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NY breaks ground on Coney Island beach-protection project

New York elected officials have broken ground on a $25 million project to protect the shoreline at Coney Island. Sen. Charles Schumer says the Army Corps of Engineers project will replenish and repair beachfront areas damaged by Superstorm Sandy in 2012.
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NYPD: Freezing temps may have claimed man's life in Coney Island

Authorities say freezing temperatures may have claimed the life of a man found dead on the Coney Island boardwalk. Police identified the 77-year-old victim as Bai-Ping Wen. … Full Article

Brooklyn Braces for More Snow Early Tuesday

Snow will begin after midnight on Monday and continue through about noon Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.  … Full Article
THE EVERGREEN COUPLES OF BROOKLYN-DECADES OF LOVE

Celebrating more than 8,000 years of love at Brooklyn Borough Hall

More than 150 couples who have been together 50 years or more celebrated their combined 8,245 years of love at a Borough Hall Valentine’s Day party -- complete with lunch, dancing and a photo booth -- on Friday. … Full Article

De Blasio announces commitments to strengthen City’s Tech workforce

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday announced 14 initial industry commitments to support the delivery of technology education, training and job opportunities to thousands of New Yorkers as part of the Administration’s NYC Tech Talent Pipeline initiative. … Full Article

Green projects aim to prevent sewage overflows in Brooklyn

On Thursday, NYC Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Emily Lloyd announced that six stormwater management projects have been chosen to receive more than $3 million in funding through the  … Full Article

Dem bums! DNC says NFW for NYC

Brooklyn merchants will be crying in their beer at McMahon's Public House and stress-eating their way through the dessert menu at The Chocolate Room. … Full Article

Lentol seeks immediate halt to evictions in wake of bribery scandal

The shocking scandal that has shaken the New York City Department of Buildings – a scandal that includes allegations that inspectors took bribes to evict tenants under false pretenses – should cause the agency to take a step back, according to one Brooklyn lawmaker. … Full Article

Study reveals alarming hunger statistics in Brooklyn

Across this gilded city, thousands of people are so poor they’re skipping meals. … Full Article

Fort Hamilton HS grad serving aboard aircraft carrier

Arian Trower is making Brooklyn very proud. Trower, a 2013 graduate of Fort Hamilton High School in Bay Ridge, joined the U.S. Navy and is currently on the adventure of a lifetime serving aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. George Washington. … Full Article

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