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Transit officials and the union representing an estimated 34,000 New York City subway and bus workers have reached a tentative contract deal that includes raises but also higher health insurance pa … Full Article

De Blasio gets cards, balloons, poem from housing advocates for Valentine’s Day

Park Slope
Housing advocates had a special Valentine’s Day gift for mayor Bill de Blasio but rather than rely on a florist to delivery it, they brought it to the mayor’s Park Slope home themselves. … Full Article

More snow? NYC issues weather alert for Tuesday

New York City
New York City has issued a snow alert starting at 3 a.m. Tuesday. The preparation includes the sanitation and transportation departments, along with the Office of Emergency Management. … Full Article

East River shuttle bus service between Greenpoint, Williamsburg starts Tuesday

Williamsburg
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and State Senator Daniel Squadron today announced a temporary shuttle bus service will commence operation tomorrowFebruary 18, 2014, transporting riders be … Full Article

Levin: Ferry can’t resume until ramp collapse probe complete

Greenpoint
In the wake of the collapse of a gangplank at the Greenpoint ferry, Councilman Stephen Levin said ferry service cannot resume “until we have full knowledge of what caused the ramp to collapse.” … Full Article

Greenfield wants bigger signs on Prospect Expressway

Kensington
The speed limit on the Prospect Expressway is 45 miles per hour but it drops to 30 mph north of Church Avenue. Drivers who don’t see the signs warning of the lower speed limit are often slapped with summonses. … Full Article

Sen. Schumer calls for tighter power plant security following California attack

New York City
Senator Charles Schumer warns that terrorist attacks --  like a recently publicized April 16 assault on a power station in California -- could take down the nation’s power grid, and wants Congress to impose tighter securit … Full Article

Sweethearts celebrate decades of love, at Brooklyn Borough Hall

Downtown
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hosted a Valentine’s Day celebration of love, both mature and young, during his Sweethearts party at Borough Hall on Friday. … Full Article

Storm shut down vulnerable N line Thursday

Bensonhurst
Because of snowstorm conditions, MTA New York City Transit on Thursday temporarily suspended service on the southbound N line, also known as the Sea Beach Line, between 36th Street and Coney Island. … Full Article

De Blasio defends decision to keeps schools open, lauds Sanitation Dept, in sixth snow in six weeks

New York City
Mayor Bill de Blasio lauded the “herculean” efforts of the city’s Sanitation Department and first responders in a storm update on Thursday, and defended his decision to keep New York City public schools open during the cit … Full Article

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