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If the subway makes you late, you can get an excuse letter from MTA

If subway delays make you late for school, work or appointments, you can request an excuse letter from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Community Council hosts 66th annual dinner dance

The Bay Ridge Community Council (BRCC) hosted a room full of elected officials and civic leaders at the Rex Manor in Dyker Heights on Thursday. … Full Article

City names Bay Ridge corner for World War II veteran

A Brooklyn member of the Greatest Generation was lovingly remembered by city and state officials and Bay Ridge civic leaders at a touching ceremony marking the renaming of a street corner in his memory on Saturday. … Full Article

Brooklyn NYPD officer remains in critical condition after being dragged by stolen car

The New York Police Department says a plainclothes officer remains in critical condition after being dragged by a driver in a stolen car for more than two blocks. Officer Dalsh Veve was at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn on Monday, a day after undergoing surgery. … Full Article

Chinese-born U.S. vet survived critical language barrier

It has been 16 years since he started his clothing business on the sidewalk of Eighth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. His store — a 5-foot-long foldable table with a metal hanger on top — sells 1990s-style women’s and men’s clothes. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today June 5: Where Do Our Apple Cores Go?

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 74°, Night 57°, chance showers
 … Full Article

Seven dead and 48 injured in London Bridge terror attack

Armed police near the scene of Saturday night's terrorist incident on London Bridge where a van steered off the road and pummeled into pedestrians before three men fled from the van and attacked people with large knives in nearby bars and restaurants. … Full Article

Faster, cheaper, better fix proposed for BQE in Brooklyn

With the crumbling Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) triple cantilever underpinning the Brooklyn Heights Promenade as the backdrop, city officials, industry experts and community leaders on Friday called on Albany to allow the city to use the design-build bidding process to expedite the roadway’s  … Full Article

Immigrant Victims: Brooklyn’s Chinatown

Na Lin, 50, joined other 10 victims at a meeting with the police in Sunset Park, Brooklyn last January. The two police officers and the victims made a circle around a folding table in the office of the Brooklyn Community Improvement Association (BCIA), a Chinatown community nonprofit. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today June 2: Watch Out, de Blasio

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 78°, Night 57°, sunny then chance storms … Full Article

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