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Harbor Defense Museum reopens at Fort Hamilton

Bay Ridge
The US Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton is steeped in history. Located on Brooklyn’s southwest waterfront in Bay Ridge, the fort was built in 1825, when the US was still a young nation. The famous names that have served there throughout its history include Robert E. … Full Article
 

Grimm changes his position on Syria strike

Bay Ridge
As congress debates whether or not to take military action against Syria, President Barack Obama learned on Thursday that he can’t count on US Rep. Michael Grimm’s vote. … Full Article
 

New era begins at St. Patrick’s in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge
Wednesday marked the beginning of the school year for thousands of children who attend Catholic schools in Brooklyn. But for the students of St. Patrick Catholic Academy in Bay Ridge in particular, it was the start of a new academic and spiritual journey. … Full Article
 

Advocates push for childhood cancer research funds

Dyker Heights
Chris King, holding his three-year-old daughter Cami in his arms, talked about how lucky his family is. “Things are looking up,” he said, as he stood in front of Saint Ephrem Catholic Church in Dyker Heights on Wednesday. … Full Article
 

Daily Beast names Malliotakis one of nine women remaking GOP

Bay Ridge
Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, who has been considered a rising star in the Republican Party ever since she surprised political pundits by capturing her assembly seat three years ago, has won praise from media superstar Tina Brown’s website, which called her one of nine women reshaping t … Full Article
 

Doctor warns: Beware of bone damage from heavy backpacks

Bensonhurst
With school set to open soon, parents are probably busy buying school supplies for their kids. One of the items on every student’s do-do list is the purchase of a new backpack to carry notebooks and textbooks. … Full Article
 

Felder keeping his office open 12 hours on primary day

Borough Park
State Sen. Simcha Felder isn’t even on the ballot on Primary Day, but he’s going to keep his district office open for 12 hours that day. … Full Article
 

World War II veteran recalls liberating Buchenwald death camp

Bensonhurst
Albert Goldberg, a member of the Greatest Generation, said the years have quickly flown by since he saw combat in World War II 70 years ago. “It seems like yesterday to me,” the Brighton Beach resident said. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn’s Arab, Muslim communities uneasy about Syria

Bay Ridge
As leaders of both parties in Congress endorsed President Obama’s call for action against Syrian President Bashar Assad, leaders of Brooklyn’s Arab and Muslim communities commented on the tense situation. … Full Article
 

NYPD Wins Greenfield Classic 24-9

Borough Park
City Councilman David Greenfield doesn’t just pass laws. He's also a sports maven! … Full Article
 

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