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Over the past few weeks, thousands of clipboard-toting volunteers have fanned out across some of the nation's largest cities, tasked with a deceptively complex job: counting the number of hom … Full Article

Wednesday Dec. 16, Our World In Pictures

LAS VEGAS — GOP Debaters Take Stage: Republican presidential candidates, from left, John Kasich, Carly Fiorina, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie and Rand Paul take the stage during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the  … Full Article

EXCLUSIVE: How Levin crafted final deal for Brooklyn Heights Library

Councilmember Stephen Levin has called the proposal to sell and develop the Brooklyn Heights Library branch at 280 Cadman Plaza West “the most controversial issue I’ve seen in my district since being elected in 2009.” … Full Article

Many cities got LA schools bomb threat, NYC officials say

New York City officials say they and many cities across the country received the same threat that closed the Los Angeles school system. … Full Article

Borough Park street named for Holocaust hero

A Borough Park street was officially renamed by New York City on Sunday in memory of a rabbi who helped save thousands of Polish refugees and Slovakian Jews from concentration camps during the dark years of the Holocaust. … Full Article

NYC officials say threat that closed LA schools is a hoax

New York City school officials received the same bomb threat early Tuesday that prompted the closure of the Los Angeles school system, but police quickly concluded that it was a hoax. … Full Article

Help for immigrants seeking citizenship comes to Greenpoint

Sara Sandoval, dressed in a neat black skirt and blue top and sporting a fashionable scarf emblazoned with the word “Roma,” has been in the U.S. 46 years. Originally from Argentina, Ms. Sandoval, 71, was applying for U.S. citizenship for the first time at a CUNY Citizenship Now! … Full Article

Adams visits Turkey on peace mission

  Borough President Eric L. Adams visited Turkey on a six-day mission aimed at spreading a message of trans-Atlantic solidarity.  … Full Article

Friday Dec. 11, Our World In Pictures

RIO DE JANEIRO — Women Inmates Celebrate Holiday: Prisoners perform during a Christmas decorating contest inside the Nelson Hungria prison on Thursday. … Full Article

Dec. 11, birthdays for John Kerry, Hailee Steinfeld, Mos Def

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 345th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1924, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Bandits Run Riot, Defy Cops in New Crime Outbreak.” … Full Article

City Council committee approves Brooklyn Heights Library /condo proposal

After almost three years of polarizing debate and unruly public meetings, the plan to sell and develop the Brooklyn Heights Library site was passed by the City Council Land Use Committee on Thursday. … Full Article

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