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On Friday, days after three-year-old Jaden Jordan was found badly beaten and covered in feces in Gravesend, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams launched the Operation C.A.R.E. … Full Article

Howard Dunn helped Bay Ridge show its patriotism

Howard Dunn, a World War II veteran who became famous in Bay Ridge for his dedication to veterans’ causes and his patriotic and painstaking efforts to plant hundreds of American flags on sidewalks throughout the neighborhood, died on Sept. 25 after a long illness. He was 88 years old. … Full Article

Brooklyn Borough Hall meeting Monday on expanded ferry service

A public meeting about the city’s plan to expand ferry service to Red Hook, Sunset Park, Bay Ridge, Rockaway, and other areas of the city will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. … Full Article

Number of homeless increases in Bay Ridge

With the city awash with reports of more homeless people living on the streets, solid, middle-class neighborhoods like Bay Ridge are not immune to the problem, according to local officials. … Full Article

Thursday Sept. 24, Our World In Pictures

PROSPECT PARK — Community Runs for Kids: Thousands of New Yorkers partook in the 11th annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City Race for the Kids — part of Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play — on Sept. 19. … Full Article

Comptroller: Brooklyn Bridge Park might be able to issue bonds instead of building at Pier 6

The New York City Comptroller’s Office said that the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) may be able to issue tax-exempt bonds through a conduit agency to finance capital improvements. … Full Article

Feds inspect Shore Road Promenade

Experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers inspected the Shore Road Promenade on Tuesday with an eye toward identifying locations that could be repaired under a resiliency program. … Full Article

Wednesday, Sept. 23, Our World In Pictures

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — Pope Arrives in U.S.: President Barack Obama and Pope Francis stand at attention during the playing of the national anthems at a state arrival ceremony for the Pope on Wednesday on the South Lawn of the White House. 
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Judge dismisses lawsuit vs. Pierhouse development in Brooklyn Bridge Park

A Brooklyn judge on Monday dismissed the case against the Pierhouse hotel/condo development in Brooklyn Bridge Park, deeply disappointing advocates who claimed the park misled the public about the height of the project. … Full Article

Brooklyn Strand workshop gives residents a voice

Community Board 2 and the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership hosted a workshop at the Willoughby Senior Center on Monday, giving residents the chance to explain any concerns about the Brooklyn Strand. … Full Article

Commodore Barry Club participates in Irish heritage event at Green-Wood

The Commodore Barry Club, a Brooklyn-based Irish-American organization, participated in the Irish Heritage Trail on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.  … Full Article

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