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Thursday July 28, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN — Ribbon Cut for New Bank: Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce’s Secretary Martha Holstein (center) and the executives from the Brooklyn Chamber … Full Article

Fort Hamilton Garrison changes commanders

On a sunny summer morning at the Engeldrum Bluff at Fort Hamilton Army Base, Col. Joseph D. Davidson, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hamilton commander, relinquished command to Col. Peter Sicoli in a change-of-command ceremony that took place on July 27.  In the same ceremony, Command Sgt. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Library closes, interim library opens on Remsen Street

After a prolonged fight by advocacy groups to keep it open, the Brooklyn Heights Library at 280 Cadman Plaza West closed its doors at the end of the day on Tuesday and was set to open an interim site in the refurbished social room of Our Lady of Lebanon Church, 109 Remsen St., at 10 a.m. on … Full Article

Bay Ridge, Sunset Park ready for National Night Out

National Night Out, an event which started out 32 years ago as a defiant call for law abiding citizens to take their streets back from criminals, has evolved over the ensuing decades into a celebration of the police-community partnership that has helped lower the crime rate in the U.S. … Full Article

NYC DEP investigating Bay Ridge sinkhole

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is investigating to determine the cause of a partial street collapse on 79th Street in Bay Ridge that left a large hole in the middle of the roadway on Tuesday. No one was injured. … Full Article

Bratton says he won't remain NYPD commissioner past 2017

Law enforcement heavyweight William Bratton confirmed on Monday that he will not remain head of the NYPD past the end of Mayor Bill de Blasio's first term in 2017. … Full Article

Monday July 25, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN — Heat Strikes Northeast: Tourists and other pedestrians brave temperatures in the low 90s as they walk across the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday. … Full Article

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