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Monday April 18, Our World In Pictures

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — Candidate Dances at Block Party: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton dances with New York State Sen. Adriano Espaillat at a block party in the neighborhood on Sunday. … Full Article

Union workers paint the Mary A. Whalen for free

Painters Ahoy! Here are photos the Brooklyn Eagle took of unionized workers spiffing up the Mary A. Whalen, free of charge. … Full Article

‘No contract, no FIOS!’ - Verizon strikers rally across Brooklyn

Chanting “No contract, no FIOS!” hundreds of striking members of the Communications Workers of America held a massive rally – complete with inflated rat -- in Cadman Plaza Park in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday. … Full Article

Debate security: Elite NYPD squad stands guard in Downtown Brooklyn

Members of the NYPD’s elite Strategic Response Group (SRG) set up a staging area on Tillary Street in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday prior to the Hillary Clinton / Bernie Sanders debate. … Full Article

Baby saving cops win praise from Adams

Cops from the Sea Gate Police Department who saved a 5-month-old from choking to death were honored by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams in a ceremony at Borough Hall on April 13. … Full Article

Parks Dept. calling for a café at Cadman Plaza parkhouse

A small parkhouse in Cadman Plaza Park, at the corner of Tillary Street and Cadman Plaza West, could soon be the site of a café, according to the city. … Full Article

Shorefront Council expands Holocaust survivor services

Holocaust survivors living in Brighton Beach now have a place to go for help, thanks to the City Council, which provided funding for the Shorefront Jewish Community Council to expand its Holocaust Survivor Social Services Program. … Full Article

DEP has gift for Brooklyn homeowners: rain barrels

Hundreds of homeowners all over Southwest Brooklyn got a gift from the city, thanks to the city’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), which handed out free rain barrels as part of an ambitious water conservation effort. … Full Article

Thursday April 14, Our World In Pictures

PARIS — Students Protest Labor Reforms: Riot police officers take position during a high school protest on Thursday. Protesters across the country are again marching to voice their anger at labor reforms being championed by the Socialist government. … Full Article

Advocates seek half-fare Metrocards for low-income riders

On the heels of a shocking new report showing that one in four low-income New Yorkers cannot afford to use public transportation, two groups, the Community Service Society of New York and the Riders Alliance, announced the start of a “Fair Fares” campaign to obtain half-fare MetroCards for  … Full Article

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