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I remember living in the Floyd Bennett Field flight path during the Cold War

August 13 | William A. Gralnick

It was the biggest thing I ever saw. Today, kids would call it ginormous. To me it was a behemoth. I’m sure I would have thought, as its shadow reached me, that it was an escapee from Jurassic Park, had the movie been made yet. It was the Convair B-36 “Peacemaker” bomber (sort of a […]

A graduating blood hound awaits his certificate at the NYPD Emergency Service Unit Canine Team graduation. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

New class of dogs graduates from Police Academy

December 12 | Paul Frangipane

Blood hounds, German shepherds and Labrador retrievers skated across the slippery stone floor of an aviation hangar at Floyd Bennett Field Wednesday morning as a crowd applauded them on their graduation from NYPD canine academy. The 10 new four-legged members of the department’s Emergency Service Unit K-9 team looked back on 360 hours of training […]

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