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As members of the press gathered in anticipation, MTA New York City Transit President Carmen Bianco, NYU Vice President of Government Affairs and Community Engagement Alicia Hurley and New York Tra … Full Article

Time capsule unveiled by MTA in Brooklyn

As members of the press gathered in anticipation, MTA New York City Transit President Carmen Bianco, NYU Vice President of Government Affairs and Community Engagement Alicia Hurley and New York Transit Museum Director Gabrielle Shubert hosted a ceremony during which a time capsule was unearthed i … Full Article

De Blasio unveils Digital.NYC: An online hub for City’s tech ecosystem

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday unveiled Digital.NYC, a first-of-its-kind online platform that will serve as a centralized hub for the city’s tech ecosystem. … Full Article

Wednesday Oct. 1: Our World In Pictures

MYANMAR — Fishermen Enjoy Blue Skies: An ethnic Inntha fishermen on boats use their fishing net in Inlay lake, Nyaung Shwe township, southern Shan State, Myanmar, on Wednesday. … Full Article

DEP announces more than $5 million in funding for green projects

New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Emily Lloyd on Tuesday encouraged community groups, non-profits and property owners to apply for the more than $5 million in new funding that the department is making available for green projects through the 2014 Green  … Full Article

Brooklyn Women’s Exchange celebrates 160 years

Before Etsy, there was the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange. The cozy shop, which houses the oldest continuously-operated women's charitable organization in Brooklyn, celebrated its 160th Anniversary on Monday. … Full Article

As both transit hub and retreat, historic Brooklyn Heights held prominence

Once again, the sun shone on Betsy as she sat on Boerum Place. A double decker bus dating from 1931, Betsy was part of this year’s display at the New York Transit Museum’s 21st Annual Bus Festival this past Sunday. … Full Article

Brooklyn puts it in writing, ‘We support Fort Hamilton troops’

The U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton was established in 1825 and has honored many military traditions over the past 189 years. … Full Article

Tuesday Sept. 30: Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN — Neil Diamond Performs at His Former Brooklyn High School: Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond performs at his former high school, Erasmus Hall High School, for his first-ever performance in his hometown in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Monday. … Full Article

George Shuba, former Brooklyn Dodger, dead at 89

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio— George "Shotgun" Shuba, a member of the 1955 World Series champion Brooklyn Dodgers who was best known for offering a congratulatory handshake to minor league teammate Jackie Robinson, died Monday. He was 89. … Full Article

Gravesend corner named in memory of FDNY hero

A Gravesend street corner now bears the name of a firefighter who worked on the recovery effort at the World Trade Center in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks and who later contracted cancer. … Full Article

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