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At a meeting Thursday on the proposed Combined Sewer Overflow Facility at the head of the Gowanus Canal, residents and others voiced concern about the public space that is part of the propose … Full Article

5 years post-Sandy, NYCHA begins massive resiliency project at Red Hook Houses

It’s been five years since Superstorm Sandy ravaged the city, and on Tuesday, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) broke ground on a $63 million project to replace all 28 roofs at Red Hook Houses. … Full Article

Gentile, Dept. of Sanitation announce trash collection program for large items

In an effort to curb residents’ confusion on how to properly dispose of large bulk items such as air conditioners, refrigerators and mattresses, City Councilmemember Vincent Gentile (Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights-Bensonhurst) held a news conference on Friday to discuss his new citywide trash coll … Full Article

Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund still at work

In the days leading up to the 16th anniversary of the World Trade Center terror attack, the Sept. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today September 8: Kushner Cos. Drops Out Of Deal To Buy Witnesses' Hotel

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 74°, Night 58°, Mostly Sunny.
 … Full Article

Friday September 8, Our World in Pictures

CUBA — Tourists Evacuate: Winds brought by Hurricane Irma blow palm trees lining the seawall in Caibarien on Friday. … Full Article

Thursday September 7, Our World in Pictures

PORTUGAL — Full Moon Fills Sky: The full moon rises behind Lisbon's Saint George's castle hill as night falls on Wednesday. … Full Article

Bedford-Union Armory fight spills over into 35th City Council debate in Brooklyn

The fight over the future of the Bedford-Union Armory in Crown Heights was at the center of Wednesday night’s candidate forum for the hotly contested District 35 City Council race. … Full Article

Brooklyn native serving aboard U.S. Navy ship forged from World Trade Center steel

As the nation prepares to observe the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a 2003 Lafayette High School graduate and Brooklyn native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard a ship built using steel from the World Trade Center. … Full Article

Hikind seeks probe into Vermont incident that targeted Brooklyn hasidic family

Assemblymember Dov Hikind (D-Borough Park-Midwood) is calling on Vermont Gov. Phil Scott to investigate an incident that targeted a Hasidic Jewish family from Brooklyn who were traveling through Vermont. … Full Article

Social service agency expands outreach into Brownsville

A nonprofit organization that provides social services to low-income families is moving into Brownsville in a big way, officials announced this week. … Full Article

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