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In a Borough Hall ceremony that brought tears to many eyes, Brooklyn World War II veterans, including Pearl Harbor survivors, commemorated on Monday the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on  … Full Article

Pearl Harbor remembered at moving Brooklyn Borough Hall ceremony

In a Borough Hall ceremony that brought tears to many eyes, Brooklyn World War II veterans, including Pearl Harbor survivors, commemorated on Monday the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. … Full Article

New Bay Ridge board of tourism discussed at Colonial Club meeting

On Thursday, Dec. 1, the Brooklyn Colonial Club welcomed guest speaker Justin Brannan, a Bay Ridge community leader and former chief of staff to Councilmember Vincent Gentile, to speak about his newest endeavor, the Bay Ridge Board of Tourism.  … Full Article

Ocean Parkway residents push back against proposed New York State DOT changes along key intersections

It was a bright and beautiful December Sunday morning in Midwood as a seemingly endless stream of traffic flowed in both directions along Ocean Parkway and a crowd of nearly 100 people gathered at the corner of Ocean Avenue and Avenue J chanted: “No more no-turns! … Full Article

Adams says technology catches heat-stingy landlords

Amid the news that a lawsuit has been filed on behalf of tenants of a Brownsville building against the landlord over a lack of heat was a little-noticed development that Borough President Eric Adams said could wind up playing a major role in helping apartment dwellers fight heat-stingy landlords. … Full Article

Cops forge compromise in Dyker Christmas parking fight

A potentially messy controversy that erupted over the city’s decision to ban parking along a wide swath of 86th Street to accommodate tour buses bringing in visitors to see the world-famous Christmas lights of Dyker Heights appears to have been nipped in the bud. … Full Article

Obituary: William Pyles Jr., 93

William Pyles Jr., 93, of Brooklyn, NY, formerly of Midland, died Sunday afternoon, November 6, 2016 in Brooklyn. He was born August 31, 1923 in Flint, Michigan, son of the late William and HenryEtta (Baker) Pyles Sr. Mr. … Full Article

After horrific beating of Jaden Jordan, Brooklyn BP Adams launches program to combat child abuse

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. (Child Abuse Response and Engagement) program. … Full Article

Salaam Club prepares for its 71st Annual Holiday Gala

The Salaam Club of New York is preparing for its 71st Annual Holiday Gala, to be held on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the El Caribe Country Club, 5945 Strickland Ave.  … Full Article

Colonial Club talk addresses concerns about quality of life for senior citizens

The Colonial Club of Bay Ridge has a long history of presenting insightful and informative talks about community events and topics that pertain to its membership.  The club is composed of civic leaders and professionals who play an active role in their neighborhood. … Full Article

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