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At a meeting Thursday on the proposed Combined Sewer Overflow Facility at the head of the Gowanus Canal, residents and others voiced concern about the public space that is part of the propose … Full Article

Friday October 13, Our World in Pictures

PUERTO RICO — Trump’s Comments Cause Uproar: Ducks sit on the branch of a tree next to a home destroyed by Hurricane Maria in Toa Baja on Thursday. … Full Article

City to stomp out rats at 33 Bushwick, Bed-Stuy schools

Bushwick and Bedford-Stuyvesant may be home to artists and hipsters, but they are also the most rat-infested neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Now the city is taking its war on rats to the vermin living off mountains of trash produced at more than 33 schools in the area. … Full Article

Check out Brooklyn Bridge Park’s planned Pier 2 uplands

In fall of 2018, construction will begin on the 3.2 acre Pier 2 uplands in Brooklyn Bridge Park — the current site of the popular Pop-Up Pool. The parkland that will replace the pool will feature a bowl-shaped grassy swath, a water play area and meandering paths. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today October 13: de Blasio Town Hall to Hit Brooklyn Heights

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 64°, Night 61°, Partly Sunny
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Thursday October 12, Our World in Pictures

SWITZERLAND — Pilots Perform: The aerobatic team of the Swiss Air Force performs at the shooting event in Axalp on Thursday. Every year in late autumn, the Swiss Air Force pilots show off their skills in the Swiss Alps above Axalp Ebenfluh. … Full Article

Friday is the deadline to register to vote in Nov. 7 election

Brooklynites will be voting for mayor, public advocate, borough president, district attorney and a number of City Council members in the Nov. 7 general election, along with deciding issues like whether or not there should be a convention to revise the state Constitution. … Full Article

Bensonhurst corner co-named for Italian-American immigrant

A Bensonhurst street just got a new name. … Full Article

Neighbors demand senior housing at Angel Guardian site

A sprawling piece of property in Dyker Heights where kindhearted Catholic nuns ran an orphanage for more than 80 years should be turned into housing for senior citizens, according to neighbors living in the vicinity who have formed an advocacy group to promote the idea. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today October 12: Brooklyn man threatens second Las Vegas shooting

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 66°, Night 52°, Decreasing Clouds and Breezy
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Wednesday October 11, Our World in Pictures

PHILIPPINES — Navy Ship Docks: A crew member of the Royal Australian Navy HMAS Adelaide, an amphibious assault ship and landing helicopter dock, throws a line as it docks in the South Harbor for a five-day port call on Tuesday in Manila. … Full Article

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