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Brooklyn-to-Governors Island ferry service may not a-pier immediately

There will be ferry good news for Brooklyn-to-Manhattan trans-river commuters next year, but service to Governors Island on the same timetable is no shore thing. … Full Article

Downtown Brooklyn rolls out new eco-friendly garbage cans

Everyone loves to complain about trash in the streets, but Downtown Brooklyn is expected to see less of it after an expansion of the smart waste and recycling system in the area. … Full Article

Golden leads 9/11 tribute on 69th Street pier

The passage of time has not pushed away the painful memories of the Sept. 11 attacks, according to a Brooklyn lawmaker who led a touching tribute to the victims and first responders in Bay Ridge Sunday night. … Full Article

September 11 Tribute in Light shines bright from Brooklyn Heights Promenade

We will always remember you. Twin beams rose to the heavens on Sunday night, Sept. 11, 2016, in memory of the lives lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. … Full Article

Schneiderman says court sets abortion rights

New York's attorney general says abortion rights provided by U.S. Supreme Court rulings can't be diminished by the state law against late-term abortions enacted before the court's landmark Roe v. Wade ruling in 1973. … Full Article

Southwest Brooklyn to mark grim Sept. 11 anniversary

Residents of Southwest Brooklyn will gather together to mark the sad anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in two ceremonies to be hosted by state Sen. Marty Golden on Sunday. … Full Article

Fort deputy commander touts Civilian Military Combine

A top official at the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton said an athletic contest to be held at the historic base on Saturday will help foster closer ties between the military and the civilian community. … Full Article

A roundup of September 11 remembrance events around Brooklyn

On Sept. 11, 2001, crowds of people stood in shock on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade as they witnessed the collapse of the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers directly across the East River. … Full Article

Police make arrest in fatal shooting at J'ouvert

A man has been arrested in one of two fatal shootings that cast a pall over a carnival celebrating the city's Caribbean communities, police announced Tuesday. … Full Article

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