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Flowers, candlelight vigil for two murdered Brooklyn NYPD officers

A memorial of flowers and stuffed animals piled up at the entrance to Downtown Brooklyn’s 84th Precinct on Gold Street on Sunday, as hushed  … Full Article

Hindu group unhappy with goddess Kali mural at Brooklyn Museum

Hindus are upset over an “inappropriate” portrayal of Hindu goddess Kali in a mural at the Brooklyn Museum, says Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society of Hinduism based in Nevada.  … Full Article

New resiliency investments for small businesses, jobs in Sandy-impacted neighborhoods

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday announced new targeted resiliency and infrastructure investments that will support businesses and jobs in neighborhoods impacted by Superstorm Sandy. … Full Article

Viking volunteers honor war dead with Christmas wreaths

Every military service member deserves to be remembered in death, especially during the holiday season. … Full Article

Councilmembers want city to landmark Coney Island Boardwalk

One day in the future, you might be stepping on a city landmark when you take a stroll on the Coney Island Boardwalk. … Full Article

NYPD: Brooklyn man arrested in assault on officers

The New York Police Department says a 43-year-old Brooklyn man has been arrested in connection with an assault on officers during a Brooklyn Bridge protest last weekend. … Full Article

NYC to party for FDNY’s 150th anniversary in 2015

New York City’s Fire Department turns 150 years old next year, and the anniversary will be celebrated with a yearlong series of special events, summer block parties, a commemorative book and other happenings, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro announced on Tuesday. … Full Article

Cuomo gets kudos, scorn for New York fracking ban

ALBANY— New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is getting heaped with praise by environmentalists and scorn by business interests for a planned state ban on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, even as he insists the decision wasn't his. … Full Article

Commuter headache: MTA to renovate N train stations

Straphangers in southwest Brooklyn who ride the N train to work will have to put up with rerouted trains, closed subway platforms, construction noises and other commuter headaches starting in 2015. … Full Article

NYPD: Suspect questioned in Brooklyn Bridge assault on officers

The New York Police Department says a suspect is being questioned in connection with an assault on officers during a Brooklyn Bridge protest last weekend. … Full Article

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