President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catcher … Full Article

MTA reveals: N station repairs to take 4 years

N train riders in Southwest Brooklyn are going to face significant detours in their commutes starting in January when a $500 million project to renovate nine stations on the subway line enters a crucial phase, MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) representatives revealed at a meeting in Ba … Full Article

NYPD: Brooklyn teacher arrested for allegedly flying drone at US Open

A New York City teacher was arrested early Friday for allegedly crashing a drone into an empty section of seats at the U.S. Open, police said. … Full Article

Friday Sept. 4, Our World In Pictures

BUDAPEST — Streets Are Packed With Migrants: More than 150,000 people seeking to enter Europe have reached Hungary this year, most coming through the southern border with Serbia, and many apply for asylum but quickly try to leave for richer EU countries. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s spectacular West Indian Day Parade expected to bring millions to Eastern Parkway

The colorful West Indian-American Day Carnival and Parade is coming to Brooklyn on Labor Day for the 48th year and is expected to attract almost two million people. … Full Article

Golden to hold Sept. 11 tribute at 69th Street Pier

State Sen. Marty Golden, who has organized a Bay Ridge tribute to the victims of 9/11 each year since the devastating attacks took place in 2001, is planning a ceremony again this year to mark the 14th anniversary of the event. … Full Article

PHOTOS: September 11 Tribute in Light rehearsal

Shine Bright Like A Diamond.

In Brooklyn Heights, folks who went outdoors 
Wednesday night for a bit of fresh air got a stirring preview of this year's Tribute in Light commemoration. … Full Article

Thursday Sept. 3, Our World In Pictures

BEIJING — Anniversary Parade Shows Off Advances: Military medics take part in a parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender during World War II, held in front of Tiananmen Gate on Thursday. … Full Article

Long-time Cobble Hill Association head Roy Sloane resigns amid LICH controversy

After months of growing tension over the fate of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site, on Wednesday Roy Sloane, the acting head of the Cobble Hill Association, tendered his resignation as first vice-president. … Full Article

Two key voices speak out to support Pier 6 housing

Two influential and key figures related to Brooklyn’s waterfront have spoken out publicly to support the city’s housing plan for Pier 6. … Full Article


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