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For all the rebuilding since Superstorm Sandy, damaged houses of worship have been left out in the cold due to federal prohibitions on direct aid to religious institutions. … Full Article

Brooklyn puts it in writing, ‘We support Fort Hamilton troops’

The U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton was established in 1825 and has honored many military traditions over the past 189 years. … Full Article

Tuesday Sept. 30: Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN — Neil Diamond Performs at His Former Brooklyn High School: Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond performs at his former high school, Erasmus Hall High School, for his first-ever performance in his hometown in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Monday. … Full Article

George Shuba, former Brooklyn Dodger, dead at 89

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio— George "Shotgun" Shuba, a member of the 1955 World Series champion Brooklyn Dodgers who was best known for offering a congratulatory handshake to minor league teammate Jackie Robinson, died Monday. He was 89. … Full Article

Gravesend corner named in memory of FDNY hero

A Gravesend street corner now bears the name of a firefighter who worked on the recovery effort at the World Trade Center in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks and who later contracted cancer. … Full Article

In two boroughs, two rallies over NYPD actions

Hundreds have attended rallies over the actions of New York City police officers — one in protest, the other in support. … Full Article

Monday Sept. 29: Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK — Tunnel to Towers Run Honors Deceased Brooklyn Firefighter: Runners pass 1 World Trade Center during the annual "Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers" memorial run on Sunday in New York. The run honors New York firefighter Stephen Siller who on Sept. … Full Article
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VIDEO: Photoville brings Brooklyn Bridge Park to life

You'd think that giant shipping containers would negatively impact the beauty of Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library harnesses power of young philanthropists

Brooklyn native Shauneequa Owusu is a rising star at the New York Academy of Medicine who has used the Brooklyn Public Library all her life. … Full Article

Brooklyn well represented at new section of Manhattan's High Line

Our beloved borough is present in the form of a Brooklyn Soda Works stand on the shoreline of that other river, the Hudson. The popular soda purveyor has a prominent spot to sell its wares on the newly opened section of the High Line, a park fashioned from an old railway line. … Full Article

Brooklyn teen killed, 3 others hurt in NJ Turnpike crash

A Brooklyn teenager was killed and three other people were seriously injured when a tractor-trailer and a minivan collided on the New Jersey Turnpike. … Full Article

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