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The Revolutionary War’s Battle of Brooklyn is in the late August air. History lovers are going to ceremonies and reenactments all over the borough just as Gov. … Full Article

Friday May 8, Our World In Pictures

BEVERLY HILLS —Dancers Perform at Gala: Los Angeles Ballet Dancers perform at the Los Angeles Ballet Gala held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Thursday in Beverly Hills. … Full Article

Thursday May 7, Our World In Pictures

KANSAS — Great Plains Under Tornado Watch: A tornado passes near Halstead on Wednesday. A swath of the Great Plains is under a tornado watch, including parts of North Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska. … Full Article

Attorney: Tickets, no charges, in Fort Greene Snowden statue episode

A lawyer for the mystery artists who affixed a bust of Edward Snowden to Fort Greene Park’s war monument says they've been ticketed but not criminally charged. … Full Article

NYC to waive $30M public housing payment

Mayor Bill de Blasio is poised to announce that New York City will waive an annual $30 million payment it is owed from the city's public housing authority, and the move is shedding light on the precarious future of the aging development that is home to more people than the city of New Orleans. … Full Article

Stringer audit shows express buses habitually late

If you ride the X27 or X28 express buses from Brooklyn to Manhattan and feel like you wait a long time for your bus to arrive, City Comptroller Scott Stringer says you’re right. … Full Article

Tuesday May 5, Our World In Pictures

THE BRONX — President Obama Meets with Students: Students pose with President Barack Obama at the launch of My Brother's Keeper Alliance at Lehman College on Monday. … Full Article

Slain Brooklyn officers to be honored at NY memorial

ALBANY— Eight officers who died last year from line-of-duty injuries have been honored at the New York Police Memorial, along with 14 who died from illnesses related to recovery work at the World Trade Center destroyed by terrorists in 2001. … Full Article

Bensonhurst pols demand city halt trash plant construction

Two Bensonhurst lawmakers charged that the construction site of a new waterfront trash plant is rife with violations and demanded that the city halt the work immediately. … Full Article

FDNY's 150th Anniversary draws Brooklyn neighbors to local firehouses

Saturday’s FDNY open house “was an extremely successful event,” Capt. Lawrence Garda of Engine Co. 224 told the Brooklyn Eagle. “People were lining up 15 minutes before our scheduled time.” … Full Article

Monday May 4, Our World In Pictures

JAPAN — Aircraft Team Flies in Formation: The Breitling Wing Walking team celebrated its first flight in Japan by flying in formation with Japanese Red Bull Air Race Pilot Yoshihide Muroya, flying his Breitling Extra 300L aircraft over the Seto Inland Sea close to Hir … Full Article

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