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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams reflected on the state of Brooklyn in his first video holiday message to the borough’s residents. … Full Article

Schumer warns of webcam, ‘Smart’ TV, baby monitor hackers

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer on Sunday called on device manufacturers to adopt improved safety and security standards to help prevent hackers from breaking into individuals' camera-enabled devices, and live streaming personal lives for all to see. … Full Article

Monday Dec. 1: Our World In Photos

INDIA — Indian Worker Participates in Iron, Steel Scrap Workshop: An Indian worker works at an iron and steel scrap workshop at an industrial area on Reay Road in Mumbai, India, on Monday. Mumbai is also known as the financial capital of India. … Full Article

Homebound elderly residents get special delivery on Thanksgiving

Frail and elderly Bay Ridge residents who couldn’t make it to the homes of relatives for Thanksgiving were still able to enjoy turkey dinners with all the trimmings, thanks to a group of volunteers. … Full Article

Leaders of politics, business, education gather for memorable meal

Vittoria Seafood & Grill, a restaurant on Sheephead Bay's restaurant row, was the setting for a memorable dinner enjoyed by a group of political, business, education and health care leaders brought together for the occasion by the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. … Full Article

94-year-old Brooklyn man tries to sneak a loaded gun onto a plane at LaGuardia

A 94-year-old Brooklyn man was found to be packing heat when he entered a body scanner at a checkpoint at LaGuardia Airport early on Wednesday, Nov. 26 – one of the busiest travel days of the year. … Full Article

City hosts grand re-opening of Dyker Beach Dog Run

Every dog has its day – especially in the Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights area, where a newly renovated park just for pets was officially dedicated on Tuesday. … Full Article

Council seeks to improve communications system in disasters

The city’s emergency communication system will need vast improvements if residents are to stay safe when the next disaster hits, according to Councilmember Mark Treyger, who took part in a hearing focusing on proposed legislation aimed at fixing the problem. … Full Article
Brooklynites protest Ferguson decision

Brooklynites protest Ferguson grand jury decision in front of federal courthouse

Ferguson, Missouri, is nearly 1,000 miles away, but that didn't stop crowds of people in Brooklyn from protesting a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who killed Michael Brown. … Full Article

Wednesday Nov. 26: Our World In Pictures

VENEZUELA — Macaws Thriving Amid Caracas High-Rises: In this Nov. 24 photo, macaws fly over the city in Caracas, Venezuela. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights resident wants more security for $6.3 million brownstone

A $6.3 million brownstone in tony Brooklyn Heights has been vacant and unlocked for at least five weeks, and a neighbor worries it will attract vagrants, curious kids and big trouble. … Full Article

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