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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

NYPD families tie blue ribbons to show support for police

A movement started by two Staten Island women to demonstrate support for police officers in the wake of the shooting deaths of three Baton Rouge cops in July has quickly grown into an international show of respect for law enforcement, according to the founders, who came to Bay Ridge on Tues … Full Article

Greenpoint’s USS Monitor trail marker stolen

Community historic memorials, markers, statuary, artwork as well as cemetery memorials across the country have been subject to vandalism and theft throughout history. Despite these attempts at destroying the pride of communities and the memories of families and heroes from the past, their m … Full Article

Cops hunt killer of woman found in Owl’s Head Park

The Police Department has released video of a person of interest in connection with the mysterious death of a Bay Ridge woman whose badly beaten body was found inside Owl’s Head Park on Sept. 29. … Full Article

Shore Patrol: Pols warn mayor not to shortchange Red Hook on flood protection funding

They want to be sure about Red Hook’s shore. A pair of elected officials who represent the waterfront neighborhood are warning the de Blasio administration not to cut federal funding intended to protect it from flooding in future storms. … Full Article

Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announces he has cancer

Professionally, he leads the borough’s fight against crime; but Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced this week that he’s personally involved in a fight against cancer. … Full Article

Henrik Krogius, Emmy Award-winning NBC News producer and chronicler of Brooklyn Heights, dies at 87

Brooklyn lost a tireless chronicler early Tuesday morning as Henrik Krogius – world traveler, Emmy-award winning NBC news producer and editor of the Brooklyn Heights Press and Cobble-Hill News for 22 of Brooklyn’s most transformative years – passed away at the age of 87. … Full Article

The end of an era for a Cobble Hill cornerstone

Longtime residents of Cobble Hill will remember the Community Bookstore as a warm and welcoming place where visitors could get lost in a maze of timeless classics, dusty toys and vintage records. … Full Article

Haitian Americans in Brooklyn prepare to aid countrymen as Hurricane Matthew hits the island

As Hurricane Matthew deluged western Haiti with torrential rains and winds of nearly 150 miles per hour Monday, countrymen here in Brooklyn mobilized to help them survive the storm. … Full Article

Community groups band together to oppose 49-story Downtown Brooklyn tower

Six community groups and co-op boards in Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn have formed a consortium to fight off a plan to build a 49-story luxury-apartment tower with affordable units in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

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