NYC's next top cop touts strategy to repair rift with public

The career cop picked to lead America's largest Police Department is embracing a throwback strategy to repair the deep rift that has opened between officers and the public. He wants patrol officers to get to know people on their beat on a first-name basis. … Full Article

NYCHA breaks ground on $41M FEMA recovery project in Coney Island

New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Chair and CEO Shola Olatoye broke ground Wednesday on a $41 million reconstruction project at the Coney Island Sites 4/5 development, funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). … Full Article

Agency Asks: What Would Make Atlantic and Flatbush Safer?

Call it a place where an accident doesn’t wait to happen. … Full Article

De Blasio: City will cooperate in LICH probe

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday insisted that the city acted appropriately in the controversial sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH), and said his administration is “absolutely ready to cooperate in every way” with any federal probe into his role in the sale. … Full Article

Unity parade of flags will open 2016 International Day of Friendship

More than 180 ethnicities are represented in Brooklyn and over 90 languages are spoken in the borough, with 47 percent of residents speaking a second language in their homes. … Full Article

Brooklyn native Jimmy O’Neill to replace Bratton as NYC Police Commissioner

At a press conference at City Hall on Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced that Bratton is stepping down in September. … Full Article

NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton stepping down

New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton is resigning his post atop the nation's largest police force, after a tenure in which he received credit for keeping crime down and navigated tension between police and minority communities. … Full Article

Judge throws out Brooklyn Bridge Park Pierhouse lawsuit

State Supreme Court Justice Lawrence Knipel on Thursday threw out a lawsuit attempting to block construction of part of the Pierhouse residential/ hotel complex at 130 Furman Street in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Brooklyn Muslims blast Trump over Khan remarks

The controversy of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s inflammatory statement about the parents of a Muslim U.S. soldier killed in the war in Iraq is huge. … Full Article

Parking meter proliferation alarms Bay Ridge residents

Parking meters are sprouting like ugly weeds in Bay Ridge, according to angry residents who charged that the city’s recent installation of muni-meters in their neighborhood is unfair. … Full Article


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