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Rally Urges N.Y. Parents To Opt Out On Eve Of More Common Core Testing

Another round of Common Core testing was set to kick off on Wednesday, and growing number of students have elected to opt out.

04/21/2015

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Little League Players March Down Brooklyn’s Seventh Ave. In Honor Of Opening Day

Young baseball players from across Brooklyn spent a beautiful Saturday kicking off the start of Little League season and even met a special guest on opening day

04/11/2015

A brush fire broke out in Prospect Park on Monday, April 6. (Credit: @steve_morotta, via Twitter)

Brush Fire Rages For Hours In Prospect Park

A brush fire broke out Monday evening in Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

04/06/2015

Firefighters respond to a manhole fire on Prospect Park West on Feb. 2, 2015. (credit: Jenna Stern)

Manhole Fire Injures 1, Blows Out Windows Near Prospect Park

The fire began around 11:30 a.m. on Prospect Park West between Fifth and Sixth streets.

02/02/2015

Surveillance images capture suspect in an assault on a woman on the D Train in Brooklyn on Oct. 30. (Credit: NYPD)

Search On For Teen Suspect In Assault On Woman Aboard D Train

Police on Wednesday were searching for teenage girl or young woman in an assault on the D Train at in Brooklyn.

12/10/2014

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NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: October 6th-12th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in NYC, week of October 6th- 12th.

10/06/2014

Geoffrey McFarlane shows the ticket he got for walking on a path in Prospect Park after dark, despite what he says is the lack of an easy-to-see sign. (Credit: CBS 2)

Prospect Park Pedestrians Baffled By Ticket Blitz

Pedestrians say they were just walking through after dark when they got slapped with summons.

09/09/2014

The Prospect Park Alliance is enlisting volunteers to help fight an invasive species of grass. (Credit: CBS 2)

Alliance Says Invasive ‘Phragmites’ Grass Isn’t Welcome In Prospect Park

It may be green, but it isn’t welcome in Prospect Park. Landscapers say a species of invasive grass has got to go.

08/08/2014

A woman was struck and killed on the stretch of Flatbush Avenue that runs through Prospect Park on Monday, July 14. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Struck, Killed On Flatbush Avenue In Prospect Park

A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday evening along Flatbush Avenue near Prospect Park.

07/14/2014

Prospect Park Lake (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Borough President, Nonprofit Urge Swimming Safety After Drowning

In the wake of the drowning death of a toddler in Prospect Park, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and a nonprofit swimming education group have joined together to urge proper water safety.

07/07/2014

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Brooklyn Resident Calls For End To Charcoal Grilling In Prospect Park

There’s a movement to ban charcoal grilling in Prospect Park due to the smoke that can be harmful to your health.

07/01/2014

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Petition Calls For Possible Ban On Charcoal Grilling In Prospect Park

“That is an issue for the elderly, for the ill, for the children, for the asthmatics in this area,” Carmen Almito told 1010 WINS reporter Roger Stern.

06/30/2014

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Some Brooklyn Residents Seek Ban On Grilling In Prospect Park

Grilling is currently only allowed in designated spots, but some people want it moved farther away from residential areas.

06/29/2014

Kids ice skating (file/credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Ice Celebration Set For Monday In Prospect Park

The completely free program is held at the rink in Prospect Park. There are 40 students in the current program, which is funded through donations.

03/23/2014

Rynn Berry, 68, collapsed while jogging in Propsect Park on Dec. 31, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Report: Author Who Collapsed In Prospect Park Has Died

The author who collapsed in Prospect Park in New Year’s Eve has died, according to a published report.

01/09/2014

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