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NYC bill would ban credit checks in hiring, firing

New York City Council members held a hearing Friday on a bill that would prevent companies from using credit checks in employment decisions, a practice that they said harms the very people who need jobs the most. … Full Article

Largest marina in years on its way to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Docked at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5 over the summer, the historic U.S. Navy vessel the Baylander is a sign of things to come. … Full Article

Friday Sept. 12: Our World In Pictures

INDONESIA CULTURAL PARADE: Student performers join an urban fashion show during a cultural parade in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday. … Full Article

Hundreds gather on 69th St. pier to remember 9/11 victims

With prayers, poetry, song and a 21-gun salute, Bay Ridge paid tribute to the victims of Sept. 11 in a heartfelt ceremony held at the 69th Street pier Thursday night. … Full Article

Arlington burial for Brooklyn soldier lost in WWII

ARLINGTON, Va.— An Army private who went missing in World War II is being buried at Arlington National Cemetery after his remains were recovered seven decades later.
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Brooklyn Remembers 9/11

Fort Hamilton was the scene of a moving memorial ceremony Thursday to honor the nearly 3,000 people who perished in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. … Full Article

Treyger wants DOT to notify drivers of muni-meter security breaches

Using your credit card to pay for parking at a muni-meter shouldn’t subject you to the evils of identity thieves, Councilmember Mark Treyger said. … Full Article

Memories of 9/11: A Memorial Garden dedication

Attorney Michael King shared his personal memories of 9/11 recently with the Brooklyn Eagle. His remarks were part of a Memorial Garden dedication in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Thursday Sept. 11: Our World In Pictures

9/11 MEMORIAL OBSERVANCES: Sam Pulia, mayor of Westchester, Ill., and a former police officer of the same town, mourns over the name of his cousin, New York firefighter Thomas Anthony Casoria, who was killed in the South Tower in the attacks of Sept. … Full Article

Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time on eve of 9/11 annversary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized U.S. … Full Article

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