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Man arrested after dangerous stroll on Brooklyn Bridge

Adams and Squadron: Throw the book at future Brooklyn Bridge climbers

After a Russian tourist was apprehended climbing on the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and state Sen. … Full Article
 

Primary focus: After initial rejection, Biviano gets a seat at Brooklyn 52nd Assembly debate

Doug Biviano, running for the 52nd Assembly District against Jo Anne Simon and Peter Sikora, argued his way into NY1’s televised debate set for  7 p.m. Monday night after being initially excluded due to his campaign’s lack of financial filings. … Full Article
 

Calls for renewed remembrance at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument

“Keep in mind that in 1908, at the one year commemoration of this monument, there were 20,000 people in attendance, including military regiments and civilian personnel,” said Society of Old Brooklynites member Daniel Cardona. “At the 100 year anniversary in 2008, there were only 200 people.” … Full Article
 
 

Russian tourist charged after climbing up Brooklyn Bridge

A Russian tourist climbed to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge to take pictures for fun in the landmark's second security breach in a month, authorities said Monday. Yaroslav Kolchin was charged with reckless endangerment, trespassing and disorderly conduct. … Full Article
 

Clarke: Pentagon’s new hair policy respects diversity

The military has done an about-face on its controversial policy governing hairstyles worn by troops and U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke is praising the change as a move that respects the diversity of the men and women in uniform. … Full Article
 

Obituary: Caro Heller, Brooklyn artist who reunited families, dies at 80

Caroline Watkins Heller, known as Caro, died Sunday, August 17 at her home in Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

NYPD: Brooklyn Bridge flags back on US soil

The two American flags swiped from the Brooklyn Bridge and replaced with white ones are back on U.S. soil. New York Police Department spokesman Sgt. Carlos Nieves said Friday that the flags are in the United States. He did not know their exact location.
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Picked to finish last, LIU Brooklyn men’s soccer looks to defy expectations

When LIU Brooklyn men's soccer coach T.J. Kostecky heard that his team was picked to finish last in the Northeast Conference this season in a recent coach's poll he laughed. … Full Article
 

Green-Wood, Brooklyn Historical Society to unveil Battle of Brooklyn map

A one-of-a-kind Revolutionary War map used in battle by Lieutenant-General Hugh Percy, a British division commander at the Battle of Brooklyn, will be unveiled at Green-Wood Cemetery on Sunday, Aug. … Full Article
 

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