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Hercules packs a punch! Brooklyn digs out from snow storm

Bensonhurst
Southern Brooklyn did its best to get on with daily life during Winter Storm Hercules on Friday morning, but like their fellow citizens elsewhere in the borough, residents found that the snow, the heavy winds, and the sub-freezing temperatures disrupted their normal routines. … Full Article
 

Elderly man struck and killed on Seventh Ave.

Bay Ridge
A 75-year-old man was struck and killed in a freak accident Thursday morning in which a car that had slowed down to let him cross the street was rear-ended by a jeep, causing the auto to hit the elderly pedestrian, police said. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge Catholic school offers tuition help for students

Bay Ridge
The high cost of putting a child through Catholic school can often prohibit parents from choosing a religion-based education for their children. … Full Article
 
 

School tax exemption deadline fast approaching

Borough Park
Dec. 31 is more than just the last day of 2013. It also marks the last day in which homeowners can register for New York State’s school tax relief program, otherwise known as STAR. … Full Article
 

Gentile’s pet peeve – people abusing animals

Bay Ridge
A bill the City Council approved at its last session of 2013 will go a long way toward protecting animals from abuse at the hands of heartless people, according to Councilman Vincent Gentile, who co-sponsored the animal-rights legislation. … Full Article
 

National Grid has special fund to help with your heating bills

Bay Ridge
Help is available for low income homeowners having trouble keeping up with the high costs of heating their houses. … Full Article
 

DOT to install safety measures on Albemarle Road

Kensington
A Kensington street that has been a major concern to local residents for years is going to be getting some special attention from the Department of Transportation over the next few months. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge cops aggressively investigating mystery ‘abduction’

Bay Ridge
Police in Bay Ridge have a Christmas mystery on their hands. … Full Article
 

School bus mess resolved, Felder says

Borough Park
A potentially messy situation stemming from a school bus company’s bankruptcy that could have left 40,000 students without a way to get to and from their classes has been averted, according to state Sen. Simcha Felder. … Full Article
 

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