON DEDICATED UPK TAX FUNDING COMMITMENT BY ASSEMBLY DEMOCRATS

March 7th

BP ADAMS AND CM GENTILE JOINT STATEMENT ON NEW SUPPORT FOR COMMUNITY FIGHT AGAINST VERRAZANO BRIDGE TOLL DISPARITY

March 7th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE COMMON CORE STANDARDS

March 3rd

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON BROOKLYN'S 2014 OSCAR WINNERS


February

 


February 28th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON NEW NYPD TRAINING REFORMS REGARDING POLICE-COMMUNITY RELATIONS

February 23rd

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE TRAGIC DEATH OF A CROWN HEIGHTS PEDESTRIAN

February 23rd

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE BROOKLYN NETS SIGNING THE FIRST OPENLY GAY PLAYER IN THE NBA

February 20th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON SETTLEMENT FOR FUTURE OF LONG ISLAND COLLEGE HOSPITAL

February 14th

BP ADAMS CELEBRATES LOVE AT BOROUGH HALL’S SWEETHEARTS CELEBRATION

February 13th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE MEDICAID WAIVER DEAL FOR BROOKLYN HOSPITALS

February 13th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE TRAGIC DEATHS OF BROOKLYNITES DUE TO SNOW REMOVAL VEHICLES

February 12th

BP ADAMS AND DEPUTY BP REYNA JOIN KOREAN DRY CLEANERS TO DONATE CLOTHING TO HOMELESS

February 10th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON MAYOR DE BLASIO’S 2014 STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS

February 8th

BP ADAMS AND CM GENTILE ANNOUNCE RESOLUTION ADDRESSING VERRAZANO BRIDGE TOLL DISPARITY (w/photos)

February 7th

BP ADAMS CONVENES MEETING AT BOROUGH HALL TO PRIORITIZE PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IN BROOKLYN (w/photo)

February 6th

BP ADAMS BROADCASTS PROPOSALS FOR FUTURE OF LICH (w/photos)

February 4th

BP ADAMS TO BROADCAST PROPOSALS FOR FUTURE OF LICH
(BOROUGH HALL AND BRIC/BROOKLYN INDEPENDENT MEDIA TO COLLABORATE ON INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EFFORT TOMORROW)

 

January

 


January 31st

BP ADAMS COMMEMORATES UNVEILING OF USPS STAMP FOR SHIRLEY CHISHOLM (w/photos)

January 30th

BP ADAMS CELEBRATES 25th ANNIVERSARY OF IFETAYO CULTURAL ARTS ACADEMY (w/photos)

January 28th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THE REOPENING OF THE LICH RFP PROCESS

January 24th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON THREAT TO SENIOR AND DAYCARE FACILITIES AT 211 AINSLIE STREET

January 23th

BP ADAMS CELEBRATES HEROIC RESCUE OF YOUNG BROOKLYNITE FROM BOROUGH PARK MANHOLE (w/photos)

January 15th

BP ADAMS STATEMENT ON MAYOR DE BLASIO’S ‘VISION ZERO’ PLAN

January 5th

BP ADAMS CONDEMNS NEW YORK POST’S COVERAGE OF THE MURDER OF MENACHEM STARK (w/photos)

 
 



 
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