State Senator Daniel Squadron released a report on Friday showing “the good, the bad, and the ugly” of the 53 subway stations in his district, which encompasses the Brooklyn waterfront from Greenpo … Full Article

Parachute Jump to be bathed in light for kids with cancer

When the sun goes down on Friday night, the Coney Island Parachute Jump will be bathed in light as community residents gather on the Riegelman Boardwalk for a ceremony designed to raise childhood cancer awareness. September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Historical Society ready for new season

The Bay Ridge Historical Society has elected a new president and is gearing up for a new season of meetings and events, where talk of yesterday isn’t old fashioned. … Full Article

Thursday Sept. 17, Our World In Pictures

INDONESIA — Haze Becomes Prominent: Students prepare to disembark from a boat as they go to school, while haze from wildfires blanket the Musi River in Palembang, South Sumatra, on Thursday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Strand workshop coming up Monday

Community Board 2 and the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership are hosting a presentation and workshop on the Brooklyn Strand proposal this Monday, September 21, at 6 p.m. at the Willoughby Senior Center, 105 North Portland Avenue, between Park and Myrtle avenues. … Full Article

Sunset Park woman gives birth on her stoop

Rebecca Giordano gave birth to a “step” son on Sept. 9. Little Isaiah Jones, the second child of Rebecca and her husband Chris Jones, was born on the stoop in front of the couple’s Sunset Park house – on the third step to be exact. … Full Article

Role-playing helps NYC police interact with the mentally ill

A woman called Emily, tears streaming down her face, stood on a ledge threatening to jump. For 15 minutes, a police sergeant used the common thread that connects them — they're both mothers — to gradually talk her out of killing herself. … Full Article

Tuesday Sept. 15, Our World in Pictures

INDIA — Man Washes Away Sins: A Naga sadhu, or naked Hindu holy man (at left), jumps in the Godavari River during Kumbh Mela, or Pitcher Festival, at Trimbakeshwar in Nasik on Sunday. … Full Article

New board voted in at Cobble Hill Association after leadership brouhaha

Following the resignation of long-time leader Roy Sloane after two dozen members threatened to depose him, last Thursday a large crowd gathered in Cobble Hill to vote on a new line up of officers for the Cobble Hill Association's (CHA) executive board. … Full Article

9/11 remembrances remain poignant 14 years later

Anniversaries of all types, including public days of mourning, tend to be most fervently acknowledged in five-year or 10-year increments — intervals of time sufficient to assess the progress achieved and changes accomplished since the precipitating occasion. … Full Article

NYC subway extension opens in Manhattan's West Side

New York City's first new subway station in a quarter-century opened Sunday, linking Times Square to a booming neighborhood on Manhattan's far West Side at 34th Street. … Full Article


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