ISRAEL — Waves Crash on Family at Pier: Waves hit family members on a pier at the old port of Jaffa, mixed Jewish-Arab part of Tel Aviv, Israel, on Saturday. … Full Article

Bay Ridge begins organic recycling April 28

Bay Ridge is joining the city’s composting revolution. Residents in the southwest Brooklyn community will begin voluntarily taking part in the Department of Sanitation’s pilot program to recycle organic trash for composting at the end of this month. … Full Article

Vision Zero issue packs Brooklyn Borough Hall

An overflow crowd of Brooklyn residents and community organizers packed a town hall on Tuesday at Borough Hall to hear about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan to end traffic deaths and injuries. … Full Article

Crowdfunding saves Brooklyn Heights Cinema

Crowdfunding has saved the Brooklyn Heights Cinema – at least for now. Fans of the beloved neighborhood movie house, a fixture in the Heights since 1970, stepped up with pledges for cash donations on money-raising website Indiegogo. … Full Article

Secret Gowanus science group hosts horrifying animal stuffing contest

The subway ride to Gowanus this Sunday could be a bit hair raising.  … Full Article

Town hall on G train shutdown this Thursday in Greenpoint

Superstorm Sandy-related subway repairs to the G line are going to make it a lot harder for many Brooklynites to get around this summer. The G train will be suspended from July 26 through September 1 between Long Island City and Nassau Avenue. … Full Article

Gala raises $700,000 for HeartShare

HeartShare Human Services of New York raised $700,000 at its Spring Gala and Auction on March 27, an event that also marked the 100th anniversary of the non-profit social services agency based in downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Trump, Astorino take on Cuomo over NY gun control

ALBANY— Thousands of gun rights supporters have rallied at the state Capitol against gun control measures championed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. … Full Article

Brooklyn officials, transit advocates slam diversion of $30M From MTA

Brooklyn officials were in the vanguard yesterday of protests against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s diversion of $30 million in tax-revenue funds meant for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and transferring the money elsewhere within the state bureaucracy.  … Full Article

NYPD: No credible terrorist threat during Passover holiday

Police officials say no credible terrorist threat has been detected in New York City ahead of the Jewish holiday. But NYPD counterterrorism official John Miller told members of the Jewish community Tuesday they should remain aware nonetheless. … Full Article


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