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A Mass was held at Saint Athanasius Roman Catholic Church on Monday, May 22 to honor the brave police officers who were assigned to patrol Brooklyn South and whose l … Full Article

Over 100 suffer minor injuries after LIRR train derails at Atlantic Terminal

New York City authorities say more than 100 people suffered minor injuries when a Long Island Rail Road train hit a bumping block at a Brooklyn station. … Full Article

The Brooklyn Eagle’s top stories of 2016

Happy new year, Brooklyn! As we usher in 2017, the Brooklyn Eagle wanted to share with our readers the most widely read, viewed and shared articles, videos and photos of 2016. … Full Article

Coney Island marks New Year’s Eve, Brooklyn style

“We schlepped all the way from the Upper East Side on the D train,” writer Shira Dicker explained, while she, along with her husband Ari Goldman, a professor at Columbia University, waited in line for a turn on Coney Island’s venerable B & B Carousell. … Full Article

Polar Bears take their annual New Year’s plunge

Thousands braved the cool temperatures to participate in the annual New Year’s Day Coney Island Polar Bear Swim. … Full Article

Schneiderman leads states’ urges to Trump over Obama global warming plan

Two weeks after officials in two dozen states asked Republican President-elect Donald Trump to kill one of Democratic President Barack Obama's signature plans to curb global warming, another group of state officials is urging Trump to save it. … Full Article

Workers celebrate minimum wage increase, Cuomo assures compliance

Starting Jan. 1, all workers who make under $11 an hour in New York City began to earn a higher wage as part of the Fight for $15 victory earlier this year. … Full Article

Deadly, incurable & fast spreading oak wilt disease detected in Brooklyn trees

A disease that kills oak trees and spreads like wildfire has been detected in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Adams backs Sunset Park Library proposal, but has changes in mind

Borough President Eric Adams has come out in support of a controversial proposal to tear down the Sunset Park Library and build an eight-story apartment complex at the site, but he also called for significant changes in the floor plans for the project. … Full Article

FDNY 9/11 victims honored at Hanukkah celebration in Downtown Brooklyn

Hundreds gathered at the FDNY’s Brooklyn headquarters at 9 MetroTech Center on Wednesday night to celebrate the fifth night of Hanukkah and to pay tribute to three FDNY members who lost their lives during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. … Full Article

Buildings Dept. OKs plans for lux tower at site of Brooklyn Heights Library

A new 36-story luxury tower at the site of the Brooklyn Heights Library edged one step closer on Tuesday with the Department of Buildings’ (DOB) approval of plans filed by Marvel Architects. … Full Article

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