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
Celebrating 75 years of the Brooklyn Heights Press, the Brooklyn Eagle recently interviewed Sam Ibrahim, General Manager of the Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge on his memories of the Heights.
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AFGHANISTAN — Afghan Soldier Walks Past Flames from Drug Burning Ceremony: An Afghan police soldier walks past opium and narcotics set on fire during a drug burning ceremony on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday. … Full Article
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff today in honor of the 61 men and women who lost their lives to Superstorm Sandy in New York. … Full Article