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Chamber to celebrate 'Legends of Brooklyn’

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce will host its 2013 Annual Gala on Dec. 18 at El Caribe Country Club in Mill Basin.  … Full Article

Canarsie vigil will mark Superstorm anniversary

Brooklyn residents will mark the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy with an interfaith service and candlelight vigil. The event will be held Tuesday evening in Canarsie Park. The ceremony will honor those who died and celebrate the resilience of the community.  … Full Article

Woman dies in 3-vehicle crash in Brooklyn

Police say a woman has died following a crash at a Brooklyn intersection that involved two cars and a tractor-trailer. The crash occurred around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday at Foster and Ralph avenues, in the 63rd Precinct. … Full Article

Golden offers free flu shots to senior citizens

If you’re a senior citizen and you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet this season, a Brooklyn lawmaker is giving you a chance to become inoculated against the bug. … Full Article

Brooklyn woman defends right to go topless

A Brooklyn burlesque dancer has filed suit against the New York City Police Department after she was issued a summons for sunbathing topless in a Gravesend park. … Full Article

Gerritsen Beach Library reopens after Hurricane Sandy

Following massive damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, Gerritsen Beach Library reopened to the community on Monday. At a ceremony held in the newly opened branch, Brooklyn Public Library staff and leadership were joined by Gerritsen Beach community members. … Full Article

Coalition to rally for jobs at SUNY Downstate on Thursday

Central Brooklyn residents plan to rally to save vital health care services at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in East Flatbush on Thursday. More than 200 SUNY Downstate employees will be losing their jobs later this month as cash-strapped Downstate restructures. … Full Article

Young man in Brooklyn killed by model helicopter

A 19-year-old remote-controlled helicopter enthusiast was killed in a Brooklyn park on Thursday when the helicopter he was flying struck him in the head, the Wall Street Journ … Full Article

Lhota: Baby’s death should spur action to get guns off streets

The tragic shooting death of a Brooklyn baby in his stroller “sends chills through the spines of every New Yorker,” Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota said. Reacting to the baby’s death, Lhota said the deadly incident should spur officials to get guns off city streets. … Full Article

Bullet that killed Brooklyn tot was meant for his dad: Cops

Police investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy shot in the head in his stroller said Monday they believe his father was the target. … Full Article


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