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A public hearing on the proposed 31- and 15-story residential towers at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park will be held this Thursday, July 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. at St. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Brooklyn takes part in New York City Marathon

The New York City Marathon took place on Sunday. Each year, the spectacle brings the city together like few other events. Here are some photos from the Associated Press and managing editor Samantha Samel highlighting the fun and festivities in Brooklyn: … Full Article

Military veterans earn salute from Bay Ridge pols

Jose H. Hernandez and Thomas Karnes were serving in the First Calvary Division when their unit was engaged in battle on a hilltop near Bon Song in Vietnam on Feb. 22, 1966. They encountered a tremendous amount of fire. … Full Article

Bratton: No credible threats against NYC Marathon

There are no credible threats against this weekend's New York City Marathon, Police Commissioner William Bratton said Thursday. … Full Article

Friday Oct. 31: Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK — NYPD Walks Past Sleeping Homeless Woman: New York City Police Department officers pass a homeless woman sleeping on a bench while patrolling in a 34th Street subway station on Thursday in New York. … Full Article

Comptroller Stringer, 2nd Annual Brooklyn Made Awards headline Brooklyn Chamber's Annual Meeting

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2014 Annual Membership Meeting & Trade Show on Wednesday night at Gargiulo's Restaurant in Coney Island, featuring New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer as the keynote speaker. … Full Article

Ghosts and aliens on the Brooklyn Bridge! A Halloween story

Nowadays, when people talk about haunted houses, they’re most likely referring to sites, temporarily set up for Halloween, that are designed to scare people out of their wits using all the high-tech tools at the organizers’ disposal — flashing lights, pre-recorded screams, skeletons that ap … Full Article

Sandy-scarred houses of worship neglected by federal law

For all the rebuilding since Superstorm Sandy, damaged houses of worship have been left out in the cold due to federal prohibitions on direct aid to religious institutions. … Full Article

NYC to drivers: ‘Drive 25 to stay alive’

Borough President Eric Adams wants Brooklyn drivers to be aware of the upcoming lowering of the city’s speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph – before it becomes official on Nov. 7. … Full Article

Thursday Oct. 30: Our World In Pictures

CALIFORNIA — Model Transformed for Halloween Makeup, Costume Contest: Model Evette Maranjo prepares to show off the makeup art of Jasmine Gonzalez during Bridges Beauty College's annual Halloween Makeup and costume contest on Wednesday. … Full Article

Mom: Daughter who died after choking had autism

The mother of a 21-year-old who died on Tuesday after choking at the School for International Studies in Boerum Hill says her daughter was autistic and was supposed to have full-time supervision. The school is located at 284 Baltic Street, off Court Street. … Full Article

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