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84th Precinct Cop of the Month honored

Police Officer Michael Chapman was recently named the 84th Precinct Community Council’s Cop of the Month. On Sept. 29, P.O. Chapman and his partner were on routine patrol when they heard shots fired near the corner of Nassau and Navy streets near the Farragut Houses. … Full Article
 

Friends of Brooklyn Heights Branch Library to hold 20th Anniversary gala fundraiser

The Friends of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library will hold its 20th Anniversary Gala Fundraiser to raise funds for the collection on Monday, Oct. … Full Article
 

Carroll Gardens resident to celebrate her 80th birthday with parachute jump

Earlier this year, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle featured an article about Carroll Gardens grandmother Carolyn Meiselbach, who parachuted from a plane 13,500 feet off the ground in upstate Gardiner, N.Y. … Full Article
 

Boaters want to help landlubbers survive the next storm

The crew of the Mary A. Whalen started storm preparations four days before Hurricane Sandy was expected to strike last October. An elementary school class had just finished its visit when the crew began clearing the deck and securing dock lines. … Full Article
 

‘What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife?’

When David Harris-Gershon’s wife Jamie was severely injured in the 2002 bombing at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, he was devastated, confused and angry. … Full Article
 

Grande Dame of historical buildings now more seductive to public visits

History lives at 128 Pierrepont St. – and now a new gift shop, classroom and galleries will make it more consumer-friendly. … Full Article
 

City pushes ahead with controversial plan for homeless shelter in Carroll Gardens

More than 1,000 residents of Carroll Gardens have signed a petition against a homeless shelter for 170 single men planned fo … Full Article
 

Futuristic automatic pay toilet coming to Downtown Brooklyn

A “cutting-edge” automatic public toilet (APT) is coming to Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

Protection of witness not a valid reason to revoke defendant’s bail, judge rules

The District Attorney’s office is not permitted to revoke a defendant’s bail on the sole grounds that it is protecting a trial witness, a Brooklyn Criminal Court judge ruled this month.  … Full Article
 

Watchtower Tunnels: Mysterious, lingering remnants of a ministerial Heights presence

The Watchtower tunnels are for real – and the city collects thousands of dollars each year for their use, Department of Finance records reveal. … Full Article
 

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