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New York City was a sea of pink this past weekend, as nearly 3,000 participants joined in the epic two-day, 39.3 mile 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer New York, which raised $7 million for b … Full Article

Catholic Charities raises $130,000 at annual golf classic

On Monday, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens raised $130,000 in support of 160 programs and services at the annual Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Memorial Golf Classic. … Full Article

City Councilmember Cornegy hosts Brooklyn’s Best Honors

On Oct. 1, Urban ID Media in association with the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office and Our Times Press kicked off the inaugural Brooklyn’s Best Honors.  Hosted by City Councilmember Robert E. … Full Article

Wednesday Oct. 8: Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK — Rockettes Rehearse in New York: The Rockettes rehearse their "New York at Christmas" number from the 2014 Radio City Christmas Spectacular, in the rehearsal space of St. Paul the Apostle Church, in New York, on Tuesday. … Full Article

Public advocate reveals NYC's worst landlords

Carmen Piniero begrudgingly agreed when her landlord asked her to stay in a hotel for two nights in June — and when she returned, her Brooklyn apartment had been torn apart. … Full Article

Joseph Sweeney, creator of ‘The Doors of Brooklyn,’ dies at 76

Joseph Lee Sweeney, a retired architect and photographer who chronicled “The Doors of Brooklyn” in an iconic poster, is dead at 76. He passed away on Sept. 22 after a brief illness, family members said. … Full Article

Further details, concerns emerge at Heights Library Community Advisory Council Meeting

A Community Advisory Council meeting Tuesday evening revealed new information about the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Public Library, along with a fresh round of criticism regarding its recently approved sale to the Hudson Companies. … Full Article

Local precinct captains give State of Public Safety address at Community Board 2 meeting

Community Board 2 (CB2) held its monthly general meeting at the Ingersoll Community Center on Myrtle Avenue on Monday night, when captains from local police precincts gave a state of public safety presentation. … Full Article

Sunset Park couple looking to donate funds to youth programs

A husband and wife team of Sunset Park civic activists has announced a unique new grant program for local youths that they are funding themselves. Renee and Tony Giordano said they are looking for youth-base programs in the community to receive $100 grants. … Full Article

De Blasio administration launches Community Parks Initiative

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. … Full Article

Tuesday Oct. 7: Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK — Pedi-Sukkah Parade Peddles Through NY: In this photo provided by Chabad.org, 10 Chabad-Lubavitch teens on “pedi-sukkahs” ride down Fifth Avenue in New York on Monday. … Full Article

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