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OBITUARY: Brooklyn native Jerry Weintraub, longtime Hollywood producer, dies at 77

Brooklyn native Jerry Weintraub, the dynamic producer and manager who pushed the career of John Denver and produced such hit movies as "Nashville" and "Ocean's Eleven," has died. He was 77. … Full Article

DOT to resurface Borough Park roadways

The Department of Transportation (DOT) will be busy in Borough Park this summer, repaving several streets in the neighborhood to ensure a smooth ride for motorists navigating local roadways. … Full Article

Brooklyn woman celebrates 116th birthday

When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in the world with birthdates in the 1800s. … Full Article

Monday July 6, Our World In Pictures

CHICAGO — Fans Cheer for U.S. Women’s Soccer: Fans are seen cheering after a goal by U.S. player Carli Lloyd during the Women's World Cup final on Sunday. The fans watched the action on a jumbo screen in Lincoln Park as the U.S. won 5-2. … Full Article

Spectators flock to Brooklyn’s waterfront for NYC’s July 4th fireworks show

Hundreds of thousands of spectators poured into Brooklyn’s waterfront neighborhoods on Saturday to watch the annual Macy's Fourth of July fireworks display. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Flag burning at Fort Greene Park

An activist group called Disarm NYPD organized a flag burning at Fort Greene Park on Wednesday to raise awareness of racist violence in the United States, according to the Associated Press. … Full Article

More cops may be headed to Brooklyn’s 84th Precinct

Mayor Bill de Blasio recently agreed to add 1,300 new cops to the city’s payroll – and some of them may be headed to Brooklyn’s 84th Precinct. … Full Article

Bees swarm into Bay Ridge

A swarm of bees had Bay Ridge buzzing! Thousands of honey bees made themselves at home in a tree on a residential block on 83rd Street between Third and Fourth avenues Monday night to the consternation of local residents who feared getting stung. … Full Article

New York proposal would limit for-hire vehicles during study

Staff and drivers for ride-hailing company Uber gathered outside City Hall on Tuesday to protest legislation that would put limits on for-hire vehicles while the city conducts a study on whether the sharp growth of the industry has an impact on traffic congestion. … Full Article

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