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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

PHOTOS: September 11 Tribute in Light rehearsal

Shine Bright Like A Diamond.

In Brooklyn Heights, folks who went outdoors 
Wednesday night for a bit of fresh air got a stirring preview of this year's Tribute in Light commemoration. … Full Article

Thursday Sept. 3, Our World In Pictures

BEIJING — Anniversary Parade Shows Off Advances: Military medics take part in a parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender during World War II, held in front of Tiananmen Gate on Thursday. … Full Article

Long-time Cobble Hill Association head Roy Sloane resigns amid LICH controversy

After months of growing tension over the fate of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site, on Wednesday Roy Sloane, the acting head of the Cobble Hill Association, tendered his resignation as first vice-president. … Full Article

Two key voices speak out to support Pier 6 housing

Two influential and key figures related to Brooklyn’s waterfront have spoken out publicly to support the city’s housing plan for Pier 6. … Full Article

Tuesday Sept. 1, Our World In Pictures

SINGAPORE — Citizens Rally Behind Candidates: Opposition Workers' Party supporters cheer on their candidates at a nomination center on Tuesday. The city-state will hold a general election on Sept. … Full Article

Teens conduct litter sweep of Bensonhurst streets

More than 100 Bensonhurst teenagers are spending the last weeks of summer vacation before school re-opens sprucing up the sidewalks of their neighborhood and encouraging their fellow residents to do the same. … Full Article

Second phase begins for Verrazano Bridge repairs

Drivers will have to pay extra attention on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge now that a major reconstruction project has entered its next phase. … Full Article

Battle of Brooklyn celebration closes with Green-Wood ceremony

A week-long celebration of the 239th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn came to a close on Sunday with crowds of people on hand at the Green-Wood Cemetery to watch a reenactment before they paraded to the top of Battle Hill for a memorial ceremony. … Full Article

City Tech students ready to compete in solar home decathlon

Students from New York City College of Technology (City Tech) held a send-off party at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Thursday for a solar home they built, which will be shipped to California and entered into the 2015 Solar Decathlon International Competition in October. … Full Article

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