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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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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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...

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BPL Requests Public’s Opinion of Controversial Plans for Brooklyn Heights Branch

Dec 29, 13 BPL Requests Public’s Opinion of Controversial Plans for Brooklyn Heights Branch

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The Brooklyn Public Library is urging the public to voice their opinion on seven proposals for the future of the Brooklyn Heights branch of the BPL. Residents are being asked to visit the BPL’s website where they will be able to examine the seven plans for the library and then offer their comments on each plan. Among the proposals...

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Bushwick’s M Train Central Station Reopens with New Look

Aug 18, 13 Bushwick’s M Train Central Station Reopens with New Look

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After a hiatus of five months and an $11 million makeover, commuters in Bushwick got back their Central Avenue stop on the M train line. Among the spanking new features at the station are the repair of structural damage on the decrepit staircases and a new drainage system. Travelers who are not in too much of a hurry will also... greatsitehosting.com | Twitter takipci

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Brooklyn Local Ridership Rolling Along

Apr 14, 13 Brooklyn Local Ridership Rolling Along

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The G train, also known as the Brooklyn local, has been gaining riders at a rate faster than any other subway line in New York City. Data from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reveals that in 2012 the G gained 2,000 users each weekday, a rise of 4.2 percent, making other train routes in town look practically unused. This...

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