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More than two years after Superstorm Sandy, Thanksgiving remains a difficult holiday for cash-strapped central Brooklyn residents still struggling to repair their homes. … Full Article

Brooklyn Women’s Exchange celebrates 160 years

Before Etsy, there was the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange. The cozy shop, which houses the oldest continuously-operated women's charitable organization in Brooklyn, celebrated its 160th Anniversary on Monday. … Full Article

As both transit hub and retreat, historic Brooklyn Heights held prominence

Once again, the sun shone on Betsy as she sat on Boerum Place. A double decker bus dating from 1931, Betsy was part of this year’s display at the New York Transit Museum’s 21st Annual Bus Festival this past Sunday. … Full Article

Brooklyn puts it in writing, ‘We support Fort Hamilton troops’

The U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton was established in 1825 and has honored many military traditions over the past 189 years. … Full Article

Tuesday Sept. 30: Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN — Neil Diamond Performs at His Former Brooklyn High School: Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond performs at his former high school, Erasmus Hall High School, for his first-ever performance in his hometown in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Monday. … Full Article

George Shuba, former Brooklyn Dodger, dead at 89

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio— George "Shotgun" Shuba, a member of the 1955 World Series champion Brooklyn Dodgers who was best known for offering a congratulatory handshake to minor league teammate Jackie Robinson, died Monday. He was 89. … Full Article

Gravesend corner named in memory of FDNY hero

A Gravesend street corner now bears the name of a firefighter who worked on the recovery effort at the World Trade Center in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks and who later contracted cancer. … Full Article

In two boroughs, two rallies over NYPD actions

Hundreds have attended rallies over the actions of New York City police officers — one in protest, the other in support. … Full Article

Monday Sept. 29: Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK — Tunnel to Towers Run Honors Deceased Brooklyn Firefighter: Runners pass 1 World Trade Center during the annual "Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers" memorial run on Sunday in New York. The run honors New York firefighter Stephen Siller who on Sept. … Full Article
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VIDEO: Photoville brings Brooklyn Bridge Park to life

You'd think that giant shipping containers would negatively impact the beauty of Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library harnesses power of young philanthropists

Brooklyn native Shauneequa Owusu is a rising star at the New York Academy of Medicine who has used the Brooklyn Public Library all her life. … Full Article

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