Transit officials and the union representing an estimated 34,000 New York City subway and bus workers have reached a tentative contract deal that includes raises but also higher health insurance pa … Full Article

Worker injured at Bay Ridge `Green Church' site

Bay Ridge
A construction worker is taken in a stretcher after he fell off a 6-foot ladder at a building site for a new school at Ovington Avenue and 70th Street, Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Plaudits for new Squibb Bridge to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights
A newly-opened wooden “trail bridge,” zig-zagging dramatically downward from Squibb Park in Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park, captivated those who ventured onto it at lunchtime Friday. … Full Article

Alexandra Bowie elected BHA president

Brooklyn Heights
The Brooklyn Heights Association has elected Alexandra Bowie, seen here, as its new president, succeeding Jane McGroarty., … Full Article

Lights on again at famed clock tower

Fort Greene
After undergoing extensive repairs, the iconic clock at the top of the landmark Williamsburgh Savings Bank in Fort Greene was lit again on Tuesday night for the first time since 2008,  reclaiming its place in the nighttime skyline over Brooklyn. … Full Article

Elephants dance through DUMBO on the way to Barclays Center

DUMBO never had much experience with elephants (leaving aside the Walt Disney elephant character called "Dumbo") until now. … Full Article

Catholic school principal, book store owner are among senate award winners

Bay Ridge
Just in the nick of time, before Women’s History Month ends, state Sen. Marty Golden will host a ceremony honoring the accomplishments of female educators, merchants, and civic leaders in his district.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Con Ed employee recieves award

A Con Edison researcher from Borough Park, Brooklyn has won a prestigious industry award for his work on a project to make the delivery of electricity safer. 
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Eileen C. Dugan Memorial Run to be held in Brooklyn Bridge Park

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, St. Francis College, and Brooklyn Bridge Park will partner for the second year in a row and welcome the 15th Eileen C. Dugan Memorial 5K back to Brooklyn Bridge Park.  … Full Article

OSHA probes trash man’s DUMBO tragedy

The U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has opened an investigation of Saturday morning’s tragic accident involving a young worker at a private garbage firm in DUMBO. … Full Article

Prospect Park looks to spring, post-Sandy

Prospect Park
Evidence of the devastation Hurricane Sandy wrought in Prospect Park lingers as weathered tree stumps await removal and yellow police tape rings drooping trees. … Full Article


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