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More than two years after Superstorm Sandy, Thanksgiving remains a difficult holiday for cash-strapped central Brooklyn residents still struggling to repair their homes. … Full Article

Wednesday Oct. 8: Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK — Rockettes Rehearse in New York: The Rockettes rehearse their "New York at Christmas" number from the 2014 Radio City Christmas Spectacular, in the rehearsal space of St. Paul the Apostle Church, in New York, on Tuesday. … Full Article

Public advocate reveals NYC's worst landlords

Carmen Piniero begrudgingly agreed when her landlord asked her to stay in a hotel for two nights in June — and when she returned, her Brooklyn apartment had been torn apart. … Full Article

Joseph Sweeney, creator of ‘The Doors of Brooklyn,’ dies at 76

Joseph Lee Sweeney, a retired architect and photographer who chronicled “The Doors of Brooklyn” in an iconic poster, is dead at 76. He passed away on Sept. 22 after a brief illness, family members said. … Full Article

Further details, concerns emerge at Heights Library Community Advisory Council Meeting

A Community Advisory Council meeting Tuesday evening revealed new information about the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Public Library, along with a fresh round of criticism regarding its recently approved sale to the Hudson Companies. … Full Article

Local precinct captains give State of Public Safety address at Community Board 2 meeting

Community Board 2 (CB2) held its monthly general meeting at the Ingersoll Community Center on Myrtle Avenue on Monday night, when captains from local police precincts gave a state of public safety presentation. … Full Article

Sunset Park couple looking to donate funds to youth programs

A husband and wife team of Sunset Park civic activists has announced a unique new grant program for local youths that they are funding themselves. Renee and Tony Giordano said they are looking for youth-base programs in the community to receive $100 grants. … Full Article

De Blasio administration launches Community Parks Initiative

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. … Full Article

Tuesday Oct. 7: Our World In Pictures

NEW YORK — Pedi-Sukkah Parade Peddles Through NY: In this photo provided by Chabad.org, 10 Chabad-Lubavitch teens on “pedi-sukkahs” ride down Fifth Avenue in New York on Monday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Library redevelopment meeting Tuesday, Oct. 7 at Borough Hall

Brooklyn Public Library's (BPL) Community Advisory Committee will be meeting at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Tuesday, October 7 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the next steps in the redevelopment of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library. … Full Article

Famed Brooklyn attorney accused of wrongdoing

Unexpected news hit the wire this past weekend as allegations of sexual assault emerged against longstanding Brooklyn civil attorney Sanford Rubenstein. The accusations are still being investigated and have been covered extensively in the tabloids.  … Full Article

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