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This year will be a big one at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Board President Regina Myer reported at a Feb. 26 Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) board meeting, held at Borough Hall. … Full Article

Brooklyn sailor serving on nuclear submarine

A Brooklyn man is getting the chance of a lifetime, serving on a nuclear submarine as a member of the U.S. Navy, where he is realizing his leadership qualities. … Full Article

City names Bay Ridge corner in memory of hero firefighter

Such was Firefighter Michael Behette’s dedication to duty that when the Sept. 11 attacks took place he drove all the way from Florida, where he was on vacation, to New York to help with the recover effort at Ground Zero. … Full Article

Save Pier 6 campaigns for more proportional development in Brooklyn Bridge Park

“The petition is very open-ended,” Lori Schomp explained to a woman strolling through Saturday’s Willowtown Fair. “We’re just asking for the community to be involved. As these decisions are evolving and happening very fast, we’d like the park to slow down so neighbors can have an input.” … Full Article

Cop recognized for stopping a gunfight at the Farragut Houses

The 84th Precinct Community Council named officer Philip Hirsh it’s Cop of the Month after he and his partner narrowly escaped a gunfight with three individuals in the hallways of the Farragut Houses two months ago. … Full Article

NYPD rescues Brooklyn Bridge jumper in dangerous mission

On Thursday at about 1:40 p.m., police responded to an emotionally disturbed male on the Brooklyn Bridge.. Upon arrival, members of the NYPD's Emergency Service Unit observed a male atop a metal stress beam on the Brooklyn-bound side of the bridge wearing duct tape and a mask over his face. … Full Article

What's News for May 22

Brooklyn prosecutors say a 75-year-old man beat his wife to death because she served him lentils for dinner instead of the goat he was craving. Noor Hussein is on trial in Brooklyn for murder in the death of his 66-year-old wife, Nazar Hussein, in 2011. … Full Article

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