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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

Brooklyn well represented at new section of Manhattan's High Line

Our beloved borough is present in the form of a Brooklyn Soda Works stand on the shoreline of that other river, the Hudson. The popular soda purveyor has a prominent spot to sell its wares on the newly opened section of the High Line, a park fashioned from an old railway line. … Full Article

Brooklyn teen killed, 3 others hurt in NJ Turnpike crash

A Brooklyn teenager was killed and three other people were seriously injured when a tractor-trailer and a minivan collided on the New Jersey Turnpike. … Full Article

New car-sharing service ‘car2go’ launching in Brooklyn

Zipcar and other car-sharing companies will soon have a new competitor in Brooklyn: Texas-based car2go will be launching “point-to-point” car sharing in the borough on October 25. … Full Article

Sunset Park residents march to 72nd Precinct

In the wake of two violent interactions between police officers and citizens, both captured on video, Sunset Park community leaders organized a protest march to the 72nd Precinct station house on Saturday. … Full Article

Rosanna Scotto chairs benefit for police, fire widows

Fans who enjoy watching of Rosanna Scotto on “Good Day New York” now have even more reason to admire the television host. … Full Article

NYC subways targeted in ISIS terror plot -- NYPD, FBI evaluating threat level

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that there may be “imminent threats against subway systems” in the U.S. According to published reports, Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that the subway systems in New York City and Paris have been targeted by the Islamic State group ISIS. … Full Article

Report: Groundhog dies after escaping mayor's grip

The rodent that escaped Mayor Bill de Blasio's grasp during this year's Groundhog Day ceremony reportedly died a week after the fall. The New York Post says the Staten Island Zoo didn't notify the mayor's office about the groundhog's demise. … Full Article

City installs new traffic lights on Kent Avenue

Pedestrians crossing Kent Avenue in Williamsburg to get to either East River State Park or Bushwick Inlet Park — both of which are located adjacent to the avenue — will have an easier time from now on, thanks to the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT), which is installing new traffic … Full Article

Wednesday Sept. 24: Our World In Pictures

MEXICO — “Infinite Obsession” Exhibit Comes to Mexico: Journalists take pictures of an installation by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama during a press tour of her "Infinite Obsession" exhibit, at the Rufino Tamayo Museum in Mexico City, Mexico, on Tuesday. … Full Article

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