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Tuesday March 17, Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK — St. Patrick’s Day Parade Marchers Walk Past Protesters: Marchers walk past a group of protesters during the St. Patrick's Day Parade on Tuesday. The group was protesting the exclusion of LGBT groups from the parade. … Full Article

Cross harbor tunnel proposal raises concerns in Bay Ridge

In an effort to reduce truck traffic on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and other crossings, the Port Authority and the Federal Highway Administration are looking at alternative ways to get deliveries of goods and services into the city and into the northeast region of the country, including b … Full Article

Brooklyn Marriott to host Amnesty International conference

Amnesty International USA’s 50th Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held from March 20-22 at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge. … Full Article

New technology helps NYPD determine where shots are fired

A high-tech program is helping the NYPD determine where shots are fired, even if no one calls 911, officials said Monday. … Full Article

Community Board 11 blasts city over snow removal

Bensonhurst and Bath Beach were treated like second class citizens by New York City this winter, according to officials at Community Board 11, who charged that the Department of Sanitation was slow to plow the white stuff off local streets after major snowstorms. … Full Article

Monday March 16, Our World In Pictures

NEW HAMPSHIRE — Hikers Take On Mount Washington: In this March 10 photo, Gary Gustafson, 58, leads Linda Dewey, 54, up an icy trail on the summit cone of Mount Washington. … Full Article
Brooklyn Heights Library: The Future-Part 2

BROOKLYN EAGLE VIDEO: The future of the Brooklyn Heights Library

The future of the Brooklyn Heights Public Library was discussed by members of the Community Advisory Committee last week. Attendees remarked on the presentation, as documented by the Eagle's Dipti Kumar.   … Full Article
Brooklyn Heights Public Library Is Being Torn Down

BROOKLYN EAGLE VIDEO: Brooklyn Public Library officials face blunt questions about Brooklyn Heights branch

The Brooklyn Heights Public Library is getting redeveloped and the business library will be relocated to Grand Army Plaza. What will the impact be on the community? Who are the major opposers and supporters of this plan? … Full Article

Obituary: Joel P. Wolfe, Restaurant Lisanne founder

 Joel P. Wolfe died on March 2, 2015.  He was 78 years old. … Full Article

Obituary: John Bourne, founding member of Heights Players

John Bourne of Brooklyn died January 9, 2015 at age 90. He was born November 8, 1924 in Kennebunk, Maine, son of Harold Hubbard Bourne, JD, and Sally Goodwin Bourne. His older sisters were Dorothy Rose Swetland, Marcia Bourne Marr and Sally Mullane. … Full Article

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