MOROCCO — Troupe Performs: A troupe charges and fire their rifles loaded with gunpowder during a national competition for Tabourida, a traditional horse riding show also known as F … Full Article

Tuesday September 12, Our World in Pictures

CUBA — Handlers Transfer Dolphins: Handlers from the Cayo Guillermo dolphinarium prepare dolphins for their transfer to the dolphinarium in Cienfuegos, located on Cuba's southern coast, just hours before the arrival of Hurricane Irma on Friday. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s terror attack hero to receive ROTC medal

Mark Kindschuh is getting a military medal after all. The young Bay Ridge man who helped save a victim’s life during a terrorist attack in London in June will be awarded the ROTC’s Medal of Heroism, according to U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer and U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Today September 12: Primary Day in NYC; Renewed Push For A Platform Park Over the BQE

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 83°, Night 61°, Mostly Sunny.
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In Williamsburg, a renewed push for a platform park over the BQE

Walking along the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) in South Williamsburg, residents are plagued by deafening noise, polluted air and a lack of open space.   … Full Article

Solemn march remembers Brooklyn’s fallen firefighters on 9/11

Led by ceremonial motorcycles, firefighters from across the country joined together in a solemn march across the Brooklyn Bridge and Mass in Downtown Brooklyn on Monday to remember FDNY firefighters and others who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. … Full Article

Zoning, liquor licenses top Community Board 10 agenda

Community Board 10 will have a lot on its plate when members gather for their first meeting of the season on Sept. 18. … Full Article

DNA lab techniques, 1 pioneered in New York, now under fire

Two techniques for analyzing DNA evidence that were once considered cutting edge are now under fire amid questions about their reliability, and criminal defense attorneys in New York have asked a state agency to investigate the renowned lab that once used both methods. … Full Article

Monday September 11, Our World in Pictures

SPAIN — Residents Rally for Independence: Men wearing reproductions of Catalan military costumes of the 18th century shoot blaze weapons during a performance on Catalonia’s national day in Barcelona on Monday. … Full Article


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