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Gun laws: After Parkland, what do NY officials want?

Following the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, New York officials are calling for tighter regulation of firearms. Here’s what they want to happen: … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library announces plan to upgrade Central Library

Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) is embarking on an ambitious, $135 million capital plan to upgrade the Central Library, its flagship branch and the city’s largest lending library, BPL leadership announced today. … Full Article

Brooklyn students ride to Washington to participate in March For Our Lives

“God grant us a safe trip and safe return,” bus captain Natasha Sherry-Perez, community engagement manager for Brooklyn’s Uncommon Schools and bus captain intoned solemnly as it gradually pulled away from its temporary berth on Pacific Street. … Full Article

St. Patrick’s Parade brightens Bay Ridge

The Bay Ridge Saint Patrick’s Day Parade took place more than a week after St. Patrick’s Day, but that made it extra special in the eyes of the spectators who lined the parade route to cheer for the bag pipe bands, Irish step dancers and other marchers. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today March 26: Off-peak Subway Passengers are Being Left Stranded

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 48°, Night 32°, Sunny. … Full Article

Monday March 26, Our World in Pictures

BELARUS — Celebrating Independence Day: People wave the old Belarus republic flags during a rally commemorating the founding of Belarus' 1918 proclamation of independence from Russia in Minsk on Sunday. … Full Article

Off-peak subway riders left stranded, says Stringer report

New York City is increasingly a 24-hour city — but the city’s subway system is leaving its off-peak customers waiting on the platform, according to a study released by Comptroller Scott Stringer on Friday.
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Park Slope St. Patrick’s Day Parade is Brooklyn’s oldest

It was a sea of green as Irish eyes were smiling in Brooklyn on Sunday as Park Slope held its 43rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. And it certainly felt like Ireland had relocated to the borough as crowds of marchers and revelers traveled along the parade route. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today March 23: Brooklyn Navy Yard Gets New Leaders

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 47°, Night 32°, Partly Cloudy … Full Article

Friday March 23, Our World in Pictures

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Trump Imposes Tariffs: President Donald Trump speaks before he signs a presidential memorandum imposing tariffs and investment restrictions on China in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Thursday, in Washington. … Full Article

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