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Dmitry, Inessa and Ilyo -- three of the seven kittens rescued by the NYPD in Williamsburg after being discarded in a suitcase – have been adopted, the ASPCA said on Monday. … Full Article

‘Slow Zone’ rolling out in Brooklyn Heights

The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) has begun implementing a Slow Zone in Brooklyn Heights. The Slow Zone will lower the speed limit in the Heights to 20 mph, and install 21 speed humps, according to the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA). … Full Article

Report: Higher ed pumps nearly $3 billion annually into Downtown Brooklyn

Downtown Brooklyn’s colleges, universities and law school annually pump nearly $3 billion into the local economy, generate nearly $17 million in state and local tax revenue, and provide more than 22,000 jobs, a study released by the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership has found. … Full Article

Malliotakis to co-host pet adoption at Third Ave. Festival

Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis is teaming up with the organization Pet Lovers United Together as One (PLUTO) to host a pet adoption event at the Third Avenue Festival in Bay Ridge on Oct. 4. … Full Article

Red Cross to install free smoke alarms in Bushwick

The American Red Cross will be in Bushwick on Saturday, Oct. 3, to install free smoke alarms. The free installation is part of the organization’s new campaign to reduce deaths and injuries from home fires by as much as 25 percent over the next five years. … Full Article

Fort Hamilton has civilians in its corner

The U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton is a military installation, but it has plenty of civilians willing to fight for it. … Full Article

Thousands walk for St. Jude kids in Brooklyn

Roughly 3,000 people from across the tri-state area gathered in Cadman Plaza Park in Downtown Brooklyn on Saturday to kick off the inaugural St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. … Full Article

Tuesday, Sept. 29, Our World In Pictures

SEOUL — Art Display Acts as Campaign: Visitors walk under umbrellas on display above Cheonggye stream during a campaign to raise donations to help underprivileged children on Tuesday. 
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Cuomo eulogizes aide who died in B’klyn after shooting on parade day

The death of an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who was caught in the crossfire between two gangs hours before Brooklyn’s West Indian Day parade, should be a call to action to quell gun violence in the city, the governor told mourners Saturday at the slain aide's funeral. … Full Article

Autumn Moon Festival brings Chinese arts, culture to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Lion dances, moon cakes, a children’s lantern parade and tabletop diplomacy were some of the highlights of the Autumn Moon Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday, hosted by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and attended by numerous Chinese dignitaries. … Full Article

From Beirut to Bay Ridge

When John Abi-Habib was a boy growing up in Lebanon, he would always know when it was time to go to church on Sundays. The Abi-Habib family lived in a mountain outside of Beirut and John and his siblings would listen to hear the church bells coming from Mar Abda Church. … Full Article

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