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In Williamsburg, a renewed push for a platform park over the BQE

Walking along the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) in South Williamsburg, residents are plagued by deafening noise, polluted air and a lack of open space.   … Full Article

Solemn march remembers Brooklyn’s fallen firefighters on 9/11

Led by ceremonial motorcycles, firefighters from across the country joined together in a solemn march across the Brooklyn Bridge and Mass in Downtown Brooklyn on Monday to remember FDNY firefighters and others who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. … Full Article

Zoning, liquor licenses top Community Board 10 agenda

Community Board 10 will have a lot on its plate when members gather for their first meeting of the season on Sept. 18. … Full Article

DNA lab techniques, 1 pioneered in New York, now under fire

Two techniques for analyzing DNA evidence that were once considered cutting edge are now under fire amid questions about their reliability, and criminal defense attorneys in New York have asked a state agency to investigate the renowned lab that once used both methods. … Full Article

Monday September 11, Our World in Pictures

SPAIN — Residents Rally for Independence: Men wearing reproductions of Catalan military costumes of the 18th century shoot blaze weapons during a performance on Catalonia’s national day in Barcelona on Monday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today September 11: 5 Years Post-Sandy, Red Hook Houses Get Some Help

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 75°, Night 60°, Mostly Sunny.
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Brooklyn victims honored at Borough Hall 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams joined victims’ families and first responders at his third annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall to honor those lost on that tragic day nearly 16 years ago. … Full Article

5 years post-Sandy, NYCHA begins massive resiliency project at Red Hook Houses

It’s been five years since Superstorm Sandy ravaged the city, and on Tuesday, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) broke ground on a $63 million project to replace all 28 roofs at Red Hook Houses. … Full Article

Gentile, Dept. of Sanitation announce trash collection program for large items

In an effort to curb residents’ confusion on how to properly dispose of large bulk items such as air conditioners, refrigerators and mattresses, City Councilmemember Vincent Gentile (Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights-Bensonhurst) held a news conference on Friday to discuss his new citywide trash coll … Full Article

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