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Superstorm Sandy victims who are rebuilding their damaged houses are greatly in need of temporary housing, according to Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, who issued an urgent appeal on F … Full Article

Memorial Day Parade committee plans 2016 march

The Kings County Memorial Day Parade is one of the oldest, continuously run parades in the U.S., according to organizers who are busy making plans for the 2016 version. … Full Article

Community group claims Brooklyn Public Library understates capital funds

The Brooklyn Public Library has more money than it’s letting on, according to a new organization called Love Brooklyn Libraries (LBL). … Full Article

Behind the scenes of the Pineapple Walk vote in Brooklyn Heights

Was a co-op’s vote to reject development on a valuable slice of Brooklyn Heights an example of civic altruism or healthy self-interest? Maybe a bit of both, residents say. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Downtown Brooklyn, Barclays Center slammed by 2016's first blizzard

Brooklyn was slammed with over two feet of snow on Saturday into Sunday. Eagle photographer Andy Katz braved the elements on Saturday, depicting a winter wonderland of pictures in Downtown Brooklyn, Fort Greene by the Barclays Center and in Sunset Park.  … Full Article

Vision Zero working, but needs yearly benchmarks, greater investment

Vision Zero is working, with the number of traffic deaths at historic lows, thanks to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s leadership. That’s the good news. … Full Article

NY parks, weeks after Brownsville rape claim, set to get security funds

The city's parks are poised to receive additional money for security less than two weeks after a young woman reported being gang-raped by teenage boys in a playground in Brownsville. … Full Article

Thursday Jan. 21, Our World In Pictures

PAKISTAN — Country Mourns After Attacks: Villagers offer prayers during the funeral of a victim who was killed in an attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda on Thursday. … Full Article

Board 10 committee approves street name for Maureen Stramka

A proposal to memorialize a beloved Bay Ridge civic leader by renaming a street corner after her cleared an important hurdle when the Traffic and Transportation Committee of Community Board 10 voted to approve the idea. … Full Article

Brooklyn pols offer snow shoveling help

As the city geared for a major snow storm set to hit the East Coast this weekend, two Brooklyn City Council members said they are teaming up with a nonprofit organization to provide snow shoveling for senior citizens and disabled residents. … Full Article

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