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Brooklyn native provides health care at sea with U.S. Navy

A 2001 Central High School in U.S. Virgin Islands graduate and Brooklyn native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard U.S. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Cares invites residents to pancake breakfast

Bay Ridge, for many of the residents who live there, is like a small town. And to demonstrate that the community has a Middle-America feel, a local charity group is organizing a pancake breakfast for the entire neighborhood. … Full Article

Howe’s Brooklyn: Heights squash community praises, mourns loss of Fred Weymuller

Brooklyn Heights lost two iconic figures recently. Both were out of the public eye for a while, due to failing health, but each set a high bar for great accomplishments in their respective heydays. … Full Article

Feb. 8, Our World In Photos

CALIFORNIA — States Challenge Executive Order: Karen Shore holds up a sign outside of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Tuesday. … Full Article

Feb. 7, Our World In Photos

NEW YORK — Family Celebrates: Sarah Assali, 19, left, who just arrived from Syria, is embraced by her brother Tawfik Assali, 21, upon her and other family members' arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday. Attorneys said Dr. … Full Article

New national phone scam targets unsuspecting individuals

At Thursday’s meeting of Bay Ridge’s Colonial Club, former Police Officer Peter Killen addressed a new epidemic that’s spreading across the country. … Full Article

Brooklyn healthcare workers rally for better pay

Healthcare workers who assist the elderly, the developmentally disabled and those with physical ailments deserve a big boost in salary. That was the sentiment expressed at a rally attended by hundreds of workers from nonprofit agencies at St. Francis College in Downtown Brooklyn on Feb. … Full Article
LICH Demolition 2-3-17 by Mary Frost

5 a.m. demolition at former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) riles Brooklyn neighbors

It’s bad enough, neighbors say, that enormous, out-of-context development is changing the character of their low-rise neighborhood. Now, Cobble Hill residents complain they are being shaken awake early in the morning by noisy demolition at the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH). … Full Article

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