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More than a dozen sex offenders residing in unmarked Prospect-Lefferts Gardens building

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens residents were alarmed to discover that a nondescript, unmarked building in their neighborhood has been home to more than a dozen sex offenders. 1785 Bedford Ave., between Sterling St. and Lefferts Ave., began housing the dangerous residents about two years ago. … Full Article

Gov. Cuomo declares 'Climate Week' in New York

ALBANY— Gov. Andrew Cuomo has designated this week "Climate Week" to get New Yorkers thinking about the challenges of climate change. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights couple honored at Green-Wood gala

Earl Weiner and Gina Ingoglia received the seventh annual DeWitt Clinton Award for Excellence in front of some 300 friends, fellow board members and elected officials at a fundraising gala at the historic Green-Wood Cemetery to support its preservation, public programs and a new visitor center on … Full Article

Friday Sept. 19: Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK — A Balloon Inflates for Adirondack Festival: Landon Pelkey, 5, from Warren County, N.Y., watches in amazement as a balloon inflates during the first day of the Adirondack Balloon Festival at Crandall Park in Glens Falls on Thursday evening. … Full Article

Anti-Semitic attacks on the rise in NYC, worried officials say

There have been 224 hate crimes committed in New York City this year and 89 of them were anti-Semitic attacks against Jews, according to a group of lawmakers who held a rally on the steps of City Hall on Thursday to denounce the incidents. … Full Article

NYC municipal ID cards to offer free incentives

Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration is adding incentives to encourage more New Yorkers to obtain a municipal identification card, aiming to increase the card's reach once it is unveiled next year.
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Brooklyn panel to focus on effects of fracking

People from across the U.S. and Latin America will give firsthand accounts of how the negative impacts of fracking in their local communities and countries have harmed them at a panel on Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. … Full Article

HITN-TV to reopen damaged Brooklyn headquarters

HITN-TV, the largest Spanish-language national cable network, is re-opening its Brooklyn-based studio after it was destroyed in 2012 by Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article

Thursday Sept. 18: Our World In Pictures

SCOTLAND — Polls Opened for Scotland Independence: David Aguilar from Catalonia, who is visiting Scotland to support the Scottish independence referendum, holds up a placard supporting a Yes vote at passing motorists in Edinburgh, Scotland, Thursday. … Full Article

MTA bus kills woman in Brooklyn trying to retrieve cellphone

A woman in Brooklyn was killed when she was run over by an MTA bus while trying to retrieve a cellphone. … Full Article

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