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ICYMI: Sandy Anniversary, F Train Express Service, Community Mourns Fallen Police...

In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Here are some of the big stories you may have missed this week. You can keep up with what’s...

Bogus Charges On Your Cell Phone Bill? You Can Get Money...

Cell phone companies are doling out millions of dollars in refunds after agreeing to stop a slew of shady billing practices called "cramming," but few...

Gentile Supports Overseas Tax To Fund Highway Trust Fund

In the wake of a report that found several heavily utilized bridges in our area to be structurally unsound, Councilman Vincent Gentile has declared support for...

Three Arrested For Plotting To Join ISIS With Backup Plan To...

Three Brooklyn men, one of which is from Midwood, have been arrested for conspiring to aid ISIS, including a vague plot to plant a bomb in Coney...

Elected Officials Break Ground On T-Groins To Prevent Beach Erosion In...

After two long decades, the Coney Island Reach Project is finally getting some love. The shoreline protection plan, which dates back to 1992, outlines critical restoration, T-groins, and...

From Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte’s Inauguration, Narratives Of Overcoming Barriers

When Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte was 10 years old, she was hit by a car barreling around the corner at E. 45th Street and Farragut Road. The...

Prison Ship Martyrs Monument Might Get National Recognition

The Prison Ship Martyrs Monument inside Fort Greene Park is a neighborhood landmark and now it might also become a federal one. That is because the 106-year-old,...

Post-Sandy Renovations On The Way For Public Housing, But Residents Still...

By Jesse Coburn Mayor Bill de Blasio called the day “transcendent.” Senator Charles Schumer predicted “a glorious future” for the neighborhood. Shola Olatoye of the...

Post-Sandy Renovations On The Way For Public Housing, But Residents Still...

By Jesse Coburn Mayor Bill de Blasio called the day “transcendent.” Senator Charles Schumer predicted “a glorious future” for the neighborhood. Shola Olatoye of the...

Feds Give Nearly $1 Million For Brighton Beach Greenstreets As Coastal...

The Department of Interior is sending $990,000 to the New York City Parks Department to create approximately 14 greenstreets throughout Brighton Beach, intended to...

Feds To Launch Storm-Surge Warning Maps To Remind You How Screwed...

The National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA), the federal government's weather sleuths, will soon launch storm surge warning maps to help highlight the specific...

Schumer Urges Further Federal Investigations Into Winter Energy Bill Spikes

In the wake of extraordinary rate hikes during the winter, Senator Charles Schumer has requested the the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), a government organization meant...

Schumer Urges Further Federal Investigations Into Winter Energy Bill Spikes

In the wake of extraordinary rate hikes during the winter, Senator Charles Schumer has requested the the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), a government organization meant...

Region Could Lose $1 Billion In Sandy Aid As Fed Spends...

New York City, New York State and New Jersey may have to compete for more than $1 billion in promised Superstorm Sandy relief that the federal government...

Local Pols Support Ticker-Tape Parade For Troops Returning From Iraq, Afghanistan

Several local representatives to the City Council said yesterday that they support a proposal to throw a ticker-tape parade in Manhattan's Canyon of Heroes...