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In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of a pivotal voting rights march in 1965 over the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Selma, Alabama to the state's capital of Montgomery, Brooklyn BP Eric Adams has  … Full Article

What's News for May 29

CONEY ISLAND — A Fire Department union official says poor communication between police and firefighters was a factor in a police officer's death at a Brooklyn fire. … Full Article

Traffic signals approved for Kent Avenue near Bushwick Inlet Park

After a months-long campaign, new traffic signals have been approved along two intersections of Williamsburg’s Kent Avenue to increase safety for pedestrians, State Assemblyman Joe Lentol (D-Brooklyn) announced today. … Full Article

Treyger, Colton to lead protest against Bensonhurst trash plant

Two elected officials who have spent years fighting the city’s plans for a garbage processing plant in Bensonhurst are set to renew their battle on Sunday. … Full Article

New markers bring to life history of Brooklyn waterfront

Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) and Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) have partnered to create a marker and interpretative signage project that reveals the history of the Brooklyn waterfront and highlights the ecological and sustainable features of the park. … Full Article

What's News for May 28

BOROUGHWIDE — A congressman pressed police Tuesday to reduce low-level marijuana arrests after new numbers suggested little change under a mayoral administration that vowed to lower them. … Full Article

Science hacks, stargazing come to Brooklyn for World Science Festival

Science and technology enthusiasts are heading to Downtown Brooklyn this week for the return of the World Science Festival. Events are taking place for the third year at NYU-Poly’s MetroTech campus and in Brooklyn Bridge Park, along with other Brooklyn venues and across the city. … Full Article

Tom Kane street naming ceremony set for Saturday

“Tom loved the community and the community loved him back,” said Camille Orrichio Loccisano, a friend of the late Tom Kane. … Full Article

Ferry runs aground at Jamaica Bay

FDNY responders evacuated 25 passengers and four crew members from a Seastreak ferry which ran aground in Jamaica Bay on Wednesday afternoon. … Full Article

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