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Brooklyn Historical Society celebrates Brooklyn Heights as first designated landmark district

It was a world-class gathering of leaders in preservation. Monday night the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS), serving Brooklyn for 150 years, hosted a bright, upbeat celebration of the 50th anniversary — to the exact day — of the city's designation of Brooklyn Heights as the first Landmark … Full Article

Pols demand city stop dredging at trash plant site

Councilmember Mark Treyger and Assemblymember William Colton, who have been leading a battle against the city over the construction of a waste transfer station on the Bensonhurst waterfront, charged that a dredging project connected with the facility is endangering the community. … Full Article

Tuesday Nov. 24, Our World In Pictures

BRUSSELS — City Takes Precaution: Police officers patrol the Grand Place on Tuesday. The lockdown has closed the capital’s subways and schools. … Full Article

NYC emergency responders go through active shooter drill

Hundreds of emergency responders simulated a subway terror attack on Sunday, days before one of the city's biggest public events: the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. … Full Article

Monday Nov. 23, Our World In Pictures

LOS ANGELES — J.LO Opens Awards with a Bang: Jennifer Lopez performs at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday. … Full Article

84th Precinct cops honored for catching motorcycle thief

The 84th Precinct Community Council honored two NYPD officers, Gustavo Jaramillo and Alex Guess, with its Cop of the Month award, for their role in the arrest of a perp responsible for multiple motorcycle thefts at its most recent meeting at Congregation Mount Sinai in Brooklyn Heights last … Full Article

Brooklyn Arabs outraged by rhetoric on Syrian refugees

Arab-American leaders expressed outrage over the reaction by elected officials across the country against President Barack Obama’s plan to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees in the U.S. … Full Article

Friday Nov. 20, Our World In Pictures

GREECE — Issues Grow at Border: A migrant holds a sign reading ''Where is humanity gone'' at no man's land, as Macedonian policemen guard the borders of their country near Idomeni village on Thursday. … Full Article

Levin pushes for bigger Brooklyn Heights Library at City Council hearing

During a packed four-hour City Council subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, Councilmember Stephen Levin said he would not support the sale and redevelopment of the site of the Brooklyn Heights Library branch unless he was convinced “it’s a good deal for the local community and Brooklyn Public Libra … Full Article

Lander, officials reject LICH proposal backed by Fortis

"The community does not support this ULURP proposal— and neither do I," said Councilmember Brad Lander at Thursday night’s fall meeting of the Cobble Hill Association (CHA). … Full Article

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