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Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that schools will be open on Wednesday, January 28, and Regents exams will resume as scheduled. All field trips will be canceled, and after-school programs will be open. Schools were closed on Tuesday, January 27, in preparation for Winter Storm Juno.

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Winter Storm Juno may not have been the snowfall of historic proportions as predicted, but it still dumped a good bit of the white stuff on Sheepshead Bay and all over New York City. Fortunately for local photographers, it was still easy enough to get around on foot, which meant a beautiful blanket of powdery snow to traipse…

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The snow is already starting to pile up, and while shelves at local shops may be light on milk and bread as people stock up for the blizzard, we wanted to remind you about some things you should avoid through the storm, which is forecast to end around 12am on Wednesday. 1. Don’t drive! Get gas…


While a rainy day for most of us is just a pain in the neck, it’s an absolute hazard in the Sheepshead Bay courts – the bungalow colonies lining the eastern end of Emmons Avenue. The below-street-level communities, which date back about 100 years, have long been prone to flooding. Neighbors are getting fed up,…


I’d wager a bet that I already know the answer many of our readers will give to the question posed in our headline. But Gotham Gazette is the one asking the question, and we thought we’d get in on the action. The news outlet dispatched more than a dozen reporters to Manhattan’s Lower East Side…


The following is a message from the offices of Councilman Chaim Deutsch: As the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches, Council Member Chaim Deutsch is reuniting various first responders who were instrumental in assisting thousands of residents during Hurricane Sandy in affected neighborhoods throughout the 48th District. Council Member Deutsch is organizing an event for…

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