The Bay Ridge community gathered on Wednesday for a memorial tribute to the brave veterans who sacrificed so much to defend our nation during World War II in honor of Pearl Harbor Day. … 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

Monday Aug. 31, Our World In Pictures

MISSISSIPPI — Katrina Victims Remembered: Volunteers walk past a lit wreath made in the symbol of Hurricane Katrina on the beach at Pass Christian, as residents and public officials join in the 10th anniversary commemoration of those who died during Hurricane Katrina  … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 6 public comment deadline is Monday

The deadline for the public to comment to the Empire State Development Corp. (ESD) on the proposed Pier 6 development in Brooklyn Bridge Park is Monday, Aug. 31, at 5 p.m. … Full Article

Slain security guard remembered as 'incredible human being'

A security guard who was killed on the job at a federal government office building on Aug. … Full Article

Friday Aug. 28, Our World In Pictures

NEW ORLEANS — Remembering Hurricane Katrina: In this Aug. 30, 2005 photo, a woman carries bottled water as she walks in oil-coated floodwaters. For photographer Bill Haber, Katrina wasn't just a story — it was personal. … Full Article

Battle of Brooklyn heroes may be one step closer to getting new memorial

The Revolutionary War’s Battle of Brooklyn is in the late August air. History lovers are going to ceremonies and reenactments all over the borough just as Gov. … Full Article

Amid Times Square complaints, NYPD announces new unit

Police have announced a new unit dedicated to patrolling Times Square following weeks of complaints about the panhandling tactics of costumed characters, such as Elmo and Batman, and topless women covered in body paint. … Full Article

Thursday Aug. 27, Our World In Pictures

VIRGINIA — Co-workers Cope With Tragic On-Air Shooting: Danielle Staub, WDBJ's Danville bureau chief, reports live from outside the station's studios recalling her memories of two co-workers who were fatally shot on Wednesday in Roanoke. … Full Article

Cobble Hill Association torn over leader as LICH development looms

Tensions at the Cobble Hill Association (CHA) have reached the boiling point just as the community group struggles with negotiations over the development of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site. … Full Article

PHOTO: Rally against childhood obesity and soda in Brooklyn

A large double-decker bus was parked next to Borough Hall on Wednesday afternoon to protest against soda and childhood obesity. … Full Article


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