Veterans hail decision to keep full service at VA hospital

Brooklyn’s military veterans were breathing a big sigh of relief after a local lawmaker announced that plans by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to close an inpatient surgical unit at the Veterans Administration New York Harbor Healthcare System in Bay Ridge have been scrapped. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today October 11: Brooklyn Bridge Park Waterfront Gala Raises Record $1.35 Million

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 72°, Night 57°, Mostly Cloudy then Chance Showers
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Search begins for new Brooklyn CB6 district manager following Hammerman resignation

Longtime Community Board 6 District Manager Craig Hammerman has submitted his resignation from his $121,000-a-year position, which will go into effect on Oct. 20, according to Hammerman’s attorney and published accounts. … Full Article

Brooklyn sailor continues 75 years of Seabee tradition

“We Build, We Fight” has been the motto of the U. S. … Full Article

Half a century of celebration: Ragamuffin kiddie march, 3rd Ave. Fair on tap

Get ready Brooklyn, because a great weekend is coming your way! Grab hold of it and enjoy! … Full Article

Tuesday October 10, Our World in Pictures

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sun Rises: In this Tuesday photo, the Capitol is seen at sunrise. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park waterfront gala raises record $1.35 million

In a night full of celebrities and New Yorkers alike, the Brooklyn Black Tie Ball near Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 2 basketball courts, raised a record $1.35 million for the park Thursday night. … Full Article

Friday October 6, Our World in Pictures

CALIFORNIA — Getting Ready for Fleet Week: In advance of Fleet Week performances, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly over the San Francisco Bay on Thursday. … Full Article

Puerto Rico after Maria: How can Brooklyn residents help?

The city’s efforts to provide emergency aid to Puerto Rico have shifted into high gear, with Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito calling on residents to drop off donations at locations including 24 firehouses and EMS stations, NYPD precincts, transit agencies and p … Full Article


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