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Elected representatives, civic organizations and residents spoke out at a packed five-and-a-half-hour hearing on Thursday regarding two residential towers proposed for Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Par … Full Article

Coney Island lawmakers demand homeland security funding

Wednesday’s arrest of three terror suspects from Brooklyn, one of whom told investigators he wanted to bomb Coney Island, is proof that Congress should vote to provide full funding to the U.S. … Full Article
BHA 2015 Annual Meeting

Theme of Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting: Change vs Preservation

The theme of the Brooklyn Heights Association’s 2015 annual meeting, held at Grace Church Wednesday night, was the inevitability and necessity of change. … Full Article

This is not the first time Brooklyn targeted for terror

Wednesday's terror plot is not the first time Brooklyn has been threatened by Islamic extremists. … Full Article

3 Brooklyn men arrested in plot to join ISIS

Three men were arrested Wednesday on charges of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group and wage war against the U.S., and federal officials said one of them spoke of shooting President Barack Obama or planting a bomb on Co … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library is among finalists for national award

ROCHESTER— Six institutions in New York state, including the Brooklyn Public Library, are among the 30 finalists for the nation's highest honor given to museums and libraries for community service. … Full Article

Pols demand discount on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge toll

Staten Island residents get a break on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge toll, so shouldn’t the same courtesy be extended to Brooklyn drivers, or drivers from anywhere, for that matter? That’s the question three Bay Ridge lawmakers are asking. … Full Article

Cuomo administration to raise tipped wage to $7.50

Restaurant servers, hotel housekeepers and other tipped workers in New York will soon make $7.50 an hour before tips, a big raise for thousands of workers and a significant increase in labor costs for business owners. … Full Article

Tuesday Feb. 24: Our World In Pictures

INDIANAPOLIS — Plane Is De-Iced at Airport: A U.S. Airways Express plane is de-iced at the Indianapolis International Airport, early Tuesday. The early morning temperature at the airport was below zero. … Full Article

Comptroller Stringer calls for more interpreters, language help in Housing Courts

Fighting your landlord in court is bad enough. It’s even worse if you can’t understand a word of what’s going on, says New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer. … Full Article

Monday Feb. 23: Our World In Pictures

LOS ANGELES — Oscars Host Neil Patrick Harris Performs: Host Neil Patrick Harris performs at the Oscars on Sunday at the Dolby Theatre.  … Full Article

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