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BP Adams led memorial bike ride to honor cyclists recently killed in crashes

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams led about 50 community residents and cycling advocates on a bike ride on Sunday to honor two cyclists recently killed in crashes and to demand enforcement of the traffic laws that could have saved their lives. … Full Article

Sprawling corruption case with humble beginnings roils NYC

After a successful attack on corruption in New York's state government, the hard-charging federal prosecutor in Manhattan appears to have set his sights on New York City. … Full Article

A.G. Schneiderman probing NYC voting snafus

Saying he had received more than a thousand complaints during the course of the Primary Election on Tuesday, NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Wednesday opened an investigation into alleged improprieties by the NYC Board of Elections. … Full Article

Met Council helps needy families prepare for Passover

More than 240,000 low-income New Yorkers, including thousands in Brooklyn, will be able to enjoy Passover with joy and dignity, thanks to two organizations which worked together on a kosher food distribution in preparation for the Jewish holiday. … Full Article

Bay Ridge couple’s baby news has humorous touch

Bay Ridge residents Ray and Joanna Riley, who are expecting their first child later this year, did what many young couples do these days: They used social media to communicate their joyful news to the world. … Full Article

Prince Hotel owner takes city to court to stop sale

The city is moving ahead with the planned auction of the trouble-plagued Prince Hotel in Bay Ridge, despite the fact that the hotel’s owner is taking the de Blasio administration to court over the matter, according to a local lawmaker. … Full Article

BP Adams cuts ribbon on expansion of free legal services clinic at Borough Hall

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Monday cut the ribbon on an expansion of his free legal services clinic at Brooklyn Borough Hall, which will provide critical resources for Brooklyn families who want to claim their rights under the law but cannot afford to hire an attorney. … Full Article

Brooklyn native flies next generation of helicopters

Olufemi Lawrence is getting the chance to do what few people have done. Lawrence, a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, is currently serving with a helicopter squadron that flies the Navy’s newest and most technologically advanced helicopter. … Full Article

Monday April 18, Our World In Pictures

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — Candidate Dances at Block Party: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton dances with New York State Sen. Adriano Espaillat at a block party in the neighborhood on Sunday. … Full Article

Union workers paint the Mary A. Whalen for free

Painters Ahoy! Here are photos the Brooklyn Eagle took of unionized workers spiffing up the Mary A. Whalen, free of charge. … Full Article

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