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Monday Dec. 7, Our World In Pictures

MAINE — Santa Goes Skiing: Skiers and snowboarders dressed as Santa take a run en masse at the Sunday River ski resort on Sunday in Newry. Skiers with full Santa outfits got free lift tickets for donating $15 to the Sunday River Community Fund. … Full Article

Lawsuit over Pierhouse height filed against Brooklyn Bridge Park, city, Toll Brothers

On Thursday, the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) and the preservationist group Save The View Now (STVN) filed a joint lawsuit over the height of a section of the Pierhouse hotel/residential complex under construction at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Cuomo signs EMS anti-assault bill into law

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into law legislation to put more teeth into existing laws protecting emergency medical technicians and other first responders from being assaulted on the job. … Full Article

Thursday Dec. 3, Our World In Pictures

MANHATTAN — City’s Holiday Spirit Kicks In: People watch as the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is lit during a ceremony on Wednesday. The Norway spruce tree stands at about 78 feet tall and is lit with more than 40,000 multi-colored LED lights. … Full Article

Wednesday Dec. 2, Our World In Pictures

PARIS — Art Installation Host to Birds: A seagull stands on the artwork "Where the Tides Ebb and Flow" by Argentinian artist Pedro Marzorati installed in a pond at the Montsouris Park during the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, on Wednesday. … Full Article

Crime reporter from Brooklyn breaks big story

Who was this kid from Brooklyn, now in his fifties, being interviewed nationally on Dateline NBC about Johnny Hincapie? … Full Article

Tuesday Dec. 1, Our World In Pictures

MISSOURI — Students Demand Rights: Rev. … Full Article

HeartShare starts toy drive for kids in its care

HeartShare Human Services of New York, which provides educational and recreational programs for children and developmentally disabled adults, is holding a toy and gift drive to benefit the kids and adults in its care.  … Full Article

Friends of Hope Ballfield to be honored at reception

The thousands of volunteers who clean and maintain the city’s parks are a valuable asset to New York, according to the organization Partnerships for Parks, which will be handing out awards to several groups in a ceremony on Dec. 2. … Full Article

Bay Ridge board rejects affordable housing re-zoning plan

Joining a growing chorus of Brooklyn community boards that are not singing the praises of Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing plan, Community Board 10 voted to reject a key element of the mayor’s ambitious proposal. … Full Article

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