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PENNSYLVANIA — Celebrating Hanukkah: A woman passes by a menorah on Independence Mall in Philadelphia ahead of the second night of Hanukkah on Wednesday. … Full Article

FIAO dedicates Il Centro in Bensonhurst

Bensonhurst has a brand new cultural center, thanks to the Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Brooklyn, Inc., which hosted a dedication ceremony on Monday for Il Centro, its new headquarters. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today November 15: Lead Levels in Brooklyn Exceed Flint, Michigan

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 49°, Night 46°, Mostly Sunny … Full Article

Tuesday November 14, Our World in Pictures

BANGLADESH — Crossing the River: In this Sunday photo, Rohingya Muslims aboard a makeshift raft made of plastic containers attempt to cross the Naf River from Myanmar into Bangladesh. … Full Article

Bring back B71 bus to Brooklyn, advocates tell MTA

You can’t get there from here, parents and officials pushing for the return of the cross-Gowanus B71 bus complained at Monday’s meeting of the MTA Bus Committee. … Full Article

Dyker Heights Civic Association forming crime watch group

The residents of Dyker Heights are preparing to take an active role in their own safety. … Full Article

MILESTONES: November 14, birthdays for Rev Run, Condoleezza Rice, Josh Duhamel

On this day in 1935, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported that Brooklyn District Attorney William F.X. Geoghan had ordered the arrest of a garage worker named Meyer Luckman in the unsolved Druckman murder mystery. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today November 14: Subway Fare Hikes Could Happen Sooner Than Expected

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 48°, Night 39°, Partly Sunny … Full Article

BQX prototype, Streetcar builds broader support

A couple of the most crowded train cars in Brooklyn this morning, at least for a few minutes, were two that had no wheels on them. … Full Article

Are we going to see Subway fare hikes sooner than expected?

Bus and subway riders aren’t happy with the news from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli about the possibility of higher transit fares coming sooner rather than later. … Full Article

NYPD recovers car and driver that drove off the 69th St. Pier in Bay Ridge

The car that drove off the 69th Street Pier in Bay Ridge on Shore Road has been recovered, and the vehicle was driven by 54-year-old Louis Candell, who had not been seen since Sunday, Nov. … Full Article

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