Operation “Summer All Out” Bringing 300 More Cops to Brooklyn and the Bronx

Jul 07, 14 Operation “Summer All Out” Bringing 300 More Cops to Brooklyn and the Bronx

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In an effort to reduce the shocking surge in shootings in the Bronx and Brooklyn, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will be taking many of his officers off their desk jobs and re-deploying them in the most violent precincts. According to an internal police memo dated June 30 Bratton outlined a plan called “Summer All Out.” An...

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Love Locks Breaking Brooklyn Bridge, Officials Say

Jun 01, 14 Love Locks Breaking Brooklyn Bridge, Officials Say

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New York City Department of Transportation officials are asking tourists and natives to refrain from marking their undying love with so-called ‘love locks’ due to the damage they cause to the structure. The custom for couples to memorialize their loving relationships originated in Italy several decades ago, and then spread to...

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Emergency Services Police Prevent Suicide at Brooklyn Bridge

May 25, 14 Emergency Services Police Prevent Suicide at Brooklyn Bridge

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Four Emergency Services Unit detectives climbed 20 feet above the roadway of the Brooklyn Bridge on Thursday to rescue a man who was threatening to jump off. Detectives James Coll, Sean Mulcahy, Michael Cook and Kimberly Zarrilli donned harnesses and then shimmied up to where a man was perched on the south side of the Brooklyn end...

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Fun Run for Brooklyn Public Schools

May 11, 14 Fun Run for Brooklyn Public Schools

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Sponsored by Councilmember Brad Lander and other elected officials including Laurie Cumbo, Steven Levin, and Carlos Menchaca, the seventh installment of the “Brooklyn PTA 5K Fun Run for Schools” took place this past Saturday, raising much needed funds for Brooklyn public schools. Last year the event raised $10,000, which was...

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Confusing Traffic Lights Causing Danger at Brooklyn Intersection

Apr 27, 14 Confusing Traffic Lights Causing Danger at Brooklyn Intersection

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The corner of Kings Highway and East 34th Street in Brooklyn is a place where drivers don’t know there “stop” from their “go” according locals, who have been busy videotaping vagrant violations of the law by cars going straight through red lights. The dangerous problem was investigated last Friday by CBS reporter Dave Carlin who... starbuck coffee | car insurance quotes | clash of clans hack

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Greater New York Region CD Rates Higher than Average

Five-year CD rates in the Greater NY region are higher than the national average, according to a recent report by RateWatch. TheStreet.com explained: “In the Greater New York Region area, the average 5-year CD rate sat at 1.117%, higher than the national average of 1.13%.” Further reports add that the average 3-year CD rate in the...

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