Bed-Stuy residents upset over halfway house opening

Residents in Bedford-Stuyvesant are upset over a new halfway house opening in their community.The facility, located on Saratoga Avenue, will house felons who have been

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - Residents in Bedford-Stuyvesant are upset over a new halfway house opening in their community.

The facility, located on Saratoga Avenue, will house felons who have been released from prison, allowing them to re-integrate with society.

Residents are upset that they were never notified that the facility was being opened and claim there are already too many shelters in the community.

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