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New York City was a sea of pink this past weekend, as nearly 3,000 participants joined in the epic two-day, 39.3 mile 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer New York, which raised $7 million for b … Full Article

Thousands join epic 39-mile Avon NYC walk to fight breast cancer

New York City was a sea of pink this past weekend, as nearly 3,000 participants joined in the epic two-day, 39.3 mile 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer New York, which raised $7 million for breast cancer research, screening, education and treatment. … Full Article
Montague Street Didn't Look Better, See Why

VIDEO: A look at how Montague Street remains fresh

In honor of our month-long celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Brooklyn Heights Press, we went to what we consider the epicenter of The Heights: Montague Street. … Full Article

Monday Oct. 20: Our World In Pictures

INDIA — Officer Performs Daredevil Stunt Through Ring of Fire: A member of Shwet Ashw, the motorcycle display team of the Indian army, jumps through a fire ring as he performs a daredevil stunt during the platinum jubilee celebrations of Corps of Military Police in Ba … Full Article

Mayor de Blasio rents out his Brooklyn home

New York's First Family has rented out their Brooklyn home. A spokeswoman for Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray confirmed they received their asking price of $4,975 a month. … Full Article

Pratt student jumps to her death in Brooklyn

An art student at Pratt Institute jumped from a Brooklyn residence hall late Wednesday, sources told the Brooklyn Eagle. An NYPD spokesperson said there was “no criminality involved.” Mareena Jacob, 20,  jumped from a terrace on Willoughby Ave. at about 6 p.m. … Full Article

Son of Brooklyn court clerk paralyzed after motorcycle accident

Michael LaRose Jr. was on his motorcycle on a four-lane highway, on his way to work in Seattle last July, when a car coming in the opposite direction made a left turn and hit him head on. That day changed his life and his family members’ lives forever. … Full Article

Xaverian grad getting Navy vessel into ship shape

Seaman James P. Mallon, a 1997 graduate of Xaverian High School in Bay Ridge, is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a hand-selected crew charged with bringing the Navy’s newest and most advanced amphibious assault ship into service. … Full Article

Abbate says state may have to step in to stop home conversions

New York State may have to step in to stop the so-called illegal home conversions that are taking place at an epidemic rate in the Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights area, according to Assembly member Peter Abbate, who told residents at a political forum that legislation could be the next step. … Full Article

DOT, NYPD, TLC, elected officials announce 25 days to 25 mph campaign

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Polly Trottenberg, NYPD Transportation Chief Thomas Chan and Taxi & Limousine Commissioner (TLC) Meera Joshi on Wednesday announced the city's 25 Days to 25 mph campaign in advance of the new default speed limit lowering  … Full Article

Wednesday Oct. 15: Our World In Pictures

PHILIPPINES — Filipino Protesters Demand Washington Hand Over Marine Accused in Killing:  Protesters, mostly supporters of LGBT (Lesbians Gays Bisexuals and Transgenders) display their messages during a rally at the Department of Foreign Affairs to demand … Full Article

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