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Red, orange and yellow banners are flying from hundreds of New York City Fire Department firehouses across the city to invite the public to help celebrate FDNY’s 150 years of service. … Full Article
Finding Brian: Missing Person From Brooklyn

UPDATE: Missing autistic Brooklyn man found dead

UPDATE: Brian Gerwitz was sadly found by police. His body was found near the Marine Park golf course late last week. According to media reports, the police said there were no signs of trauma. Brian was missing for nearly two months after he left his home. … Full Article

To see hard-won progress at Brooklyn Bridge Park, look both north and south of namesake bridge

This year will be a big one at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Board President Regina Myer reported at a Feb. 26 Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) board meeting, held at Borough Hall. … Full Article

Sunset Park to celebrate 4th Ave. subway’s 100th Anniversary

The front page of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle on June 19, 1915, heralded the arrival of a new subway line in the borough. … Full Article

Tuesday March 3, Our World In Pictures

CHINA — Band Rehearses Before Opening Session of Political Conference: A Chinese military band rehearses before the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing's Great Hall of the People on Tuesday. … Full Article

Comptroller report: NYC paid out millions over playground injuries

More families than ever before are suing the city over injuries their kids sustained in city playgrounds, according to New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer. … Full Article

James Madison HS grad coordinates Navy funeral honors

Angela Boyle, in addition to being a massage therapist, a volunteer for Susan G. Komen’s Race for a Cure and a volunteer for United Service Organizations, is a petty officer 2nd class in the U.S. Navy Reserve. … Full Article

Adams: Sandy victims should refile insurance claims following fraud reports

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Sunday urged Brooklynites who were denied or underpaid on their flood insurance claims following Superstorm Sandy to resubmit their claims. … Full Article

Bay Ridge official warns residents to shovel snow

Shovel your sidewalk! That’s the warning issued by a Bay Ridge official, who said some homeowners and merchants in the area have been falling down on the job and creating a public safety hazard this snowy winter. … Full Article

Monday March 2, Our World In Pictures

TEXAS — Thousands Attend International Parade: Thousands attend the 78th annual Charro Days Grand International Parade Saturday afternoon in downtown Brownsville. … Full Article

Report: Brooklyn Bridge repairs $100 million over budget

Records show that repair work on the Brooklyn Bridge is $100 million over budget and the completion date has been pushed back again. … Full Article

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