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New York City’s Fire Department turns 150 years old next year, and the anniversary will be celebrated with a yearlong series of special events, summer block parties, a commemorative book and other  … Full Article

Tuesday Nov. 4: Our World In Pictures

PERU — Man Digs Grave for Brother-in-Law: In this Oct. 29 photo, Dionisio Mulla digs a grave for his brother-in-law Felix Huaman in Huallhua in Peru's Ayahuanco district. … Full Article

Brooklynites’ greatest hopes, concerns detailed in new study

A new report curating six-months of interviews with everyday Brooklynites reveals residents’ varied hopes and concerns, spotlighting a range of issues from income inequality to rising immigrant populations to inequities in the criminal and juvenile justice systems. … Full Article

With Car2Go, questions on private use of public space

What if your local car dealer closed its lots and chose to park its inventory on your street instead? What if rental car companies did the same? … Full Article

Colton files appeal in Bensonhurst trash plant case

Assemblymember William Colton said he’s not going to give up his fight against the city’s plan to build a trash processing plant on the Bensonhurst waterfront, despite the fact that the project appears to be all systems go. … Full Article

Monday Nov. 3: Our World In Pictures

CHICAGO — Tightrope Walker Breaks Two World Records: Nik Wallenda walks over the Chicago River uphill nearly 8 stories for Discovery Channel's Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda on Sunday. … Full Article

Community calm but cautious following spate of Crown Heights attacks

While still apprehensive after a recent spate of attacks, Crown Heights community leaders are reassured by a consistently prompt and thorough response from the NYPD and coordination among various groups to champion safety and calm. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Brooklyn takes part in New York City Marathon

The New York City Marathon took place on Sunday. Each year, the spectacle brings the city together like few other events. Here are some photos from the Associated Press and managing editor Samantha Samel highlighting the fun and festivities in Brooklyn: … Full Article

Military veterans earn salute from Bay Ridge pols

Jose H. Hernandez and Thomas Karnes were serving in the First Calvary Division when their unit was engaged in battle on a hilltop near Bon Song in Vietnam on Feb. 22, 1966. They encountered a tremendous amount of fire. … Full Article

Bratton: No credible threats against NYC Marathon

There are no credible threats against this weekend's New York City Marathon, Police Commissioner William Bratton said Thursday. … Full Article

Friday Oct. 31: Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK — NYPD Walks Past Sleeping Homeless Woman: New York City Police Department officers pass a homeless woman sleeping on a bench while patrolling in a 34th Street subway station on Thursday in New York. … Full Article

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