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The MTA will soon be launching a discounted transit pass called the Atlantic Ticket, which will take riders to Atlantic Terminal from East New York and Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn, and seven statio … Full Article

PTA leader who posted blackface images has resigned

The PTA co-president at a Park Slope elementary school resigned after photos of old-time performers in blackface that she posted on Facebook led to charges of racism,  … Full Article

Feeling left out, Coney Island residents demand ferry service

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s big announcement that the city is pumping $300 million into the ferry system to buy bigger boats didn’t impress Coney Island residents, who charged that the city’s ferry frenzy is unfairly bypassing their waterfront neighborhood. … Full Article

More arrests expected in NXIVM sex cult case

A prosecutor says that more people will be charged in the criminal investigation of a cult-like group that included former “Smallville” actress Allison Mack. … Full Article

De Blasio dashes transit advocates' hopes on L-Train Shutdown

Mayor Bill de Blasio dashed the hopes of transit advocates by suggesting on Thursday that he opposes creating 24/7 bus-only lanes on 14th Street in Manhattan during next year's L-train shutdown — a proposal that many believe is essential to lessening the impact of the transit crisis. … Full Article

Velazquez proposes ‘Superfund Tax’ to combat Trump EPA budget cuts

A Brooklyn congresswoman whose district includes three federal Superfund sites is calling for a new tax on all chemical and large oil companies to fund the cleanup of some toxic locations. … Full Article

MILESTONES: May 4, birthdays for Erin Andrews, Rory McIlroy, Cesc Fabregas

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 123rd day of the year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 4: Brooklyn's Tallest Building Begins Its Rise to the Top

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 85°, Night 63°, Partly Sunny then Slight Chance of T-storms … Full Article

De Blasio, in Bay Ridge, announces enhancements to NYC Ferry service

The city will expand its popular NYC Ferry service with bigger boats, more stops at Governors Island and additional summertime service to the beach. … Full Article

Driver Dorothy Bruns in fatal Park Slope crash will be charged for death of two kids

The disabled driver who fatally ran down two kids in Park Slope in March is now facing up to 15 years in jail for disregarding her doctor’s orders to not drive given her heart condition and multiple sclerosis, authorities said Thursday. … Full Article

Neighbors eulogize senior killed in Gerritsen Beach car wash accident

The 85-year-old woman killed in a freak accident at a Gerritsen Beach car wash on Tuesday was remembered as a devoted mother and grandmother who was very much in love with her husband, who was critically injured in the mishap, according to  … Full Article

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