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NYC comptroller Stringer: Removing snow costs $1.8 million per inch

A new study says the cost of removing snow in New York City is about $1.8 million per inch. City Comptroller Scott Stringer released a report Wednesday that analyzed more than 10 years of snowstorms. … Full Article

DOB issues stop work order on section of Brooklyn's Pierhouse development

The Department of Buildings has issued a partial stop work order halting construction on and above the second floor at 130 Furman Street, the southern portion of the Pierhouse project at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Brooklyn Community Foundation announces 6 new board members for 2015

Brooklyn Community Foundation has announced the appointment of six new members to its Board of Directors: Deborah Archer, Genevieve Kahr, Harsha Marti, Gabriel Schwartz, Sarah Williams and John Wright. Each has been elected to serve a three-year term. … Full Article

Lynch defends Obama's immigration policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Challenged by Republicans, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch on Wednesday defended President Barack Obama's decision to shelter millions of immigrants from deportation though they live in the country illegally. … Full Article

Treyger: Don’t blame officials for snow storm hype

Winter Storm Juno didn’t turn out to be the blizzard of the century, as many parts of New York City were hit with less snow than had been anticipated. … Full Article

Future home of anchor at 76 Montague spurs community discussion

Following a Brooklyn Daily Eagle article that discussed the new tenants of 76 Montague St., who wish to move the 19th century anchor that sits by the storefront, there was much dialogue about the issue from Brooklyn Heights residents and community members.  … Full Article

"Save Pier 6" members convene in Brooklyn

Members and supporters of “Save Pier 6,” an advocacy group fighting against plans for two high-rise residential buildings to be built at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6, congregated inside the Zion German Lutheran Church on Henry Street in Brooklyn Heights on Sunday, ahead of the … Full Article

Cuomo: MTA service to resume 9 a.m. Tuesday

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the MTA will start phasing in service at 9 a.m. Tuesday and expects to be back on a Sunday schedule by noon. MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast says commuters can expect a return to a full schedule on Wednesday. They spoke during a briefing on the snowstorm. … Full Article

De Blasio: Travel on NYC streets banned during blizzard

Mayor de Blasio warned New Yorkers to stay off city streets as a massive nor'easter – nicknamed Juno – bore down on the city on Monday. … Full Article

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