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Viking volunteers honor war dead with Christmas wreaths

Every military service member deserves to be remembered in death, especially during the holiday season. … Full Article

Councilmembers want city to landmark Coney Island Boardwalk

One day in the future, you might be stepping on a city landmark when you take a stroll on the Coney Island Boardwalk. … Full Article

NYPD: Brooklyn man arrested in assault on officers

The New York Police Department says a 43-year-old Brooklyn man has been arrested in connection with an assault on officers during a Brooklyn Bridge protest last weekend. … Full Article

NYC to party for FDNY’s 150th anniversary in 2015

New York City’s Fire Department turns 150 years old next year, and the anniversary will be celebrated with a yearlong series of special events, summer block parties, a commemorative book and other happenings, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro announced on Tuesday. … Full Article

Cuomo gets kudos, scorn for New York fracking ban

ALBANY— New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is getting heaped with praise by environmentalists and scorn by business interests for a planned state ban on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, even as he insists the decision wasn't his. … Full Article

Commuter headache: MTA to renovate N train stations

Straphangers in southwest Brooklyn who ride the N train to work will have to put up with rerouted trains, closed subway platforms, construction noises and other commuter headaches starting in 2015. … Full Article

NYPD: Suspect questioned in Brooklyn Bridge assault on officers

The New York Police Department says a suspect is being questioned in connection with an assault on officers during a Brooklyn Bridge protest last weekend. … Full Article

Brooklyn man tried to sneak gun past JFK security; hidden in PlayStation 2

A Brooklyn man was arrested at JFK on Wednesday after trying to sneak a disassembled .22 caliber semi-automatic onto a plane inside a PlayStation 2 video game console. … Full Article

Thursday Dec. 18: Our World In Pictures

BRAZIL — Santa Claus Zip Lines Down Mountain: A man dressed as Santa Claus zip lines away from Sugar Loaf mountain after riding on top of a cable car in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Thursday. … Full Article

Stringer: NYC Housing Authority missed out on $700 million

City-owned housing projects are crumbling, yet the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) missed out on almost $700 million in revenue and cost savings opportunities, according to an audit carried out by cit … Full Article

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