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Push to reopen War Memorial kicks off during Memorial Day celebration

Within Cadman Plaza Park is the Brooklyn War Memorial, a granite and limestone tribute to the more than 300,000 brave men and women from the borough who served in World War II. … Full Article

Montague Street anchor away, but maybe not for long

If you walked on Montague Street between Hicks Street and Montague Terrace/Pierrepont Place on Saturday, you may have noticed that the large iron anchor, a fixture in front of 76 Montague St. since 1981, is gone.  … Full Article

Cops kill man suspected in ex's slaying outside NY casino

The hunt for a man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend outside a casino ended Tuesday morning with police killing him in an elementary school parking lot. … Full Article

60 chickens fall off truck headed for live market in Brooklyn; birds rescued by farm sanctuary

Rescuers from Farm Sanctuary, America’s leading farm animal protection organization, on Friday visited NYC’s Animal Care and Control Center (AC&C) at 2336 Linden Blvd. in Brooklyn to pick up 60 chickens that fell off of a transport truck on Thursday. … Full Article
Brooklyn Über Driver Partners Complete 7 Mil Trips

VIDEO: Brooklyn Uber driver-partners complete nearly 7M trips

How many cab rides have you had in New York City during which a woman is behind the wheel? … Full Article

Green-Wood Cemetery's exhibit marks end of Civil War 150 years ago

Brooklyn's historic Green-Wood Cemetery, last resting place for thousands of Civil War veterans, is opening an exhibit commemorating the 150th anniversary of the end of the nation's bloodiest conflict. … Full Article

Hikind demands daily trash pickups at yeshivas

There are more than 60,000 students currently attending yeshivas in the heavily Jewish communities of Borough Park and Midwood according to Assemblymember Dov Hikind, who said that the figure represents a much larger enrollment than is found in the local public schools. … Full Article

Injured veteran honored at Memorial Day breakfast

An Iraq war veteran who suffered a traumatic brain injury and who gets by, these days, with help from her service dog was cited for her courage and fortitude at a special pre-Memorial Day breakfast in Bay Ridge on Thursday. … Full Article

Mock disasters rock MetroTech at FDNY EMS competition

Downtown Brooklyn was the scene of numerous staged fires, explosions and gas leaks on Thursday as the New York City Fire Department hosted its 15th annual FDNY EMS Competition and health fair, which takes place as part of National EMS Week. … Full Article

Thursday May 21, Our World In Pictures

INDIA — Woman Leads Herd: An elderly Kashmiri Bakarwal woman leads a herd of horse near Peer Ki Gali, 50 miles south of Srinagar on Wednesday. … Full Article

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