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Brooklyn remembers Congressman Major Owens

Tributes poured in yesterday for Major Owens, the Brooklyn Democrat who served 12 terms in the U.S. House and was credited with helping to pass the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, after it was learned that he had died at age 77. … Full Article
 

Williamsburg parents protest city’s plan to co-locate third school inside kids’ building

Parents, teachers and community members in a Hispanic section of Williamsburg say they are shocked and dismayed that the Department of Education (DOE) plans to “shoehorn” another middle school into their kids’ school building which already houses an elementary school and a middle school. … Full Article
 

Battle of Brooklyn Scavenger Hunt will take history buffs along Washington’s route

Now you can relive one of the largest battles of the American Revolution by joining the Battle of Brooklyn Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, October 26 at noon. … Full Article
 

Police officer allowed to sue for fall in city lot

A police officer who tripped and fell while pursuing a suspect in a vacant New York City lot is allowed to continue his lawsuit against the city for negligence, the Brooklyn Appellate court ruled. … Full Article
 

Bloomberg, BP banter and bask in bard's blessed words to hail long-awaited stage

Shakespeare would feel right at home. Even the trap doors in the stage floor work the way they did back in his day. … Full Article
 

Man charged with attempting to defraud a Brooklyn law enforcement agent

An Illinois man has been arrested and charged on Tuesday on allegations that he defrauded a Florida company and attempted to defraud and undercover Brooklyn law enforcement agent. … Full Article
 

Former Rep. Major Owens of Brooklyn dies at 77

Major Owens, a New York City Democrat who served 12 terms in the U.S. House and was credited with helping to pass the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, has died at age 77. … Full Article
 

Fire lieutenant to represent Brooklyn in Foot Locker Challenge

There will be more than 45,000 runners competing in this year’s New York City Marathon and there are just as many fascinating stories associated with the most famous long distance race in the world. … Full Article
 

Guards posted to protect Banksy work in Williamsburg

A Brooklyn building owner has hired security guards and installed a metal gate to protect a work by the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy. … Full Article
 

President Obama to visit Crown Heights high school Friday

President Barack Obama plans to visit Pathways in Technology Early College High School (PTECH) in Crown Heights on Friday, as Politicker reported.  … Full Article
 

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