The city's Office of Emergency Management says the FDNY and U.S. Marine Corps will be conducting a disaster drill at the Barclays Center.The OEM says it will be conducted from 8 p.m. Friday until 2 a.m. Saturday. … Full Article
A Bay Ridge civic and political activist who organized a local relief effort to assist the victims of superstorm Sandy last fall that involved leading volunteers in cooking thousands of meals for displaced families was honored by the city with a Helping Hand Award. … Full Article
As bells tolled solemnly, Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition. … Full Article
A Brooklyn community development group launched by Bobby Kennedy and Jacob Javits keeps bringing positive change to Bed-Stuy, with seemingly small stuff like new street benches serving as springboards for bigger revitalization. … Full Article
Southern Brooklyn’s first eco dock is finally in place at the 69th Street pier in Bay Ridge and kayakers will be able to start pursuing their water sport at the end of this month, according to Councilman Vincent Gentile, who came to the pier Tuesday morning Borough Parks Commissioner Kevin … Full Article
When this year's Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony unfolds at ground zero, the mayor who has helped orchestrate the observances from their start will be watching for his last time in office. And saying nothing. … Full Article
Officials say dozens of people were injured when a car being chased by police went through a stop sign and collided with an MTA bus in Brooklyn.
It happened just after 4:30 p.m. Monday near Herkimer Street and Albany Avenue. … Full Article
The Board of Elections says it's experiencing problems at some polling sites around New York City.
One New Yorker says voters were being handed paper ballots at an East Village polling place because of what they were told was a computer glitch. … Full Article