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D stands for ‘Dirtiest’ train

Coney Island
The D train was the big winner, or loser, depending on which way you want to look at it, of the Straphangers Campaign’s survey of the dirtiest subway trains. … Full Article

More Brooklyn neighborhoods will be recycling kitchen scraps soon

Brooklyn Boro
A pilot program requiring residents to sort organic waste into special brown outdoor “organics bins” for curbside pickup will be expanding into Park Slope, Gowanus, Greenwood Heights, Sunset Park, and Bay Ridge. … Full Article

NYPD boss: Police stations 'deplorable,' conditions won't improve anytime soon

New York City
Police Commissioner William Bratton is calling building conditions in many of New York City's aging precinct stations "deplorable." Bratton made the remark on Friday while testifying at a City Council hearing. … Full Article

Howe's Brooklyn: A 1907 Brooklyn March, other music time forgot, featured to raise funds for Promenade Gardens

Brooklyn Heights
Finally, after all these years, the 1907 Brooklyn Daily Eagle Bridge Crush March is heard live by a 21st Century audience in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Now families can bring their dogs to Brooklyn domestic violence shelter

Brooklyn Boro
Now Sparky can come to the shelter. Many domestic violence victims – up to half, depending on the study -- don’t flee from their abusive situations because they are afraid of what will happen to their pets. … Full Article

Grimm hosts Victorian Tea for 21st Century women

Bensonhurst
U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm turned into a waiter for an afternoon, pouring tea and offering scones on a tray to a group of highly accomplished women at a luncheon he hosted in their honor on Wednesday. … Full Article

84th Precinct officer saves life of 3-month-old

Brooklyn Boro
It was a typically cold day in early January when police officer Jeff Boardman and his partner received a call that there was an unconscious baby at the Bank of America on Fulton Street. Only two blocks away, he quickly raced to the scene. … Full Article

Progress seen on NYCHA repairs in East Brooklyn

East New York
Mary Smith had one problem, and then she had several. The heating in her living room at the Fiorentino Plaza Houses in East New York conked out about three years ago. Then her hot water went. She began hauling pots of hot water from the stove to her bathroom to bathe. … Full Article

Lecture Series: ‘The Affordable Care Act & What it Means for You’

The Dodge Y is teaming up with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, March 18, to host an educational lecture on the Affordable Care Act.  … Full Article

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