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Tuesday June 28, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN — Local Teacher Awarded: On Monday, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul awarded Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Excellence in Teaching award to math teacher Patrick Honner from Brooklyn Technical High School. … Full Article

Rainbow banner, inscribed with messages of hope, wraps Brooklyn Borough Hall

As a crowd on Joralemon Street applauded, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams climbed a ladder on Friday to attach the final segment of a massive rainbow banner which wraps completely around Borough Hall. … Full Article

Friday June 24, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN —  Police Commissioner Receives Hon. Degree: Long Island University presented an honorary degree to NYPD Commissioner William J. Bratton at the Annual LIU Gala on June 16. The event celebrated LIU’s 90th anniversary. … Full Article

NYC subway riders fight back at groping, grinding, lewd acts

A young woman boards a crowded subway in New York City. As more passengers pile in, a man inches closer and starts grinding his groin against her. The woman knows what's happening, but the train is so packed she can't get away. … Full Article

Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1930, enjoys revival

It was more than just a picnic. It was a rustic East River setting, where old pilings from a former pier provided perches for seabirds. … Full Article

BP Adams honors soft-hearted baker, inspiring teacher, as Brooklyn's Heroes of the Month

On Tuesday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams honored two local heroes -- a baker who organizes birthday celebrations each month for children at a Brownsville homeless shelter, and an educator in East Flatbush who has inspired generations of students and their parents for more than 30 years. … Full Article

Goats arrive in Brooklyn Bridge Park to whack weeds

A herd of four Nubian goats has taken up residence on the steep, grass-covered berm near Pier 3 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Sunset Parker urges city to save old police precinct

A 130-year-old landmark building in Sunset Park that formerly housed a police precinct is being eyed as a site for an elementary school, but a neighborhood civic group is urging the de Blasio administration to save the structure and construct a school at an alternative location in the commu … Full Article

Bay Ridge throws party for outgoing 68th Precinct Council head

It was a going away party, but the guest of honor isn’t planning on leaving, much to the delight of her friends and admirers. … Full Article

Legislation that would have allowed taller NYC buildings is shot down, for now

State legislation that would have allowed significantly taller buildings throughout much of the city, including Downtown Brooklyn, was derailed this week after community and civic organizations, including the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA), mounted a last-minute opposition campaign. … Full Article

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