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After Republicans abandoned the vote on their much-scorned American Health Care Act (AHCA) on Friday, Brooklyn and other New York officials — most of them Democrats — weighed in with statements cas … Full Article

MTA on track to have Wi-Fi in all 279 underground stations by end of year

Commuters will be happy to know that by the end of the year, they will be able to surf the web, check social media and stream music anywhere in the New York City subway system. … Full Article

Construction worker dies in tragic fall at Domino Sugar Refinery site in Williamsburg

A construction worker fell to his death just after 8 a.m. on Friday at 325 Kent Ave. in Williamsburg, the first new building going up at the 11-acre Domino Sugar Refinery site on the Brooklyn waterfront. … Full Article

Greenpoint YMCA marks 110th anniversary with Spirit of Community Service awards

The Greenpoint YMCA gathered at Giando on the Water on Dec. … Full Article

Boy, 14, killed trying to jump from Brooklyn train to platform

Police say a 14-year-old boy has died while attempting to perform a dangerous stunt at a New York City subway station. … Full Article

New report suggests Pier 6 tower project could present construction challenges

A new wrinkle appeared in the decade-long battle between neighborhood associations and the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation over the construction of two residential towers in Brooklyn Heights’ Pier 6 as the Brooklyn Bridge Park Community Advisory Council hosted CUNY Distinguished Professor  … Full Article

Fortis files plans to build towers on two sites at former Long Island College Hospital (LICH)

The much-debated and highly-litigated redevelopment of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) campus in Cobble Hill is rolling ahead. … Full Article

Pearl Harbor 75th anniversary remembered in Bay Ridge wreath ceremony

The Bay Ridge community gathered on Wednesday for a memorial tribute to the brave veterans who sacrificed so much to defend our nation during World War II in honor of Pearl Harbor Day. … Full Article

Kaiser Park volunteers graduate from fellowship program

Four volunteers who worked to make Kaiser Park a bright spot for families in Coney Island were rewarded for their efforts by the organization Partnerships for Parks, which praised their efforts at a recent ceremony. … Full Article

Police Commissioner O’Neil talks crime stats, promises to fix Atlantic Ave. permit problem in Brooklyn

Police Commissioner James O’Neill updated Brooklyn’s business community on the city’s improving crime statistics, took questions and promised to solve a nagging neighborhood issue at Tuesday’s Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce's Newsmakers event. … Full Article

Pols express support for Muslim cop after attack

A Muslim police officer who was attacked in a suspected hate crime in Bay Ridge is receiving support and encouragement from a slew of elected officials and civic leaders. … Full Article

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