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Rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy left devastation and personal tragedy in its wake on Staten Island.  It also left us with staggering governing challenges for the rebuilding of the borough. … Full Article

Bands hope their music raises money for Gerritsen Beach storm victims

Two months after Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, the super-storm’s victims are still suffering as they try to repair their damaged homes and rebuild their lives. … Full Article

FEMA officials to meet with Gerritsen Beach residents

Residents of Gerritsen Beach whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Sandy will get a chance to get the latest information on the recover effort from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials at a town hall meeting on Dec. 27. … Full Article

Lawmaker promotes literacy during visit to Caribbean-American health center

Reading aloud to a pre-schooler has long been touted by educators as an important building block to a child’s success in later life. But now, health care experts are also encouraging the practice. And lawmakers are helping them get the message across. … Full Article

Bob Turner reflects on his brief tenure in Congress

It was little over a year ago, in September 2011, that Bob Turner, a former cable TV executive and a Republican, was elected congressman in a special election to replac … Full Article

Good samaritans rescue Brownsville girl trapped under a car

A Brooklyn girl who was trapped beneath a vehicle has been saved by several good Samaritans. … Full Article

Thor breaks ground on new BJ’s store in Gravesend

Brooklyn’s getting a brand new BJs: Thor Equities and representatives of BJ’s Wholesale Club joined officials and business leaders on Monday to break ground on a 200,000 square foot BJ’s at 1752 Shore Parkway in Gravesend Bay. … Full Article

Ground broken on new BJ's in Sandy-battered Gravesend; store will create 300 jobs

Just weeks after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, Thor Equities and BJ’s Wholesale Club broke ground today on a massive new BJ’s Wholesale Club retail destination on Shore Parkway, in Sandy-battered Gravesend, Brooklyn. … Full Article

134 guns are off the streets, thanks to buyback program

Gun violence, sadly, has once again become the center of attention. … Full Article

Carole King: From Brooklyn’s Madison HS to Library of Congress

Carole King, Brooklyn-raised singer-songwriter, has become the first woman to win the Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, joining suc … Full Article


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