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Liu says he saved the city $5 billion

Comptroller John Liu, who has less than three months left in office, summed up his career as the New York’s financial watchdog as a success, pointing out that he saved the city $5 billion by scrutinizing expenditures and bringing municipal government excesses to light. … Full Article

Bushwick Inlet Park opens

The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation cut the ribbon on its newest and greenest facility, an innovative 15,500 square foot multi-use building serving North Brooklyn’s waterfront. … Full Article

2 rabbis among 4 charged in FBI divorce sting

TRENTON— Two rabbis and two other men are accused in an FBI sting carried out in New Jersey and New York of plotting to kidnap and torture a man to force him to grant a religious divorce. … Full Article

Brooklyn Dodgers star Andy Pafko dies at 92

MILWAUKEE— Andy Pafko, a four-time All-Star who played on the last Chicago Cubs team to reach the World Series and was the famously forlorn outfielder who watched Bobby Thomson's "Shot Heard 'Round the World" sail over the left-field wall during the 1951 National Leagu … Full Article

Bay Ridge eco dock grand opening set for Oct. 17

Kayakers and other aquatic fans are going to be happy to hear this news: the southern Brooklyn’s first eco dock will have its grand opening on Oct. 17. … Full Article

OPINION: Subway, rail extensions shortchange outer boroughs

Anyone who rides the subways today and sees the advertisements and public service announcements inside the train cars knows about the MTA’s biggest current projects. … Full Article

ALERT: Tornado Watch in NYC until 5 p.m.

A Tornado Watch is in effect for New York City until 5 Monday afternoon, according to NYC.gov. New York City says construction sites and buildings should be secured, because high winds are expected. … Full Article

De Blasio amicus brief filed In NY campaign finance case

Bill de Blasio, public advocate and Democratic nominee for New York City mayor, has filed an amicus brief in federal court opposing a lawsuit by a newly formed political action committee to overturn limits on donations from wealthy donors. … Full Article

Going to the Pulaski Day Parade? MTA running shuttle buses

If you’re going to the Pulaski Day Parade on Sunday, the MTA will accommodate you by putting extra shuttle buses on the street of north Brooklyn to take you to Manhattan. … Full Article

Mother: Daughter in Capitol chase was depressed

The mother of a Connecticut woman, and former Brooklyn student, who was shot to death by police after trying to breach a barrier at the White House said her daughter was suffering from post-partum depression. … Full Article

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