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Cleanup initiative launched for Sunset Park’s litter-ridden 8th Ave.

Sunset's Park’s Eighth Avenue is the main corridor of Brooklyn’s Chinatown, teeming with pedestrians, shoppers and heavy traffic. As a result, it's also plagued by graffiti, litter and grime. But thanks to a new initiative, that may soon change. … Full Article

Brooklyn council seeks to remove clothing dumpsters

Clothing donation bins are becoming ubiquitous on Brooklyn sidewalks but the large metal containers are proving to be a major headache for city officials. … Full Article

Community urged to attend Brooklyn rally for Israel

A Brooklyn Rally for Israel co-sponsored by Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn) will take place Wednesday, Aug. 6 from 6-8 p.m. at Asser Levy Park, located at the end of Ocean Parkway near the Boardwalk. Hundreds of Brooklyn residents are expected to show their support. … Full Article

Navy Seaman Shonda Collazo, a Brooklyn native, serves aboard USS Somerset

SAN DIEGO— Seaman Shonda Collazo, a native of Brooklyn and 2004 graduate of Signal Hill Secondary Comprehensive High School, is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Somerset (LPD 25), one of the world's most modern, networked, survivable and transformational warships.  … Full Article

Pol says subway gropers should be labeled as sex offenders

A lewd passenger who gets caught groping a woman on the subway would be required to register with New York State as a sex offender under legislation Assemblymember Joseph R. Lentol is drafting. … Full Article

Brooklyn native serves Navy aboard USS Nitze

NORFOLK, Va. – A Grover Cleveland High School graduate and Brooklyn, N.Y., native is serving aboard USS Nitze (DDG 94), one of the world’s most versatile multi-mission combat ships. … Full Article

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