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Missing Israeli teenager has strong Brooklyn roots

The family of an Israeli-American teen believed to have been abducted in the West Bank says it has received an outpouring of support from friends and family back in the U.S. … Full Article

Transit Museum celebrates subway system’s 110th birthday

The Transit Museum in Downtown Brooklyn celebrated the 110th birthday of the New York City subway system on Saturday with music, food, kid-friendly workshops, a special cake and a ride on a vintage-1932 subway train.  … Full Article

Kentile sign relocating, but staying in Gowanus

An agreement appears to have been reached with the developer to dismantle but preserve the sign so that it can be relocated to another location in Gowanus. The owner, Iyahu Cohen, has agreed to donate it to the nonprofit Gowanus Alliance, which will repurpose it at a new location. … Full Article

Lost your wallet on subway? Don’t pay to get it back, MTA warns

Scammers, schemers and sleazy stealers – they’re all out there and they’re working overtime to come up with ways to get their hands on your money. Crooks are even going after subway riders who have lost wallets, pocketbooks, iPhones and other valuables on trains. … Full Article

Source: Medical marijuana "high-ly" likely to pass in New York

The Empire State may soon join over 20 other jurisdictions in the country that have embraced medical marijuana, lending critical relief to chronically-injured patients. … Full Article

Reyna honored by Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow

Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna was cited for her commitment to young people by the leaders of the non-profit group Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT), who gave Eric Adams's second-in-command their Community Leadership Award at a recent dinner at Battery Gardens in Manhattan. … Full Article

reBar owner pleads guilty to grand larceny, tax fraud

Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson, together with New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Thomas H. … Full Article

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