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GERMANY – Leaders Meet to Discuss Coalition: German Chancellor and Chairwoman of the German Christian Democratic Union party Angela Merkel and Horst Seehofer, chairman of the Chris … 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

Brooklyn Today September 11: 5 Years Post-Sandy, Red Hook Houses Get Some Help

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 75°, Night 60°, Mostly Sunny.
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Brooklyn victims honored at Borough Hall 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams joined victims’ families and first responders at his third annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall to honor those lost on that tragic day nearly 16 years ago. … Full Article

5 years post-Sandy, NYCHA begins massive resiliency project at Red Hook Houses

It’s been five years since Superstorm Sandy ravaged the city, and on Tuesday, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) broke ground on a $63 million project to replace all 28 roofs at Red Hook Houses. … Full Article

Gentile, Dept. of Sanitation announce trash collection program for large items

In an effort to curb residents’ confusion on how to properly dispose of large bulk items such as air conditioners, refrigerators and mattresses, City Councilmemember Vincent Gentile (Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights-Bensonhurst) held a news conference on Friday to discuss his new citywide trash coll … Full Article

Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund still at work

In the days leading up to the 16th anniversary of the World Trade Center terror attack, the Sept. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today September 8: Kushner Cos. Drops Out Of Deal To Buy Witnesses' Hotel

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 74°, Night 58°, Mostly Sunny.
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Friday September 8, Our World in Pictures

CUBA — Tourists Evacuate: Winds brought by Hurricane Irma blow palm trees lining the seawall in Caibarien on Friday. … Full Article

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